Saturday, May 29, 2010

Shits on DVD! Part 1

It's 2 AM on Friday night (i'm posting this Saturday night tho). I'm waiting for approvals on 2 different projects before I can move forward, and I need to get up in a few hours to start on a different project, but as usual, I'm about as tired as a tasmanian devil on meth. So instead of sleeping, here's a list of 10 random movies, some new, some old, that you may or may not have seen or heard about, but you should. And if you've seen them, watch them again. They deserve that much:)


1. GENTLEMEN BRONCOS:
You remember when Napoleon Dynamite first came out and after your Vote For Pedro shirt was all stained from your shame-sweat and your mouth finally stopped uncontrollably muttering "GOSH, IDIOT," you actually had that moment where you stopped and were like, "Yah, that movie was OK, but now that I think about, it was super G-rated. What the fuck, who duped me into watching a G-rated movie and, even more, who hypnotized me into running around pretending I'm not allowed to cuss and that I need to practice my karate? Damn! If I was gonna be influenced that much by a movie, I wish that shit was DARK!"?
Then Nacho Libre came out right about then and did nothing to fulfill your fantasies, as that movie vacuumed a pile of dicks up off of the floor in record speed. HOWEVER, the magically imaginative husband/wife team of Jared & Jerusha Hess have finally accomplished what we wanted them to do in the first place. Gentlemen Broncos is, in the most general way possible, a dark Napoleon Dynamite. But it gets so much deeper than that, and so much more compelling and original. It's not just a cussing version of Napoleon. Actually, I still don't think there's even cussing in THIS on either, but its super fucked up nonetheless. Filled to the rim of the film canister with sci-fi, innocence, mormon values, snakes, deers with lasers, gay spacemen from the future, castration, vomit, plagiarism, indy filmmaking, more lasers, and superstar Jemaine Clement from FOTC. This shit's on DVD. Get it.





2. THE HIDDEN:
My favorite sci-fi flick hands down, back from the late 80's when movies didn't NEED good premises, but most of them had AWESOME ones anyway! I don't want to ruin any magic of this movie, but basically, it follows an intergalactic alien FBI agent who has been chasing an alien serial killer around the galaxy only to follow him to Earth, where the alien loves 80's metal, guns, fast cars, fast food, and vomiting itself into host humans of all types. You can rest assure that before I die I'm going to make something that is heavily inspired by this. I love it. Shits on DVD, go get it!





3. MARTYRS:
One of the best, and easily the most brutal, beautifully crafted movie the last 10 years. I recommend not researching ANYTHING about this if you haven't seen it, so I'm not even going to put a description or trailer or anything. Just note, it's a legitimate roller coaster ride through Hell. And it tests your patience, too. Consider a movie like Jacob's Ladder, or The Exorcist, Funny Games, Or even INSIDE, as a fucking slow Peter Pan Disney Ride through Hell in comparison. It's French. Watching the French audio with subtitles is recommended but really, there's not much dialog so if you hate subtitles, it doesn't really matter with this one. It's brilliant. Shits on DVD, watch it!


4 & 5. KING OF KONG & CHASING GHOSTS:
When documentaries are constructed in a way that the narrative plays out perfectly, and clearly defined heroes and super-villains rise out of the collection of quirky personalities rapidly firing awkwardness at the viewer, and you stand up and cry and cheer at the same time by the end of a DOCUMENTARY? That's powerful. That's like some Hoop Dreams shit, except this time, it's with DONKEY KONG! Editing is a magical thing, and this doc is edited perfectly so that you know who to root for, and you know who to hate. And trust me, you will hate a lot. A true underdog story as a science teacher in Oregon attempts to dethrone Video Game Legend Billy Mitchell from pedestal of Donkey Kong World Record Holder. I got to see this in a theater knowing little about it, and I was blown away. Shits on DVD. Get it!

Now, if you end up liking KING OF KONG (and if you DON'T, I will challenge you to the bloodiest spiked-pit dual possible), I suggest you dig up a separate documentary called CHASING GHOSTS. It's a perfect supplementary piece to K.O.K. because it chronicles the life of TWIN GALAXIES, which is the company that keeps track of all of the video game high-scores in the world. A lot of the same characters from KOK get more screen time here and you get to collapse into the world of pure coin-op nerd-dom. Shits never been released, but you can probably find it online somewhere.


KING OF KONG Trailer:



Chasing Ghosts Trailer:



6. THE BURNING:
Fine, I know this movie "couldn't have been made if it weren't for the success of Friday the 13th" and that it's "heavily inspired by Friday" even that "Tom Savini even worked on this with leftover effects and gags from Friday", but you know what? Fuck that, cuz this shit has Jason Alexander with HAIR! And besides that, it's an all around better movie. This is my favorite 80's slasher by far, and it has nothing to do with the supernatural or anything, its strictly a revenge movie. An asshole alcoholic caretaker at a summer camp, named Cropsy is a dick to the kids. So they play a prank on him, but he's such a clumsy asshole he fucks up his own prank that gets pulled on him and ends up engulfed in flames and on his death bed for 5 years before he takes his horribly burned body back to the camp to kill people with his gardening shears. That's it. It's awesome. Fisher Stevens gets killed in it. Fuckin Ratner from Fast Times gets killed it it, and one of those Wienstein dudes wrote it back in like 1980. And the sillouhette of Cropsy holding the shears up in the air against the sun every time he kills in BROAD DAYLIGHT rivals even Leatherface's famous chainsaw dance. Shits on DVD. Get it. Now.


THE BURNING TRAILER:



7. SPACEHUNTER: ADVENTURES IN THE FORBIDDEN ZONE (in 3-D).
If Tommy Wiseau spent his 6 million dollar budget on making a time machine instead of "THE ROOM", then used the time machine to go back into the 80's to be inspired by the wave of sci-fi movies being shit out after Star Wars came out, and then MADE a sci-fi movie with his 20 dollars he had left over, that product would be close to Spacehunter. Aspects of it are amazingly bad, including some dialogue and "space slang" that is downright cringing to have to listen to when it's melting out of Molly Ringwald's dumpy mouth. But surprisingly, some of the sets, though they were built from cardboard, wood glue and piles of latexy scraps left over from Cher & Joan Rivers' plastic surgery in the 80's, are AWESOME. And who doesn't like Michael Ironside as a demonic cancer-ridden robot alien villain? I saw this at the Metro 4 in Antioch in the early 80's in 3-D! That was the closest I got to seeing all angles of the Sixteen Candles chick back then so I loved this movie. I love a lot about this movie, but it seems like the Internet unanimously hates it. There's not even a trailer online for it so all I can show you is a watermarked lobby card from fucking Germany. Whatever. Shits on DVD. Find it!





8 & 9. [REC] & [REC]2:
[REC] is essentially what George Romero's Diary of the Dead SHOULD have been instead of the fucking phantom menace that it WAS. If you saw the american remake of [REC], which was called Quarantine, you saw almost the same movie as the original (Spanish) version but missed out on some rad story points that they changed in Quarantine for no apparent reason at all. Additionally, these kind of low-budget handheld shot movies work so much better as foreign films with unknown actors speaking unknown (to us uncultured fuckers) languages. That disconnect allows us to get pulled into the scenario. The moment that Dexter's sister pops up in the American version (Quarantine) and whines like she does in Dexter, it takes you out of the danger because you DO realize its only a movie. Anyway, REC 1 is awesome, its just footage of a local reporter getting trapped in an apartment that is being taken over by zombie-like people infected by some kind of sickess from within the building. Simple, but SUPER effective.
Now, [REC]2, on the other hand, does something that I have NEVER seen done effectively in a sequel (well, aside from Lord Of The Rings), especially not in a sequel that wasn't planned from the start. [REC]2 manages to start at the exact frame that part 1 left off at, but somehow, although the TONE of the movie and the execution of the filmmaking is similar to the first one, they take the story and the film itself in a COMPLETELY different direction SEAMLESSLY. Within 15 minutes the whole mythology of the first one is turned on its head and its a whole new universe, while at the same time, taking place in the EXACT location as the first one. It's crazy. Without spoiling anything, what I like about the approach to REC 2, is that, when watching REC 1, its a self contained story and it's pretty obvious that they didn't KNOW that they would be able to make a sequel. So there were not really any unanswered questions. Yet, as soon as REC 2 starts, it incorporates all of these elements from REC 1 that you didn't even know were even there because they didn't play a major role in part 1, but they do in part 2, which, in turn, makes part 1 even STRONGER after seeing part 2. It's a fantasy of mine to imagine just how "LOST" would have turned out if some more imaginative writers like these tackled it with this approach instead of just vainly going off on tangents and let other writers worry about it later. Anyway, this ranting makes little sense and I'm not gonna go back and re-read this because all i see when glancing back is 1's and 2's and fucking brackets.

REC 1: Shits on DVD. Get this instead of Quarantine, because if you watch Quarantine, the plot points that they changed wont make sense in REC 2. And watch it in SPANISH! Don't be afraid to read, dummy!
REC 2: Shits NOT on DVD in the states. I got a Spanish import copy overseas, but it's coming out to American theaters i think soon. You can probably order it online or something tho. Get this shit. It's the Godfather 2 & Terminator 2 of Zombie movies.


[REC] 1 Trailer:



[REC] 2 Trailer:



10. SKINNED DEEP:
This movie gets canned like fuck online. People hate it. But guess what, people with opinions that differ from mine are stupid. This movie has been my consistent friend-guage-meter for years. Watching this in front of people, and WITH people, and going the route of "pretending" it's a serious horror movie, is one of the most uncomfortable experiences that I somehow love to put myself in. Most of my friends are ok with this film as is, and the few that aren't are still my friends, I just don't talk to them ever and blocked them from my phone 'n shit. I really don't know why this movie gets such an asswhipping on the interwebs. I mean, I understand the folks who are used to seeing Old Dogs and Harry Potter and the occasional Apatow movie and Japanese PG-13 horror redux hate this thing, but actual horror movie fans? C'mon guys. Get your replica Romero huge glasses out and take a look at this thing for what it is. Here's a rundown of what madness to expect from this movie, which was written & directed by Gabe Bartolos (who did all of the practical effects on all of Frank Henenlotter's movies) and who shot it mostly illegally guerilla style on desert roads. DIY WINS! Check out just some of the things in this ridiculous movie: Bikers with Alzheimer's, a killer with a giant iron jaw and a superhero outfit, overacting rivaling THE ROOM, an albino plate-throwing WILLOW(!), romance, kidnapping, giant brains, overalls, a headless bodybuilder, angry organs, vomit, and an overall discomfort that you can't help but feel while watching it:) Shits on DVD MAYBE, might be out of print cuz of all the hate. Cop it if you can!


SKINNED DEEP TRAILER:





Now go be productive and watch movies!<3

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

NEW MONSTERS! NEW PRINTS! NEW FUN!

I had lunch with Jabba the Hutt yesterday, and as I sit here still digesting the Mynocks and glasses of Gammorean blood, I finally put up a TON of new products on the ZEROFRIENDS STORE!


Cuttin to it, here's the rundown:

Click on any of the pics to go to the store and, like, digitally add them to your digital cart and then get them NON-digitally in the non-digital mail box! YES!

1. "MY FAVORITE MONSTERS" Series 1



9 different monster prints!
By Alex Pardee
Each print in this unlimited set measures 5" x 7" and is printed with archival inks on Velvet Fine Art Paper.
Each print is hand signed by Alex Pardee.
Prints are available as a set or as individual pieces.

$10 each, or 3 for $25, or all 9 for $65

The first set contains the following monsters:
ALIEN, THE THING, JASON VORHEES, FREDDY KRUEGER, BRUNDLEFLY, CUJO, LEATHERFACE, PINHEAD & MICHAEL MYERS.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
Here is the direct link to purchase: http://zerofriends.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28&products_id=288


2. FINALLY MY "vintage" BASKET CASE SHIRT THAT I DESIGNED IS UP!



This shirt's design and printing method are an homage to vintage 80's horror movie posters and shirts. The screenprinting on this shirt is INSANE.
Its full discharge inks give it an ultra soft feel, and all of the wear and tear of an old shirt is reproduced
in perfect detail in the screenprinting process.
Shirt and printing detail:




CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

Or here is the direct link to purchase: http://zerofriends.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28&products_id=297


3. "ROADKILLIN' IT" BRLSQ x ALEX PARDEE x DAVE CORREIA LTD SCREENPRINT!



While in town on the Sketch 4 Sketch tour, Alex Pardee and Dave Correia got down on a spontaneous poster design with the entire Burlesque crew.
Made up entirely of recycled film parts and hand-drawn / painted elements, we are proud to say that this poster was with no computers and
every member of the Burlesque studio got involved in the creative process!
Each print was splattered or stenciled or spraypainted, so NO TWO ARE EXACTLY ALIKE!
Signed (by everyone) and numbered editon of 100.
We have less than 50 available for sale.
$50.00 each
19 x 25"
4 color print + spraypaint on French Whitewash paper
NOTE: Your poster may vary slightly from this picture, as each one is different!

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

Or here is the direct link to purchase: http://zerofriends.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28&products_id=298


4 & 5. SQUID-KID & GIANT CHICKEN Ltd One-Color Screen Prints!





Two Different 18"x24" Limited Edition Hand-Screened Poster, produced in conjunction with MONDO TEES.
Originally released and sold in conjunction with the Sketch 4 Sketch Tour stop in AUSTIN, TX!
Previously only available on tour. Limited Edition of 100.
Each poster is signed and numbered By Alex Pardee
$40.00 each.

And check out some of the detail on these prints, they are crazy cool:)




More products coming soon, and thanks to everyone who came out to the Weekend of Horrors, we had a blast. More detailed update on that soon too:)
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Thursday, May 20, 2010

LINKIN PARK 8-BIT REBELLION GAME RELEASED! AND IT'S DOPE!

You know, this got released while Dave & I were on the road being nomads, so I apologize for being late on this, but check it out if you haven't already seen this. My good homies in Linkin Park did something that no other band has done right yet, but they got it right. The created a full-on, from the ground up, original game for iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch called "8 Bit Rebellion."  It's a RPG / Massively Multiplayer game inspired by some of their favorite old school, 8 Bit Nintendo games. And just knowing the dudes and knowing that they are all genuinely influenced by this culture and do LOVE this stuff, it's cool to see that they were able to pull this off to this degree. Congrats, my friends.
So check out this trailer for the game and below are the direct links that you can get the different versions. The whole community aspect of it is awesome too. Check it:





Here's the game on iPhone / iPod Touch
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/linkin-park-8-bit-rebellion/id362709717?mt=8

Here's the game on iPad
http://www.itunes.com/app/linkinpark8bitrebellionipadedition

Signing this weekend at WEEKEND OF HORRORS IN LA!

Dear lonely house of mine,
I have been home and working inside of you for a whopping 6 days in a row, and while you are semi-fun to hang out with, I think our relationship needs some variety, and some more time apart again. So, I am leaving you again for 3 days to go back down to LA to SOAK MY BRAINS AND EYEBALLS IN HORRRRROOOORRR!
Sincerely,
Alexander M. Pardee, Wanderer of Highway 5


Yes! That is correct, sir (or ma'am), myself, along with Dave Correia & the Zerofriends Crew will be venturing down to Los Angeles tomorrow for the annual WEEKEND OF HORRORS convention at the MARRIOT by the Los Angeles Airport.
WEEKEND OF HORRORS
Fri., Sat. & Sun.
May 21-23, 2010
Marriott Los Angeles Airport
5855 West Century Blvd.
LA, CA
BOOTH #41 & 42



Click the banner for more info or here is the direct link:
http://www.creationent.com/cal/woh.htm

Oh, and as an extended added little fun bonus, Dave and I will be doing a low-key ongoing ENCORE OF THE SKETCH 4 SKETCH tour at our booth the entire show! So, if you happen to be going to the convention, bring a sketch, or draw something there, and we will trade sketches one more time!!!

Now, will we have any new merchandise here? Why, it's delightful that you asked, because YES, we are releasing something BRAND SPANKIN NEW!


As you may or may not know, I am currently working on a book called "My Favorite Monsters" chronicling a lot of my old memories of horror movie monsters and their influences on my art, my imagination, and my pre-meditated murdering style, and I am painting quick watercolor portraits of them all for the book. So, to keep you updated on my progress, every few months we will be releasing a new set of unlimited collectable giclee prints of some of the monster paintings. The very first set, containing some definite classic iconic monsters, will be unveiled and released for sale this weekend at our booth (#41 & 42) at the Weekend Of Horrors event. They will be up for sale on ZEROFRIENDS.COM shortly after. Here is some more specific info:

"MY FAVORITE MONSTERS"
Set #1 (9 different monsters)
By Alex Pardee
Each print in this unlimited set measures 5" x 7" and is printed with archival inks on Velvet Fine Art Paper.
Each print is hand signed by Alex Pardee.
Prints are available as a set or as individual pieces.

$10 each, or 3 for $25, or all 9 for $65

The first set contains the following monsters:
ALIEN, THE THING, JASON VORHEES, FREDDY KRUEGER, BRUNDLEFLY, CUJO, LEATHERFACE, PINHEAD & MICHAEL MYERS.





HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THIS WEEKEND AT THE CON. I HAVE A GOOD FEELING YOU MAY WANT TO AT LEAST COME OUT FOR THE COSTUME CONTEST AS I HAVE GOOD WORD THAT A CERTAIN ARTIST NAMED ARLO RAMZ, who eats penguins, MIGHT BE APPEARING AS A PARTICULAR….CURIOSITY:)
Also, you might see THIS GUY!!!
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Sequel to SE7EN! FINALLY!

Finally a sequel to SE7EN is coming out, only this time it's focused all on my favorite sin, SLOTH, and a newly discovered sin, CUTE. Thanks to Aesop for the heads up!

Meet the sloths from Amphibian Avenger on Vimeo.

Friday, May 14, 2010

"SKETCH 4 SKETCH" Photo Recap #1

"Dishes are DONE, dude." - 'Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead'


Literally, my dishes ARE done. I realized the moment I walked in my door a couple of days ago, after almost a month on the road, that I forgot to do my dishes before we left in a hurry. Upon my return through the threshold, my house smelled like a bum's mouth and there was, for some reason, a pile of dead mosquito hawks blanketing most of the dishes like they had formed some kind of kamikaze suicide pact the moment they saw cereal crumbs. So after I channelled my inner Garfield and took one last bite of the month old lasagna that was caked to one of the bowls, I was left with no choice but to destroy my dishes and bury them in my Native American neighbor's cursed backyard in hopes that they will return as meaner, more aggressive dishes. But they didn't return, so I went to Target and bought new ones.


What I am trying to say is that THE SKETCH 4 SKETCH TOUR IS OFFICIALLY OVER AND WE ARE BACK HOME! And I wish I could cut my right hand off, clone it over a thousand times, and mail it to every one of you who came out and participated so I can high-five you personally. The tour was incredibly inspiring and we were all taken aback at how many of you guys came out to trade art with us. The turnout at some of the venues was so amazing that the line to trade sketches was over 8 hours long! But we are happy to say that we didn't leave anyone out. Dave and I stayed and sketched for everyone at every event. Sometimes even until 1 AM. So yes, in the sappiest, teary-eyed way imaginable, thank you all very very much. We are currently trying to figure out what to do with the overwhelming amount of awesome art that we got, and we are already planning to do this again next year bigger and badder, so stay tuned:)

Also a HUGE thank you to all of the guest artists that came out with us along the way, and to all of the artists and venues that participated and helped behind the scenes too, it was unreal and surreal. Inspiration = accomplished.

ADDITIONALLY, The RAFFLE drawing will be held on Wednesday, May 19th via our Ustream channel! And the winner will be announced the next day if you can't watch the live drawing.


A more thorough update will appear soon, but until I finish going through over a thousand photos and hours and hours of footage, here is a small portion of the awesomeness that was "Sketch 4 Sketch". Enjoy!

All photos by Damon Alcorn & Stephen Reedy




























































Thursday, May 13, 2010

YES!

SO AWESOME! AFTER 4 MONTHS, I FINALLY GOT MY DISHWASHER FIXED!


Wednesday, May 12, 2010

LAST CHANCE FOR RAFFLE TICKETS!

DUE TO SOME CANCELLATIONS ALONG THE "SKETCH 4 SKETCH" TOUR, AND TO GIVE EVERYONE IN THE U.S. A CHANCE TO ENTER, WE ARE EXTENDING THE AVAILABILITY OF PURCHASING THE RAFFLE TICKETS ONLINE FOR A FEW MORE DAYS! So, If you MISSED us on the road, and didn't get to buy raffle tickets in person, THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE! And please remember, without the raffle ticket sales, we could NOT have made it across the country, so THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PURCHASED THEM:) The winner is going to be satisfied. I promise:)
*WE ARE POSTPONING THE DRAWING OF THE RAFFLE UNTIL MAY 19TH!!!

More updates about the WHOLE TOUR SOON! I think I will be on our ZEROFRIENDS USTREAM Channel to talk about it tonight with a SECRET SPECIAL GUEST, so look out for that:)


ABOUT THE “RAFFLE” and how to purchase the tickets:





Q: What exactly is the purpose of selling raffle tickets?
A: I never really figured anyone would be interested in me making a big painting mess on a wall in their house, but ever since I posted the “HOME INVASION” video, where I broke into Shia LaBeouf’s house and painted a mural on his wall, I have been getting asked DAILY what it would take to get me to paint a mural in someone’s house. Well, both Dave and I would definitely love to go travel around and paint in everyone’s house, but unfortunately, with so many commitments and our full time jobs, there isn’t time. This raffle is a way to assure that both Dave and I will get to travel out to one of your houses and paint with you! Whether it’s a full mural, or a few small canvases, or a collaboration with you if you are an artist yourself. And all of the raffle sales are helping fund our entire Sketch 4 Sketch tour.

Q: Where can I buy the raffle tickets online?
A: Raffle tickets are available to purchase on Zerofriends either in singles or in bundles of 3. You can purchase the tickets NOW by going to the following links:
FOR SINGLE (1) TICKET, CLICK HERE

FOR 3 (3) TICKETS Bundled at a discount, CLICK HERE


Q: Wait, what exactly DOES the winning raffle ticket WIN? What are the rules/details?
A: Funny you should ask, because there’s a LOT of them. Please read closely:

ELIGIBILITY

YOU MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN AND CURRENTLY RESIDE IN THE CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN. ALASKA & HAWAII ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. Sorry, no international residents are eligible at this time. You do not need to be 18 years or older to purchase a ticket, but you DO NEED TO BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE. If you are NOT 18, your parent or guardian MUST claim your prize and work out mutually how to collect on your prize in conjunction with ZEROFRIENDS. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Raffle tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable; all tickets sales are final. Entries without proper payment received will be deemed invalid and shall be immediately disqualified.

TICKET INFORMATION

As many entries as possible will be sold for this raffle. Specially-marked tickets will be sold both IN PERSON (on our "Sketch 4 Sketch" tour) and ONLINE at zerofriends.com. HOWEVER, TICKET PRICES ARE DIFFERENT FOR BOTH METHODS OF PURCHASE:
IN PERSON: Specially-marked ticket prices are one (1) ticket for $2.00 (U.S.), or three (3) tickets for $5.00 (U.S.). THERE IS NO LIMIT TO THE AMOUNT OF TICKETS THAT CAN BE PURCHASED AT ONCE.
ONLINE: Specially-marked ticket prices are one (1) for $5.00 (U.S.), or three (3) tickets for $12.00 (U.S.) THERE IS NO LIMIT TO THE AMOUNT OF TICKETS THAT CAN BE PURCHASED AT ONCE.
TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE ONLY FROM APRIL 16, 2010 through MAY 6, 2010.
Net worth of the actual specially-marked ticket is approximately $0.0001 and can not be exchanged for its monetary value.
ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
The ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE WINNER, along with the TEN (10) RUNNERS UP, will be randomly drawn live via the ZEROFRIENDS USTREAM channel. ( http://www.ustream.tv/channel/zerofriends-tv ) We will hold the drawing on WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010, at 1PM Pacific Time. We will then post the winner(s) on our blogs and website, and each winner will have 3 (THREE) WEEKS to contact Zerofriends at zerofriendscontests@gmail.com to claim their prize and work in conjunction with Zerofriends on the best way to verify the winning specially-marked ticket and receive the prize. You MUST send in a photo or scan of the winning ticket (both sides) IN ADDITION to mailing the ticket to the address instructed to you upon claiming your prize for verification of the authenticity of the winning specially-marked ticket. Regular postage rates apply. If your prize is NOT claimed within 3 weeks, a NEW winner will be announced. Additionally, you do NOT have to be 18 to PURCHASE a raffle ticket, but if you WIN, you need to be 18 Years or older to CLAIM your prize. If you are UNDER 18, your parent or guardian MUST claim your prize and arrange the reception of the prize with Zerofriends. Sorry, no international residents are eligible to win at this time.

GRAND PRIZE

1 (ONE) GRAND PRIZE WINNER will win ONE DAY (up to 12 hours) of mutually agreed upon artistic service from Alex Pardee & Dave Correia at the place/location of the winner's choice (WITHIN THE CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES ONLY (no Hawaii or Alaska) at a FUTURE, mutually agreed upon DATE & TIME. All travel costs and material costs for Alex Pardee & Dave Correia will be paid for by Zerofriends, however, if you choose to meet in a location that is NOT at or around your house, Zerofriends will NOT be financially responsible to pay for YOUR travel and/or expenses. (Examples: Alex & Dave can paint a small mural on a wall in your house. Or they can collaborate on a big canvas for you. They can collaborate WITH you on a big painting. They can do a few quick paintings all over your house. They can just sit down and chat and sketch with you all day, etc. The important thing is that their services will be provided on a MUTUALLY agreed upon act. If they decide they DON'T want to paint on a dead cow with you, then you have to figure something else out. Additionally, subject matter CAN be discussed, but strict art direction is discouraged. If a mutual agreement cannot be reached within 2 days of discussion, your money will be refunded and a new winner will be picked.)
No Cash or equivalent will be awarded.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

RUNNERS UP
10 (TEN) RUNNERS UP will receive TWO limited exclusive edition giclee prints from Zerofriends (Print to be determined later. One designed by ALEX PARDEE & one designed by DAVE CORREIA).
No Cash or equivalent will be awarded.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

WAIVER/LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Entrants, by participating (and winner accepting a prize) release ZEROFRIENDS, ALEX PARDEE, & DAVE CORREIA, from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize(s) awarded. Entrants will not hold ZEROFRIENDS, ALEX PARDEE, OR DAVE CORREIA, responsible or liable for any or all accidents, theft or damages resulting by their participation in this event.

PROFIT INFORMATION
100% of the profit from all raffle ticket sales will be used to pay for the execution of the raffle, including travel, as well as the execution of the GRAND PRIZE and the RUNNERS UP prizes.

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND WE WILL SEE YOU SOMEWHERE ALONG THE ROAD.

Where we might do THIS:


Friday, May 7, 2010

FINAL SKETCH 4 SKETCH TOUR STOP TOMORROW IN SF!




It's been an insane journey. But the SKETCH 4 SKETCH tour that Dave Correia and I have been on for the last 3 weeks is coming to an end TOMORROW, MAY 8 AT UPPER PLAYGROUND IN SAN FRANCISCO, and, like what Monique said when she birthed Precious, it's gonna be a big one!

ON SATURDAY, MAY 8, in SAN FRANCISCO, along with myself & Dave Correia, superstar artists JEREMY FISH & N8 VAN DYKE will be joining us for the sketch exchange!

YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS. YOU BRING AT LEAST ONE SKETCH OR ANY PIECE OF ART, AND GET 4 IN RETURN! CRAZY!

Get there early!!! We are also having a fully functioning ZEROFRIENDS POP UP RETAIL STORE at this location all day! We will have shirts and prints as well as the RAFFLE TICKETS!!!



Here is the info for FINAL SAN FRANCISCO SKETCH 4 SKETCH EVENT!



Zerofriends presents:



SKETCH4SKETCH: A Nationwide quest for shared inspiration.



Stopping in SAN FRANCISCO on MAY 8.

WIth ALEX PARDEE, DAVE CORREIA, JEREMY FISH & N8 VAN DYKE

2PM-5PM

UPPER PLAYGROUND SF

220 Fillmore St

San Francisco, California 94117

(415) 861-1960

www.upperplayground.com


N8



Jeremy Fish



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