Monday, December 29, 2014

2014 Instagram Year In Review: July - September

Beach, babes, karaoke bar madness, traveling, and continuation of a Year In Review based on the Instagram posts from my @elasticback account, here is the third installment from July through September of 2014.

Previous posts:
2014 Instagram Year In Review: January - March
2014 Instagram Year In Review: April - June

Date: 7.2.14
Caption: Distractions in DVD shopping...
Geo-tag: Alan’s Alley Video
Additional Comment: Bitter sweet when rad local stores close. Came up on some sick stuff for the low, but now they are gone. :(

Date: 7.4.14
Caption: Took a series of #Instax photos at #FtTilden that I will be posting throughout the day.
Tags: #fujifilm #4thofjuly #independenceday #usa #america #american
Geo-tag: Fort Tilden Beach
Additional Comment: Nicole took this.

Date: 7.4.14
Caption: Babes at the beach.
Tags: #instax #fujifilm #4thofjuly #independenceday #fttilden #flag #usa #america #american
Geo-tag: Fort Tilden Beach
Additional Comment: !!!

Date: 7.4.14
Caption: The view thanks to @etemp86
User Tags: @heyemilieschwenk
Additional Comment: Hit up my old roommate Erica to swing by the old spot for the fireworks show since they finally did it on the East River again. Best view!

Date: 7.5.14
Caption: #america. The girl on ground gets it...
Geo-tag: Hair Of The Dog
User Tags: @heyemilieschwenk

Date: 7.6.14
Caption: #strippers tho
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A
Additional Comment: This group brought a stripper in with them, which was interesting when I went to bring them drink to the room.

Date: 7.11.14
Caption: Guys, @laborskateshop got the new @thrashermag in!
Geo-tag: Labor Skate Shop
User Tags: @precious_chris, @tom_mikos, @b3llerud
Additional Comment: What happens when James goes out of town…

Date: 7.13.14
Caption: Room for one x 2. They will both leave to go to the bathroom at the same time and bump into the each...then they will make music together and bump into each other intentionally.
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A

Date: 7.16.14
Caption: While you're at Kinko straight flipping copies...
Geo-tag: Central Park Lake
User Tags: @heyemilieschwenk
Additional Comment: When we rowed up to some stranger chilling on a gazebo and asked her to take a photo of us. 

Date: 7.19.14
Caption: Tinkering with Dima's brain...
Additional Comment: We had some Tintype portraits taken.

Date: 7.20.14
Caption: Go home, are drunk.
Tags: #typicalsaturdaynight #afterhours #LES
Additional Comment: “that's sad! He's probably dead, not drunk!!!” - @youlovecamille

Date: 7.21.14
Tags: #shotsfired
Geo-tag: American Academy of Arts & Letters
Additional Comment: Working in a century old library leads to many interesting finds.

Date: 7.22.14
Caption: Don't start none, won't be none.
Additional Comment: This was a stretch of time where there seemed to be a lot of fights at work, always when I was there. This dude got rocked by the whole bar…but deserved it.

Date: 7.25.14
Caption: Old, private libraries are the chillest libraries.
Geo-tag: American Academy of Arts & Letters

Date: 7.26.14
Caption: Oh, #Bethpage got spots? Photo: @fernpoppin
Tags: #LI
Additional Comment: Went to Fern’s parents place in LI to swim in the pool and skate around some.

Date: 7.29.14
Caption: Kocik <3 font="">

ps - someone got their first tattoo!
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A
User Tags: @youlovecamille

Date: 7.31.14
Caption: Sometimes it's just like that...come see me at Sing Sing tonight. Bartending at 10.
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A
Additional Comment: Some people really shouldn’t be allowed to do karaoke.

Date: 8.1.14
Caption: Tired of being the third wheel? Sick of your two friends making out in the room you three got together? Go find an empty room and get naked alone...
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A

Date: 8.1.14
Caption: Come to the Brooklyn Night Bazaar tonight and tomorrow night to see Emilie's table for her @wicked.stitches embroidery and vintage goods. the geo-tag for directions.
Geo-tag: Brookly Night Bazaar
User Tags: @heyemilieschwenk
Additional Comment: When Emilie started peddling her goods and getting Wicked Stitches going.

Date: 8.3.14
Caption: Matt Nordness - fs nosegrind, Brooklyn.
User Tags: @naughtiernordy

Date: 8.9.14
Caption: New photos on my tumblr. Click link in profile or
Tags: #35mm #film #photography
Geo-tag: Bethpage, New York
User Tags: @heyemilieschwenk

Date: 8.10.14
Caption: Right on your tail, girl.
Additional Comment: Emilie can bike faster than I can skate…I don’t mind.

Date: 8.11.14
Caption: Doing the Rockaway with @stevernyc
Geo-tag: At the Beach
Additional Comment: Photo mission with Steve in his classic car.

Date: 8.12.14
Caption: Karaoke can make you feel some type of way.
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A

Date: 8.13.14
Caption: Mark holding down the Peking ducks...
Geo-tag: New Dong Hai Inc
Additional Comment: PA work on set at some Chinese restaurant deep in BK for some Google Translate commercial with Mark. These were actually fake/props, but they looked so real.

Date: 8.16.14
Caption: Step 1: get hotel. Step 2: pillow fight. Step 3: ??? Step 4: profit.
Geo-tag: Hampton Inn
User Tags: @heyemilieschwenk
Additional Comment: Somewhere in Jersey.

Date: 8.18.14
Additional Comment: “@heyemilieschwenk is that your ass?? 101% sure it is.” - @fernpoppin

Date: 8.18.14
Caption: Stop by and see me @singsingavea today (all night) or tomorrow (6-10) and have some drinks and/or sing...and/or finger someone/get fingered. (Not it)
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A

Date: 8.19.14
Caption: OK
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A
Additional Comment: "Oh man u guys r so creepy looking at the cameras.." - @melblissnyc

Date: 8.22.14
Caption: Charlotte or Miami? It's confusing...
Geo-tag: Zada Jane's Corner Cafe
Additional Comment: Went to visit my family in NC.

Date: 8.23.14
Caption: Yard sale come up with my nephew, Eman!
Tags: #ghostbusters2 #jurassicpark #kareemabduljabbar #ernest #ernestslamdunk #moviedisplays

Date: 8.23.14
Caption: Was in a church today.
Geo-tag: Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
Additional Comment: Went down to my cousin’s wedding in South Carolina. He and his wife are pretty religious and went to/met at this seminary.

Date: 8.23.14
Caption: Sorry.
Geo-tag: Camp Kinard
Additional Comment: I don’t think some people were so psyched on this. This was a Lutheran camp that they had the wedding reception at. This was after swimming in the lake.

Date: 8.24.14
Caption: Haven't seen my Uncle Tim in 12-13 years. He broke into a cabin at this Christian camp my cousin's wedding receptions was at to stay a couple nights. He's chill.

Date: 8.24.14
Caption: #charlottehornets (alt title: shout out Tony Alva)
Geo-tag: Charlotte, North Carolina
User Tags: @mynamesdrew
Additional Comment: This is my friend. He is good at skateboarding.

Date: 8.25.14
Caption: Taught my 7 year old nephew how to change a tire. Trip has been chill, heading back to NY now; come see me at Sing Sing tonight (5-4) and I'll tell you all about it. ;)
Btw, he (The Worm) did about 80% of the tire change himself...sweat through it!
Geo-tag: Charlotte, North Carolina

Date: 8.27.14
Caption: Need a bike to go with my new helmet. Know of anyone selling one? Something 750, ideally Triumph/Harley/Indian, around $3k.
Additional Comment: When I decided to finally buy a motorcycle. Almost got a Triumph but it fell through…bought a helmet anyway to keep me motivated.

Date: 8.30.14
Caption: Out here making cockroach piƱatas at 4am.
Tags: #lacucaracha #pinata #cockroach
Additional Comment: “Shout out all my Mexicans: @skate_skum_life @lhdnyc @caterinamandarina @wavey_dada @phazerwon @albertech842 @ocramhernandez @dirtydigits #isthatracist” (all of them are latino, none Mexican, however)

Date: 8.30.14
Caption: Typical NYC mission with @leothelipski @_charleslamb & #Dima.
Additional Comment: Staten Island.

Date: 9.2.14
Caption: Okay, cutting you sleeping at the bar, buddy! @laettie
Geo-tag: Sing Sing Ave.A
Additional Comment: Laetitia got a new puppy.

Date: 9.12.14
Caption: Saw DJ's implied nudity.
Geo-tag: Ryan Mcginley, Team Gallery
User Tags: @dirtydirtkid
Additional Comment: Stopped by to check out the Ryan Mcginley show and ended up knowing about 7 of the models, seeing more of them than I ever expected to. DJ’s photo was tame.

Date: 9.15.14
Tags: #mfdoom #mask #inprocess
Additional Comment: Started this MF Doom mask…still haven’t finished it.

Date: 9.15.14
Caption: Guess I just bought a Harley.
Tags: #oops
Additional Comment: Did not expect to win the bid on this!

Date: 9.15.14
Caption: Shouts to the random delivery driver in Harlem that skitched me 10 blocks.
Additional Comment: Some random Chinese delivery guy just rode up next to me and old me to hold on, haha. Halfway through I realized I should snap a quick pic.

Date: 9.17.14
Caption: Sometimes people start talking to me...then the drugs kick in.
Tags: #illwait
Additional Comment: Dude came up and kept trying to have a conversation about nothing, which was kind of annoying, but then he just completely went into pause-mode.

Date: 9.17.14
Tags: #(triangle)
User Tags: @mikeheikkila

Date: 9.19.14
Caption: Someone got their new Harley...
Additional Comment: The start…

Date: 9.23.14
Caption: Maiden voyage.
Geo-tag: Astoria Park
Additional Comment: Once I got my bike registered, it was time to take it for the first trip. I was a bit nervous because it had been so long since I rode one and it is a big bike! But I took it for a cruise over to Astoria Park to get my wings back and it was so much fun.

Date: 9.27.14
Caption: Had an insider pull some strings today...and we out!
Geo-tag: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Additional Comment: Took my first trip to Japan! I was flying standby and wasn’t able to get on the flight the day before, but Connor came through and got me on the flight 24 hours later.

Date: 9.29.14
Caption: Such a chill crew tonight...skating art and junk.
Tags: #prizefighterjapan2014
Geo-tag: Bction
User Tags: @evisenskateco, @shinsakuarakawa, @kukunochi. @leovalls_, @prizefighterny, @hirokimuraoka, @lomahan
Additional Comment: The second night in Japan we got invited to skate a 5 floor office building that had art installations on all floors before the building got demolished the next day.

Date: 9.30.14
Caption: We came to Japan specifically to take pictures of cats.
Tags: #hellokitty #prizefighterjapan2014
User Tags: @prizefighterny

Date: 9.30.14
Caption: Connor and Shoko have arrived!
Tags: #hisandhers
Geo-tag: Shibuya, Tokyo
Additional Comment: They came from NYC a couple days behind us, all matching. Kawaii!

Date: 9.30.14
Caption: Shoko was playing a gambling game and, every time she won, a woman appeared with less and less clothes on. When she was fully topless Shoko tried covering her up saying "nononononononono..."

October through December coming once the year ends. Stay tuned. Follow me on Instagram for real-time updates. @elasticback or @stoopsmag or  @naysayerskate.