Yearly Archives: 2011

uphold our rapinoe

US Soccer announces a men’s game to be played in Paris on Veterans Day. What to do, besides make a bunch of jokes about how the winner gets fourteen points, Franz Ferdinand will sing the national anthems, and security should … tell me more

Posted in finished projects, I can't believe we pulled this off, nats, ww i posters |

as we close the door

Steve Nicol banner being prepped for shipment, a few minutes before the Revs announced his replacement. Thanks, Coach.

Posted in finished projects, revs, why we do this |

trick or tweet

MLS decided they’d have a pumpkin carving contest this year. “Oh, really?” I said, and got out the tools. Then I burned out the motor on my Dremel carving all the shading on this sucker. It’s Diego Fagundez, in motion. … tell me more

Posted in finished projects, goofy, nats, pumpkins, revs |

benny and bamboo

This spring, over the weekend when it was being determined what MLS club would land Benny Feilhaber, it looked for a few minutes like Chivas would be his destination, to the delight of my SoCal based-pal Bamboo. Sure, she’s a … tell me more

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how to travel near a salmon street

Ever since the Timbers officially joined MLS as an expansion team, the American soccer community’s fallen all over itself to go on and on about how great the Portland fans are and how perfect their gameday setup is. I knew … tell me more

Posted in finished projects, goofy, how did I get here, revs |

rise and shine

Like everyone else vaguely connected to American soccer, my twitter feed this summer filled up with requests for donations to help fund Rise and Shine, an independent documentary about Jay DeMerit totally copying the much more handsome Jimmy Conrad coming … tell me more

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official statement re: how I spent the revs/chicago game, 6/18/11

Went to the game by myself, chatted about hockey for a bit, had a sandwich out in the parking lot beforehand. Hung the banners. Took usual spot front row center of Fort. Watched the first half. Second half, little after … tell me more

Posted in revs |

oh my corazon

Spanish national team coming right through your backyard, what to do? CORAZON, 5′x6′ Make a banner combining random elements of tattoo artwork and Joe Strummer’s terrible Spanglish from my very favorite Clash song. 13 stars for 13 colonies, yellow roses … tell me more

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always believe

In January, all-time Breakers and USWNT star Kristine Lilly announced her retirement, much to the surprise of the soccer community, who always figured she was a Highlander and could not retire by conventional means. Here’s a player who, in her … tell me more

Posted in breakers, finished projects, I can't believe we pulled this off, nats, somebody paid for this, why we do this |

are you looking for the motherlode?

I’ve seen teams around the league swiping band logos for banners, though it’s always bugged me how they never seem to capitalize on their local music scene. Besides the fact that their “WHERE EAGLES DARE” banner always makes me want … tell me more

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