I Am Gary Hampton.


Epic
August 14, 2009, 10:03 pm
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CoCo kills it.

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HBDRH
August 10, 2009, 3:28 pm
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robRob (left) points out where AJ went wrong during the office hair cut of ’08

Happy Birthday Rob Hynes.

Check out his blog: Awesome with a Side of Sweet

Other blogs worth checking out by people in the office:

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new Brand New
August 9, 2009, 11:57 pm
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I remember it well…

It was early 2003 and I was at my dad’s house. While I don’t recall exactly how it came about, I remember having a discussion about music and discovering new bands, I mention something about the number of albums I’m interested in that I’ve yet to hear (this is a time before every band had a MySpace page). I was heading to the mall to browse, not having any money. My dad handed me a $20 and said something along the lines of ‘go buy one of those albums you were talking about‘ and off I go.

yfw

I returned home with an album called Your Favorite Weapon by a band called Brand New. While I had never heard the band’s music before, their name had been tossed around on IRC and by some other bands such as New Found Glory, one of my favorites at the time. A sticker on the cd case spoke of a new album being released a few months later, what would become Deja Entendu. I remember putting YFW in the stereo, pressing play, and hearing their music for the first time.

I was instantly hooked.

The Shower Scene was the first song I heard, and right away I was in love with the sound and as the album played on I became even more impressed by the vocals and lyrics. To say the least, I was pleased with my purchase.

Later that summer the band released their second album, Deja Entendu, paired with some dates on the Warped Tour. I remember waiting in line with the list of bands playing the Barrie date that day, marking off which bands I wanted to see. Continue reading



Dr. Hinkson
August 8, 2009, 10:01 am
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VIA: Deerwolf.tumblr.com

CHARLES HINKSON ACCEPTED TO DENTAL SCHOOL

-Charles Hinkson (seen above with Freddie Kruger from Nightmare on Elm Street) has been accepted to dental school without even remembering applying. He has said he will be declining the opportunity.

I say he goes for it.

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