Advice to girls from the Chicago Day Book, 1916, Chicago.
via Click Americana
Artist Jay Shells channeled his love of hip hop music and his uncanny sign-making skills towards a brand new project: “Rap Quotes.” For this ongoing project, Shells created official-looking street signs quoting famous rap lyrics that shout out specific street corners and locations.
In 1929, there was a store in the Loop which sold candy disguised as meat.
via Mechanix Illustrated
“What are you building?” he asked.
“A house,” the child replied. “Soon we shall have company.”
“But your house has no door or windows,” the man said. “Your guest won’t be able to get in.”
“Our guest won’t be able to get out,” the child corrected with a smile.
(At the Precious Moments Chapel)
I don’t even care. If I’m dreaming, no one wake me.
Downtown La Jolla, California
last night, KRS-1 and Immortal Technique came to me in a dream and told me, “the 5th element of hip hop is keeping a box of Pecan Sandies behind your bed at ALL times”.
to which i responded with a chuckle, “guys…i am WAY ahead of you!”