20/20

2020

20/20 is a monthly feature here at the DOMESTIC Blog! This is our way to get to know the Domestic contributors, Artists, Friends, Family and other people of interest. We ask 20 questions and the answers must be 20 words or less.

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SEPTEMBER 2009David Thomas Manzl

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Who are you, where do you live, and what do you do?

David Thomas Manzl, Vancouver, Fairview represent. I make art, design, music as well as doing way too many other things.

What is your favorite meal?

Right now it’s the Naam quesadillas with the secret non-cheese

What is your favorite Hangover meal?

Sushi

Do you collect anything?

Scars mostly. Some records too.

How do you relax, or what do you do in your downtime?

Skateboarding, gardening, patio-ing

Any new albums or artists that you’re digging right now?

nope, still waiting for summer’s big discovery…

Go hit shuffle on your ipod or itunes…what’s the first song that comes on?

“Dominion of Deceit” from 3 Inches of Blood’s Advance and Vanquish album

Do you have a musical guilty pleasure?

Fine Young Cannibals

What albums would you like to have on a desert island?

Sabbath – Masters of Reality

The Microphones – The Glow Part 2

What movies would you like to have on a desert island?

Toy Machine’s “Welcome to Hell”. but that would just make me want to go skate and then inevitably go insane.

Any favorite clothing brands?

Emerica does some cool basics though. I end up buying a lot of American Apparel stuff though out of convenience.

Any clothing brands you think are way over rated?

No idea… I make a lot of my own one-off t-shirt designs and screens though.

Flat brim or curved brim?

Wear it backwards, then it doesn’t matter.

What are your favorite places in the world?

Vancouver, San Francisco, Richmond Skate park, mountain towns, Saskatoon, Sackville NB, Gulf Islands

What magazines do you always read?

Thrasher mainly. I read Walrus a lot as well. Sometimes I’ll pick up the art/design ones, but not much.

What projects are you currently working on?

Solo art show and some freelance design work. Trying to re-learn back smiths too.

Who would you like to play you in a movie about your life?

Myself, like the Truman show.

Who or what inspires you?

My lady Julia and my friends. B.A. Johnson

How do you get around?

1997 Mazda B2300, bus, bike, skateboard or just walk

What are your most prized possessions?

Nothing really. I try to avoid getting hung up on having “stuff”, although I’ve got some pretty irreplaceable records.

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AUGUST 2009Aaron Mallin

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1.Who are you, where do you live, and what do you do?

My name is Aaron Mallin, I live in the nexus of Vancouver, Granville and Broadway. I am a Director.

2. What is your favorite meal?

My favorite meal is dinner eating breakfast food.

3. What is your favorite Hangover meal?

Cafe Barney on 14 and Granville Eggs Benny.

4. Do you collect anything?

I like collecting business cards and shrunken heads.

5. How do you relax, or what do you do in your downtime?

In my down time i write or build models, skate/bike, read comics play video games watch movies.

6. Any new albums or artists that you’re digging right now?

Im definitely ready for the Slaughter House record, locally I m into Emotionz, Matt Brevner, Cut Copy’s album

7. Go hit shuffle on your ipod or itunes…what’s the first song that comes on?

Hit Shuffle and i got AZ AWOL.

8. Do you have a musical guilty pleasure?

Zero 7/ Master P Ghetto D

9. What albums would you like to have on a desert island?

NIN Downward Spiral, Alice in Chains Self tilted , Jay Z Black Album, 2Pac All Eyez, Beatles White Album,Tool Ænima

10. What movies would you like to have on a desert island?

Casino, Apocalypse Now, American Beauty, Across the Universe, / TV shows Curb Your Enthusiam, Californication, The Wire,

11. Any favorite clothing brands?

10 Deep, Supra, Mishka,

12. Any clothing brands you think are way over rated?

Biggest problem facing the world is Christian Audgier and Ed Hardy and those ugly jeans with the pointed backpocket flaps.

13. Flat brim or curved brim?

Flat on a Fitted, semi bent on a five panel

14. What are your favorite places in the world?

Barcelona, and there will be more im sure.

15. What magazines do you always read?

Blender, Concrete Powder, Cine FX,

16. What projects are you currently working on?

Handful of Music Videos and a short film, photo exibit, clothing, some design, 

17. Who would you like to play you in a movie about your life?

Andy Garcia

18. Who or what inspires you?

Life’s qwerks. Skateboarding. Girls/partying. Family. Comics.

19. How do you get around?

1994 Volvo, Bike, Skateboard, Walking.

20. What are your most prized possessions?

Notebooks, Door my friend painted me of Jim Morrison. Realy old toys with picts of naked chicks from Grandpa. Family.

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JULY 2009 – MC Death Bear

MC Death Bear

1. Who are you, where do you live, and what do you do?

MC DEATH BEAR, Upstate NY but I currently live in Alexandira VA, Street Artist, Graphic Artist, Flash animator

2. What is your favorite meal?

Shrimp Pad Thai, hands down! Stuff rocks my world

3. What is your favorite Hangover meal?

Pizza Bagels! Or whatever I happened to find in my buddy’s refrigerator haha

4. Do you collect anything?

I have all of the Hellboy and The Maxx comic books. Star Wars toys, All Boba Fett related things.

5.   How do you relax, or what do you do in your downtime?

Cutting stencils, Playing Ms.Pac-man, Blogging, and talking crap on cage fighting forums ha.

6. Any new albums or artists that you’re digging right now?

HeavyW8bit ChampionChip. Who is this guy who makes 80’s WWF themed Chiptunes. Awesome right!?

7. Go hit shuffle on your ipod or itunes…what’s the first song that comes on?

Death from above 1979 remixes, or Dizzee Rascal

8. Do you have a musical guilty pleasure?

ABBA! When I was little my mom would blast ABBA when she was cleaning…I’ve been hooked ever since ha.

9. What albums would you like to have on a desert island?

A “how to build a boat” instructional on tape

10. What movies would you like to have on a desert island?

Predator, the Running Man, Big Trouble in Little China and Enemy Mine

11. Any favorite clothing brands?

I heard that Domestic Appeal projects is pretty good?!

12. Any clothing brands you think are way over rated?

Affliction and Ed Hardy haha, Man I can’t stand them or the kind of guys who wear them, Complete garbage.

13. Flat brim or curved brim?

Flat brim

14. What are your favorite places in the world?

Upstate NY in the Fall and I really really want to go to Japan

15. What magazines do you always read?

Juxtapoz

16. What projects are you currently working on?

New episodes of Purgatory Pizza, writing a new cartoon “Brain Eating Bastards” which is about zombies. And always                    new stencils.

17. Who would you like to play you in a movie about your life?

Macho Man Randy Savage, Kimbo Slice or a really well trained bear

18. Who or what inspires you?

Artists who get their name out there designing kid-robot toys, T-shirts, Skateboards, ect. I want that to be me.

19. How do you get around?

Walking, and the DC Metro…when it’s not crashing

20.   What are your most prized possessions?

My Super Nintendo, I still have over like 40 games for it too ha.

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