Monday, June 30, 2008

CCCLXIX: Lamp.jpg

© Trypto
Lani Kai: the filename and the focal point do not coincide
Trypto: ouch
Trypto: I hope the filename coincides with your head the next time you visit

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

CCCLXVIII: Avant-Garde

© Lani Kai
Lani Kai: it's a light fixture from directly underneath
Trypto: they have a Russian Suprematist influence
Lani Kai: they do?
Trypto: yes
Lani Kai: like El Lissitzky?
Trypto: Lissitzky is more typographic
Trypto: I was thinking Kazimir Malevich
Trypto: my typography professor was obsessed with Lissitzky
Trypto: but she was dumb and thought his name was Eli Ssitzky

Monday, June 09, 2008

CCCLXVII: Allergies

© Lani Kai
Trypto: AAAAH!!!!!!!
Trypto: BOATSE
Trypto: MY EYES!!!
Lani Kai: what, you're allergic to boats now?
Trypto: it was an allusion
Lani Kai: to what?
Lani Kai: this reminds me of your old blog post in which you mention how allusions are a double-edged sword

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Sunday, June 08, 2008


©Lani Kai
Trypto: I question the artistic merit of this piece
Lani Kai: and?
Lani Kai: right, tell me when you're done questioning and you arrive at an answer
Trypto: and you should use it for your paper
Lani Kai: mm
Lani Kai: unfortunately, my class is "20th Century Photo History"
Lani Kai: and I took this photo in 2008

Thursday, June 05, 2008

CCCLXV: Challenge

© Trypto
Lani Kai: you need to add some musical notes in those lines
Lani Kai: the top set can have a treble clef and the bottom set can have a bass clef
Trypto: the notes can be in the form of birds sitting on the wire
Trypto: what would an appropriate song be?
Trypto: tell us in the comments... if you dare

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

CCCLXIV: Velvia 50

© Lani Kai
Trypto: I'm impressed
Lani Kai: this was shot on film
Trypto: she's running away from an invisible rapist
Lani Kai: yeah that's what I was going to say
Lani Kai: she looks like she's running for her life
Lani Kai: not just a light jog in the evening
Trypto: the color is quite remarkable though
Trypto: I was going to post something today too, but now I am embarrassed

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

CCCLXIII: Pardon the Interruption

© Lani Kai
Trypto: I can has acorn?
Lani Kai: actually it kept looking up every time I'd take a shot because my camera is so loud
Lani Kai: but then it would go back to eating
Lani Kai: this is when it finished with whatever it was munching on
Trypto: silly squirrel

Monday, June 02, 2008


© Lani Kai
Trypto: what's cookin'?
Lani Kai: green eggs and ham
Trypto: no, they are not
Trypto: you lie
Trypto: unless it is a metaphorical green eggs and ham
Trypto: in response to my metaphorical query of cookage