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Jun. 25th, 2005 | 08:59 pm
music: Al Green - Greatest Hits - 08 - You Ought To Be With Me

"Just to make sure Dischord hadn't truly gone back on everything they've ever stood for, we asked a representative from the label if Nike had asked to borrow the image. They said the following: 'No, they stole it and we're not happy about it. Nike is a giant corporation which is attempting to manipulate the alternative skate culture to create an even wider demand for their already ubiquitous brand. Nike represents just about the antithesis of what Dischord stands for and it makes me sick to my stomach to think they are using this explicit imagery to fool kids into thinking that the general ethos of this label, and Minor Threat in particular, can somehow be linked to Nike's mission. It's disgusting.'"

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Junior Kickstart

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from: dointhepanic
date: Jun. 26th, 2005 01:13 pm (UTC)

sigh. gross. [head shake]

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from: treshirecat
date: Jun. 26th, 2005 08:27 pm (UTC)


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Uncle Gene

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from: masayuki
date: Jun. 28th, 2005 02:51 am (UTC)

that really, really pisses me off.

please send me the thing that Jetty has to sign I think she's leaving tomorrow.

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