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Nick Zegel is a designer currently living in Long Beach, CA via Philadelphia, PA. This blog serves as a playground for original work, photographs, ideas, doodling and inspiration.

Conversations with Myself

It is difficult to find words to express my feelings about words. I have been ignoring words, especially those of fiction and non-fiction (is that not everything?). Backlit images stare me in retina. I sweep the words under my bookmark bar and click ‘Read Later’. Later is a time that is not now and right now I want pictures. Pretty pictures. If seeing is believing and I want others to know what I believe then they must see this belief; If I want to tell them what I believe, well then shit…How do I do that when I haven’t been practicing? Can you regurgitate that joke or NPR bit from yesterday or does it flop like Goofy’s ears? Maybe I’ll remember the headline (if I’m lucky).

I want to make a statement. I do not know what that statement is about but I want to make it. I fear making a statement that may disagree with some…Will you be offended? I want my statement to say everything to everyone. I fear this is not possible.

The photograph below was taken last Summer. It captures what I believe to be three generations (I’m telling you but I’m also showing you because I am not certain)…The New Yorker cover is what I believe to be three generations. I’m more sure of the cartoon than I am of my own photograph.

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Crailtap’s Annual Softball Tournament

The match ups may not have been “fair” but neither is life. Balls were dropped, skin was lost and real jocks revealed at this years Crailtap Softball Tournament. Everyone gave it their all in an effort to claim the title and in the end a champion was crowned in unbelievable fashion…Congrats goes to the Big Schlaussages’ for taking home the big win.

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Hang Ten at Good Eye Gallery

I’m excited to be apart of a group show this upcoming Saturday, July 11th in the Eagle Rock neighbor of Los Angeles. Join us from 6-9PM at Good Eye Gallery, 4538 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041. See you there!

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