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By Eric on 2006-04-13

Posted my Ray Fong editorial yesterday, got some lukewarm comments, some not positive, but at the same time, got positive comments from those who matter most to me, and they were from around the world. Although there were other opinions on it, similar, I didn’t feel that they addressed who Barry McGee is and what he means to art. Maybe it really doesn’t matter in your opinion, but I think and feel that it does. I don’t get too involved with issues like this usually, so thanks for hearing my opinions out. There’ll be more upcoming on this issue, but thankfully, people are getting tired of it. I still believe the shoe is great, and I’d like another pair. The...

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By gr on 2006-04-13

Posted my Ray Fong editorial yesterday, got some lukewarm comments, some not positive, but at the same time, got positive comments from those who matter most to me, and they were from around the world. Although there were other opinions on it, similar, I didn't feel that they addressed who Barry McGee is and what he means to art. Maybe it really doesn't matter in your opinion, but I think and feel...

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By Eric on 2006-04-11

I know Asian Americans rally through emails. It seems like any worthwhile independent project or controversial topic spreads quickly this way. This is one of them, and honestly, it’s not the most important topic, but it is something that I think you should know. Yesterday, I received a pair of Ray Fong Adidas. They are truly beautiful shoes. The box, laces, and details are amazing. I doubt a sneaker can get much better. I put up some photos at: http://www.giantrobot.com/blogs/eric I realize there’s a lot of controversy over the Ray Fong image that appears on this shoe. It’s been on CNN and BBC in addition to the viral emails I mentioned. As a friend of the artist Barry McGee, I...

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By gr on 2006-04-11

I know Asian Americans rally through emails. It seems like any worthwhile independent project or controversial topic spreads quickly this way. This is one of them, and honestly, it's not the most important topic, but it is something that I think you should know.Yesterday, I received a pair of Ray Fong Adidas. They are truly beautiful shoes. The box, laces, and details are amazing. I doubt a...

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By Eric on 2006-04-11

Do not fuck with the Fongs! Stop your whining, don’t blame adidas. Stop the email forwarding. Actually, do whatever you want. It’s ok. The shoes are great. They’re amazing.

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