"Sign, sign, everywhere a sign.."
Okay, so maybe they aren't everywhere, but they certianly are
fairly common. And often rather odd. Anytime i travel, i end
up taking photographs of various signs. It's just one of those
odd things that i do. So here are some signs that i saw around
Austin during SXSW06.
First up: A Fir-Ju Well and their damned signs. These people
put painted wooden signs all over Atlanta, and we can't even
get away from them in Texas! Argh!
The 'Dillo is the street car of downtown Austin. I liked this
sign on a fence that featured a dead armadillo. I wonder if
the sign maker was commenting on mass transit?
One of my favorite signs ever: Despair, Inc. I wonder what the
I'll have to take their word for it, seeing as i never went into
Good to know that even though the second story of this building
on 5th street had a fire, you can still lease it!
Morrissey played at Emo's during SXSW. We didn't feel like fighting
the crowds to get in. This banner hung on Emo's, and the view
is from our hotel room.
Here is a view of that same banner seen from street level.
Tracers took this photo of me toasting the ToneVendor banner
at their day show at End
of an Ear.
Not exactly a sign, this is the painted cover of the speakers
(obviously owned by The
Octopus Project) that were used at
the Peek-a-boo Records day show.
Also not a sign. But i liked this graffiti on the window of Coyote