[Grief] Unused "Gristleisms"?

Angus Spottiswoode swindonbakery at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 19:18:19 PST 2010


It's getting hard to keep track of all Sleazy's projects!

Well, I do feel we're in for a good TG year in 2010. It sounds like  
there's some nice releases lined up.





On Jan 8, 2010, at 5:31 PM, Grant Regnaert <tripreset at hotmail.com>  
wrote:

> Angus, please don't even get me started again on MY personal  
> feelings on the "card"! : ) You already know exactly how I feel  
> about it. Haha..I still can't believe I paid TG money for that card!  
> Let me put it this way: Sleazy just sent out (to the people on the  
> Threshold House mailing list), FOR FREE mind you, as a Xmas gift,  
> THREE credit card sized cards, FOR FREE, that were laminated & as  
> thick as credit cards, too (unlike a flimsy card that shall remain  
> nameless), with beautiful  colour photos on them, from Thailand,  
> from his new project (www.sacred-profane.com). The photo was on one  
> side, with "Have A Happy 2010!" on the flip side. Oh, did I mention  
> that the 3 cards were FREE! : ) Now IMHO, that's what TG should've  
> done with their cards! Laminated & made them credit-card thick, like  
> Sleazy did, so they won't bend, wrinkle or end up getting dog-eared  
> years down the road! Damn! I knew I shouldn't have got started. Now  
> I'm stewing on the fact that I actually paid money for the  
> Gristleism card! Haha...
>
> From: swindonbakery at gmail.com
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Unused "Gristleisms"?
> Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 16:32:03 -0800
>
> While we're on the subject, does anyone agree that the "card" itself  
> is a bit lame? I was hoping for something more like a sturdy  
> postcard. Perhaps with a picture of Camber Sands on the other side.  
> Though these do remind me of those old "cigarette cards", which is  
> rather cool. A TG cigarette packet would be cool. 10p for a packet  
> of fags, anyone?
>
> On Jan 8, 2010, at 4:21 PM, Grant Regnaert wrote:
>
> Ha! My mistake, too! I was sent two Gristleism cards (by mistake, I  
> think???), both grey colour, so I assumed there was only just those  
> four.
>
> From: tripreset at hotmail.com
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Subject: RE: [Grief] Unused "Gristleisms"?
> Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 17:13:12 -0700
>
> Thanks for the review link, Angus. And I'm with you. I also like the  
> 4 unused slogans a lot better. Wonder why they didn't use them?  
> IMHO, I think that TG should have used those four that you listed,  
> along with four more, to have 3 different cards of slogans for all 3  
> colours. That would've made more sense. Unless TG already did do  
> that and I'm only aware of the 4 slogans that came with mine.
>
> From: swindonbakery at gmail.com
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 15:41:57 -0800
> Subject: [Grief] Unused "Gristleisms"?
>
> Of minor interest perhaps.
>
> I checked out this review of the Gristleism:
>
> http://drownedinsound.com/community/boards/music/4211101
>
> and it mentions four Gristleism slogans that, as far as I  
> understood, were not amongst the ones listed as being with the  
> units. At least I never heard of them before. They are:
>
> "Entertainment Through Pain", "Ugly As Your Pastime", "Assume All  
> Communications Tapped", "Data Is Nothing, Action Is Everything"
>
> Personally I think these are much better than the ones that went out.
>
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