“Right now, the idea is that you walk in and put your bike on the stand. Someone will help you out and give you recommendations on tools to use. I’d rather see someone take more time and learn the right way, than me doing it in four seconds with my muscle memory.’’
See for yourself Aug. 19-21 during Hi-Tide Summer Holiday in Asbury Park, a weekend music festival featuring surf and other eclectic artists, plus vendors, food, drinks and more.
Jasorka illustrated and reimagined a found employee handbook for Castle Dracula, which offered a dungeon boat ride and a walk-through attraction with torture scenes, a mad scientist’s lab and more.
“I’ve always been a fan of that sort of barstool storytelling, those very fleeting sort of moments where you have to be there in the moment to hear it.”
With concerts, murals, Pride events and more, the Gloucester County community is making a name for itself in the South Jersey arts scene.
“I was deciding on whether to put the store in Philly or a suburb, and I thought about the time I was growing up [in Merchantville], and remembered the places I didn’t have. I remember my time in New York, and wanted to bring that experience to the suburbs.”
“Earnest is typically the word I use to describe my stuff because I’m not really good at coming up with analogies or metaphors. I always sort of question it when I do, so I try to stick to being as literal and hope that if I can be hyper-specific about things, people can find ways to relate it to their own hyper-specific situations.”
“What if we just do anything, but we don’t actually play? A lightbulb went off, and we were off to something.”
A social, medical and political revolution around psychedelics is happening right now, and New Jersey could be at the forefront.
“I feel like if I don’t have the circus in my life, I really don’t have anything. That’s how deep it gets for me, if I’m being honest.”
The egg is 14 feet tall and made of welded steel, covered in a shell of polar fleece. When it cracks on June 25, dozens—maybe hundreds—of people in outlandish, creative, awesome bird costumes emerge, a steady stream of fowl in many shapes and colors that enter the egg in the back and emerge to onlookers through the front.
“I believe in the power of sports, recreation and public spaces. There’s a huge need for it, and there are Parks & Rec centers that haven’t been invested in for a really long time. I thought since I played football, that’s where I could make a difference.”