December 8, 2014 10:05:30 PM PST

The Thing: The Shop

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INTRODUCING THE THING: THE SHOP
For those who prefer to do their shopping in the real world, we are happy to present our latest investigation:  THE SHOP, featuring astounding things by our friends and collaborators:  Matt Singer, Sleepy Jones, Alexes Bowyer, Nathan Lynch, Tucker Nichols, Alicia McCarthy, Gwen Allen, Jason Jägel, Thomas Clark, Chris Johanson, Ritual Roasters, Atlier Dion, and paintings by the salty Painter Jeremy Coon. 

OPEN MON-FRI: 10AM-5PM,

SAT Dec 13:  11AM-6PM

447 O'Farrell Street
Tenderloin, SF!

JOIN US SATURDAY 12/13: 3-6pm:  Nathan Lynch and DJ Myles Cooper Together Finally!
+ Myles spins
+ Nathan pinches...cups (or pinch your own perfect cup.  We provide the clay.)
+ Hot Cider unlimited
+ Ritual Espresso unbridled
+ Holiday House Music the likes of which you've not yet experienced

Not able to make it to SF?  Email support@thethingquarterly.com for more info about offerings.

 
      

      

     

     


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November 25, 2014 2:27:19 PM PST

HOLIDAY SALE: $30 OFF 1 YEAR OF THE THING

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Our mind-blowing subscription special 

Issues 25-28
    
HERE'S WHAT THEY GET: 
    - Fedex shipping of all four issues delivered straight to their door
    - December delivery of a limited run poster by issue 25 contributor Brian Roettinger
    - A welcome card with optional gift message from you
    - January delivery of issue 25 by Brian Roettinger, wrapped in special gift wrap by Leslie Shows

HERE'S WHAT YOU GET:
    - 20% off all available back issues and some projects for the whole year
    - First dibs on invites to special events
    - A warm tingling sensation
    - The satisfaction of knowing you've killed it this year
  

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ALSO THIS: BEANS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
BUY TWO OR MORE PERFECT CUPS BY NATHAN LYNCH
GET 1/2 LB OF RITUAL COFFEE SEASONAL ESPRESSO BEANS, FREE.

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November 11, 2014 11:15:21 AM PST

Introducing The Deskscape

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Deskscape after Saul Steinberg (photo by Daniel Dent).
 
THE DESKSCAPE AS BALLAST

We at THE THING are all about slowing down for The holidays.  In Northern California, the light goes sideways and the temperature hovers at around 58F.  The mornings are perfect for sitting at your desk and looking out the window before you construct the ideal holiday card for your sister who just moved to Texas.  Later on, in the evening, there will be plenty of distractions, including the promise of oysters and Anchor Beer.  But for now it's slow and quiet and your desk is the heart of everything.  It's your ballast.  You've got your journal, your water colors, your coffee, and a rock given to you by your best friend during a drive down the Baja coast in 1996.  Everything is perfect and waiting. 


 
5 Things to Gift
1 Year Subscription     The Perfect Cup by Nathan Lynch
1.  A subscription to THE THING                                     2.  The Perfect Cup by Nathan Lynch
   
Issue 22 - John Baldessari     Issue 23 - David Korty
3.  Pillowcases by John Baldessari                                 4.  Ceramic dice by David Korty  

The Thing The Book     Cards by Tucker Nichols
5.  THE THING THE BOOK                                                6.  Holiday cards by Tucker Nichols

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November 5, 2014 11:45:31 AM PST

New Subscription Rate Nov. 9th

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Friends, our subscription rates increase next week!

STARTING NOV. 9TH  $300 FLAT RATE (INCLUDES DOMESTIC SHIPPING)

IF EVER YOU CONSIDERED JOINING THE THING... NOW IS A GREAT TIME, PARTICULARLY WHILE IT'S STILL $240



(also, it won't be so bad when the rates do increase.  We're doing it so we can make it one price and not surprise everyone with shipping prices ... although Canada and World, there will be a slight shipping rate increase for you guys, but it's not that bad + we also like Canada and World).


 
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November 4, 2014 10:51:15 AM PST

Fulford & Shopsin join THE THING

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Fulford/Shopsin join the thing

We are very pleased to announce that the visual artists/publishers/photographer/graphic designer combo of Jason Fulford & Tamara Shopsin will be joining THE THING Quarterly for issue 28, which will be available fall of 2015. We have been huge fans of their work for some time and are out of our minds that we will soon be working with them on an issue for you.  

Jason Fulford is a photographer and co-founder of J&L Books. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and a contribution editor at Blind Spot. His pictures have been described as open metaphors, and featured in Harper’s, the New York Time Magazine, and on book jackets for Don Delillo, Bertrand Russell, Jorge Luis Borges, Terry Eagleton, Ernest Hemingway and Richard Ford. He is a frequent lecturer at universities.

Tamara Shopsin is a graphic designer and illustrator whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Good, Time, Wired, and Newsweek. She is the author of the memoir Mumbai, New York, Scranton, designer of the 5 Year Diary, and co-author with Jason Fulford of the children’s book This Equals That (2014). She is also a cook at her family’s restaurant in New York.



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                                               - issue 25 - Visual artist and graphic designer Brian Roettinger

                                               - issue 26 - Visual artist Gabriel Orozco

                                               - issue 27 - Visual artist and writer/curator  Michelle Grabner

                                               - issue 28 - Artists & collaborators Jason Fulford & Tamara Shopsin


 
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October 28, 2014 12:33:30 PM PDT

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE KARAOKE KICKED IN

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WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE KARAOKE KICKED IN


Thanks to everyone who made it out to last Thursday's signing and singing for THE THING Quarterly's THE THING THE BOOK.  Big thanks to our  Karaoke host George Chen (pound for pound the most charming host in town), our Jell-O shot contributor Brion Nuda Rosch, our co-host Chronicle Books, our SF book contributors who made it out to sign the book: Kota Ezawa, Tucker Nichols, Gwen Allen, Anthony Discenza, and MacFadden & Thorpe, and (of course) all those who came and sang their hearts out. 

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 all images by Lenny Gonzalez  

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October 15, 2014 10:50:27 AM PDT

A CONTEST FOR YOU TO WIN

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SOMETHING FOR YOU TO WIN


THE THING Quarterly has teamed up with InsideHook and Daily Secret to take you on a trip from SF - LA for the LA ART BOOK FAIR in late January.  Included in all of this: a private flight for two on Surf Air, a two night stay at the Ace Hotel Downtown LA, an invite to the Brian Roettinger Issue 25 rooftop launch party + a one year subscripition to THE THING QuarterlyDon't Dilly Dally.
 
 

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