Trashed Stout Lebowski Found

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red1984
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:59 pm

So I had a standup comic friend staying with me last week, and I was showing him my prints.

Yesterday, he went to do a show, and found a Lebowski print taped to the green room wall, ripped to fudge, covered in doodles from comics in the backroom, and held to the wall with scotch tape & poster stickies. I told him to offer $35 for it, so now he is the proud owner of the destroyed piece.

The owner of the comedy club said he bought it in NY for $25 from his other standup friend.

I sort of laughed because it's so tragic. Makes me wonder how often this happens.

Here are a couple pics he sent me (while still on the wall, he said it ripped more when he took it off) of just some of the damage.

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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:02 pm

Pretty awesome story.
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:03 pm

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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:06 pm

happens more often than you think
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:10 pm

red1984 wrote: Image
uh, so your friend paid $35 for a pixelated inkjet print of this poster? I'm confused, why would you advise that?
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:15 pm

i thought the same thing. looks like a trashed knock off.

think you paid $34 too much.

whats with the margins?
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:15 pm

ZLandrum wrote: uh, so your friend paid $35 for a pixelated inkjet print of this poster?
exactly
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:18 pm

ZLandrum wrote:
red1984 wrote: uh, so your friend paid $35 for a pixelated inkjet print of this poster? I'm confused, why would you advise that?
Ha, I thought the image just didn't load all the way when I first looked at that post. Guess he got a knock-off print.
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:19 pm

oof....i mean boom!

so which comedian rubbed their peen on it?

for what its worth, it looks like it was copied on some nicer paper. :P
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:24 pm

My buddy found it, not me.

So that makes me feel a LOT better if it's a knock off, versus a real one that's been all torn up. Good eyes, group.
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:25 pm

That image was on OMG posters when the print was released. It has the same pixelization and although its decent quality, it's not a huge image. I have an 8.5x11 version taped to my wall at work.
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:26 pm

rubberneck wrote:Image
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=515-EfhXne0


"rara charta, gravi negotio"
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:27 pm

Luls.
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:27 pm

halftonegraphics wrote: think you paid $34 too much.
:lol:
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Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:30 pm

I bet you told him it was worth like $35 dollars right! I would be pissed because it worth nothing.
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