Posts Tagged ‘Telstar Logistics’

Aint That America: “USA, by Sloan Schang” – Old-School Mini Cooper vs. Big Old American Pickup

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Via the indispensable Twitter stream of San Francisco’s very own Telstar Logistics comes this, USA by Sloan Schang:

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I am a pickup truck, I am America
I am America, I am a pickup truck
I am American, I am America

“Telstar Logistics is Marginally Prepared!” – A Lecture about Earthquake Preparedness on YouTube from the State of CA

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Check it:

“In this week’s episode of Totally Unprepared, we visit the San Francisco home of Telstar Logistics founder, Todd Lappin, and his daughter Miel. Our host Ron Haralson quizes Todd on his earthquake preparedness, and takes he and Miel for a ride in the Big Shaker.”

All this is brought to you by the California Emergency Management Agency, the California Earthquake Authority, and the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission.

A Happy Ending for the Thousands of Burning Man Bikes Abandoned in the Desert: Off to the Reno Bike Collective

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Remember this, from earlier this month?

“From Todd Lappin Telstar Logistic:

“RT @burningman: Jeez, people! RT@danger_ranger: Post-burn abundance: 2,000 bicycles left on the playa. http://t.co/MrdinrR

See?

Via Danger Ranger – click to expand

What’s going to happen to all these bikes?”

Here’s the answer:

Most will go to the Reno Bike Collective and other bike organizations, some will be repainted and added to the BRC Yellow Bike program.”

Hurray!

The Legacy of Burning Man 2011: Thousands of Perfectly Good Bikes Abandoned in the Nevada Desert

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

From Todd Lappin Telstar Logistic:

“RT @burningman: Jeez, people! RT@danger_ranger: Post-burn abundance: 2,000 bicycles left on the playa. http://t.co/MrdinrR

See?

Via Danger Ranger – click to expand

What’s going to happen to all these bikes?

One Rincon Hill Architect Leaves Town, Discarding Perfectly Good Building Models – Totally Let Me Have Two

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

One Rincon:

And a model used to sell the place:

Dude was bummed to be blowing town, plus, “they went and put stripes on the side – that wasn’t My Vision at all,”  he said.

Anyway, he totally let me have two of these things, but made me wait ’til the light was “just right” to take a photo, you know, to show off his creation.

Oh, wait a sec, Telstar Logistics had this gag already, three-four years back.

Oh well.

The Abandoned Floor Typewriters of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard – Your Government At Work

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

That Telstar Logistics, he’s Everywhere You Want To Be. Like down at Hunters Point, in Building 253.

The former Cryptography Section looked like this eight years ago. What would you bet nothing’s changed since then?

Oh well.

Via Telstar Logistics – click to expand

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower on a Foggy Day

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

The fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches          5
and then moves on.

Carl Sandburg

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The formerly-controversial Sutro Tower, as seen from the northwest through the window of an Emirates Airbus A380 super jumbo jet.  

See the entire Sutro Tower mise-en-scene here, courtesy of Telstar Logistics’ Todd Lappin.