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Barcelona for the NY Times 6

Earlier this year I went to Barcelona with the New York Times Style Magazine, "T," to shoot photos for a travel story revolving around the fact that Barcelona has historically been a hub of Skateboard, Art, and Graffiti culture. Sadly, the article (and hence my photos) will never run because of staffing changes at the magazine. So I will do a series of posts sharing the photos I took on that trip to Spain this April, 2012.
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This post will deal with the Cathedrals, The Sagrada Familia, and the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, (aka Catedral.) And how religion is entwined in everyday life in Barcelona.
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The Sagrada Familia by designed by Gaudi has been under construction since 1882, and still is today.
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"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral." -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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The Sagrada Familia peeks up in the background.
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"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever." -Thomas Jefferson
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"To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ." -Bernhard Langer
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Holy Week brings out all the pomp and circumstance.
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"Easter is very important to me, it's a second chance." -Reba McEntire
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One of the encrusted chapels inside the Catedral.
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Lets torture women!
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"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." -Mahatma Gandhi
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"If you're going through hell, keep going." -Winston Churchill
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Another chapel inside Catedral.
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Skulls on the floor of the Cathedral.
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A kid on Las Ramblas...
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Slaying Satan.
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A drummer in the procession.
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Trinkets in a shop.
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The transept of Catedral.
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The front of the Catedral.
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Graffiti on a mural.
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Sagrada Familia.
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Are you getting post fatigue yet?
Posted November 2nd, 2012 by Namaste, Halleluja, God Dammit.
The architecture in Barcelona is stunning, those cathedrals all look insane.
If I ever were to visit there it would have to be for Easter, I am in no way religious but it would be amazing to observe these rituals in real life and not via the Internet.
Posted By: Tenant on November 2nd, 2012 at 03:10PM PST
The photo of the Sagrada Familia church through the trees is awesome
Posted By: Tenant on November 2nd, 2012 at 03:13PM PST
I'm too dumb to soak up all this beauty. It's amazing.

Tenant you rule! Keep commenting and you could join the big dogs on the sock team! That's cool you know Trevor Ward, I believe he's flow for Toy.

Nice coverage of the Halloween demo! I left some comments over there!

I have this book called "Secret Society's", it's a Silvia Brown book.lol Anyways she claims that Jesus never died on the cross and he basically faked his death and actually traveled the world until he was 80. She knows this because she traveled the "Astral planes" and stuff. Crazy, huh?
Posted By: Josiah on November 2nd, 2012 at 03:19PM PST
I learned in my Art History class that Islam spread to Spain before 900CE and there are Mosques and buildings that feature Islamic architecture.

That photo of the, is it sagrada familia?, would be way more edgy and punk if there was trash floating in the river. you know, social commentary. Like "mann, we live in this stained world u knowww" Litter for art.

Women torture. LOL.

Post fatigue. not even bro. imma pro

a bombardment of religious iconography present in our society in both subtle and super obvious situations. Nothing new. Do bad,burn. Do good and what I tell you. Ascend into heaven, God's playpen.

how do you finger a girl with Jesus saves on the back of your hand. Or if he's gay give a handjob to another dude. It's pretty cool how only a couple of sentences in the bible leads to the discrimination of group of people. Continue the discrimination and vote Romney: A step forward, or , back into traditional American values sweeter than any corn syrup.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 3rd, 2012 at 09:50PM PST
https://twitter.com/kevinstaysgold/status/264942770727317506

DAMN. Shredding hard. Get well soon dood.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 4th, 2012 at 07:56AM PST
http://youtu.be/9RkyDY2iTkU
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 4th, 2012 at 08:37AM PST
Oh damn, just checked out that twitter picture.
Hope you're alright Ed.
Posted By: Tenant on November 4th, 2012 at 09:17AM PST
http://youtu.be/N7edgz4MIfs
Posted By: Tenant on November 4th, 2012 at 09:45AM PST
^^ was the first thing to pop in my head when i saw the stereo cruisers
could have been edited better and lol @ the eminem instrumental in the background near the start but its an interesting watch
Posted By: Tenant on November 4th, 2012 at 09:48AM PST
did you slam your head at the Emerica demo Ed? I really hope you feel better soon.
Posted By: emilie on November 4th, 2012 at 12:05PM PST
http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bar/3359601487.html
Posted By: Tenant on November 4th, 2012 at 12:12PM PST
WOAH!? Ed got hurt? Details????

FBI weapons! Awesome!
Posted By: Josiah on November 4th, 2012 at 07:59PM PST
I could have alot of fun with that X-ray machine...
Posted By: emilie on November 5th, 2012 at 02:27AM PST
Ed broke his leg, not his head. Lets all hope he has a speedy recovery from this. I really feel bad for him, breaking your leg as a skateboarder must be totally shitty.
Posted By: emilie on November 5th, 2012 at 09:14AM PST
Shattered bones sound no fun at all.

Here's to a speedy recovery and rehabilitation!
Posted By: Tenant on November 5th, 2012 at 10:03AM PST
Get well soon dude.
Posted By: Eggs McManus on November 5th, 2012 at 11:07AM PST
Sorry to hear.
Get well soon, Ed!
Posted By: S on November 5th, 2012 at 11:21AM PST
fucking bummer : (
like really, im truly bummed on ed's fracture

"skateboarding...thanks for the memories"
i hope that doesnt mean what im thinking
hopefully he was just instagraming super sedated from that hospital drug

hold on there, amigo ed
the best of vibes vato
Posted By: fresh from mex on November 5th, 2012 at 07:23PM PST
Get better Ed! Just got my power back yesterday to find out about this horrible news. Still can't believe it
Posted By: Mike on November 5th, 2012 at 09:40PM PST
Dope. Mike got power. I was honored that you liked one of my pics on Insta when you accessed some electric juice.

Will ed vote?
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 6th, 2012 at 04:05PM PST
i can see ed getting out of bed with the help of diana or a nurse, hopping into a wheelchair, heading to the hospital's ballot, and insta his "i voted" sticker

because he's a patriotic bad motherfucker like that.

'murica
Posted By: fresh from mex on November 6th, 2012 at 04:52PM PST
IMMA GO HAM
Posted By: Obama on November 6th, 2012 at 10:05PM PST
#obamabasedgod is that you?
Posted By: Tenant on November 6th, 2012 at 10:14PM PST
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/blogs/gear-up/morrissey-image-hidden-in-google-earth-20120102
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 9th, 2012 at 12:44PM PST
http://boingboing.net/2002/11/22/kevin-bacons-dad-rid.html
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 9th, 2012 at 01:32PM PST
The link got moved Jgonz. I tried to view it but no bueno.

Kevin Bacon's Dad wants Love park to be skated?
Posted By: Josiah on November 9th, 2012 at 09:03PM PST
It sucks Ed's hurt. Life's so boring and depressing now.
Posted By: Josiah on November 9th, 2012 at 09:03PM PST
@jgonzalez LOL!!! Morrissey on google earth, I am going to go put on the first smiths record now, it's been too long.

Fuck, Love park.
I have wanted to go there since I was really young, seeing it in all sorts of videos and skating there in THPS.
Never been to the east coast, actually never been outside of Washington or Oregon.

@josiah I feel you! My instagram feed has been lame lately, no Ed photo comments for me to lurk...
Posted By: Tenant on November 10th, 2012 at 09:00AM PST
jerry paper 4 prez http://digitalisrecordings.bandcamp.com/track/comfort
Posted By: Tenant on November 10th, 2012 at 11:07AM PST
http://www.flickr.com/photos/foldedshirts/8163339685/in/photostream
Posted By: folded shirts on November 10th, 2012 at 01:50PM PST
#randomhbpierphoto ^^^ CHECK IT OUT ED
Posted By: folded shirts on November 10th, 2012 at 01:51PM PST
Any of you guys experienced with the recovery of lost data from external harddrives???

I was copying a shitload of photos from my macbook to an external hd.
Then the battery run flat.And when I started my macbook again
all !!!!!! of my data on the external hd was gone.For some of the data I already have some backups on DVDs, but I´m afraid soe couple of hundreds photos are lost.....

Anyone?Thanks
Posted By: S on November 11th, 2012 at 06:05AM PST
@S A friend of mine had this happen and ended up having to pay over $500 to have the files restored by a professional, so if someone here can\'t help you I\'d try searching the web for a good while before taking it in to a pro as they seem to be pretty expensive.
Sorry I couldn\'t be of any more help
Posted By: Tenant on November 11th, 2012 at 09:00AM PST
Not sure if it will help but here is a quote I found in a comments section for a post addressing this problem, seemed to me to be the easiest way for it

"run a live linux, my favorite is knoppix, you can run from the cd, (of course first setting your boot options in BOIS to cdrom) then you can pull the data to a second installed burner or if the computer is networked use samba to transfer the information off of the bad drive. once i have the info that is salvageable off, it’s time to test and see if the drive is worthy of saving or time to replace."
Posted By: Tenant on November 11th, 2012 at 10:52AM PST
Just noticed you said you have a Mac and I believe only Windows has BIOS so if Linux is compatable with a Mac I think you'd need to boot your computer with the Cd-rom through Openfirmware.

Though I know nothing about Macintosh computers and hardly know a thing about windows either
Posted By: Tenant on November 11th, 2012 at 10:58AM PST
I used to work as a computer assistant at my university. They had programs that could retrieve all information that had ever been on memory sticks etc. It is definitly possible to get the information back. Good luck.

I saw Ed was posting on instagram again with some photobookjousting. Good to see he is doing some normal things again. The last burnout on thrasher was great. Toy tours must be the best.
Posted By: emilie on November 11th, 2012 at 01:19PM PST
Thanks Tenant.Thanks Emilie.
I will figure it out.I hope.
Posted By: S on November 11th, 2012 at 02:54PM PST
Dang S, that sucks man. I'm no computer guru but I can only hope you get your photos back!

Yea I'm stoked to see Ed updating his insta. Get well soon! Lots of calcium and Vitamin D!!


I just watched the new James Bond "skyfall", it's super good.
Posted By: Josiah on November 11th, 2012 at 08:03PM PST
Thanks Josiah!
Posted By: S on November 12th, 2012 at 05:15AM PST
Sorry to hear about the photos S.
Maybe try asking a student at University to retrieve them? They may be alot cheaper than the pros.
If anyone knows someone who does this sort of thing they can usually access remotely via LogMeIn or other program to see if they can retrieve anything simply.
Ed, does your new bionic leg have any remote computer access?
Posted By: Eggs McManus on November 12th, 2012 at 02:04PM PST
Dang s! Sorry about your loss. I hope somebody can fix it for you.

Somebody on Instagram asked how Ed poops now since he's on his couch. Now that's what I've been wondering for a while. I mean I'm sure ed poos in a metal bucket thing. But I want a descriptive explanation. Or a pic.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 13th, 2012 at 12:06AM PST
Thanks Eggs, thanks JGonz.
Yes.I already some Nerd I know, he´ll have a look at it on the weekend.
Fortunately I did some backup on DVDs, but not for all the stuff.
I still figure out what´s missing..
Posted By: S on November 13th, 2012 at 01:08AM PST
http://www.heeldo.com/
Posted By: Jgonzalez on November 13th, 2012 at 09:52AM PST
Omg heeldo? hahaha that's fucking ridiculous.
Posted By: Josiah on November 13th, 2012 at 02:16PM PST
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