The Andy Aupperlee Explosion 5000

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GQ Christmas at The 806

by on Dec.20, 2009, under Events, Fremont, Party, Places, Portrait, Seattle

Brian Stewart

Last night The 806 hosted the second annual GQ Christmas Party. The tradition began last year when Ryan Nguyen & Ryan Wheatley organized a small gathering of well-dressed, close friends. I was unable to attend I was on an assignment in Washington DC. For the 2009 edition, the Explosion 5000 came out in full force. We built a photo booth in the garage and loaded up on props from Archie McPhee’s. Add a few cocktails into the mix, and you’ve got yourself a real photo explosion.
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Tennis Hoes & Golf Pros

by on Jul.03, 2009, under Belltown, Nightlife, Party, Seattle

Mojo

It’s birdie time! Last weekend we had more than just the mojo working when the Explosion 5000 met a college tradition: Tennis Hoes & Golf Pros. A familiar cast of characters, clad in their country club finest, descended on Seattle’s Belltown and proceeded to paint the town plaid.

Warning: Images of Superfisky in women’s tennis clothing follow. Also, this post contains photographs of original artwork by Superfisky, which might make your boss question what exactly you’re looking at on the internet.

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Bar Crawl Birthday

by on Mar.31, 2009, under Nightlife, Party, Seattle, U-District

The District Lounge

The night kicked off at the District Lounge in the Hotel Deca. I know what you’re thinking… a little classy for this group. We are talking about the same collection of people who demolish boots of beer, turn quiet mountain cabins into dance parties and carelessly jump off giant logs in unison. Everyone was on their best behavior, although this quickly changed as the night progressed.
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Kay Kay at The Crocodile

by on Mar.28, 2009, under Belltown, Music, Nightlife, Party, Seattle

Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground at the Crocodile

Last night Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground played the recently re-opened Crocodile in Seattle. Croc 2.0 is gorgeous. The back bar is huge and well staffed; it didn’t take long to get a PBR. All the fixtures and finishes, from the balcony to the men’s room, are first class. The new, wide stage also suited Kay Kay’s large ensemble perfectly.
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Cabin Fever

by on Mar.03, 2009, under Events, Nightlife, Party, Washington State

Hey there, Bear
Cabin fever is serious. As we shiver through the early days of March, please be careful to diagnose and treat any symptoms related to this ailment. Since the Andy Aupperlee “explosion” (that’s what we’re calling my S&F), this blog has gotten uber serious about medical issues. The best form of treatment is prevention, and that’s why I’ve decided to dedicate an entire post to this subject. Also, all ad revenues from this post will be donated to the Society for the Advancement of Cabin Fever Knowledge (SACK).

The following is a case study of a group of 20 somethings from Seattle, Washington as they battle cabin fever near Mount Baker. (continue reading…)

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World Series of Beer Pong IV

by on Jan.17, 2009, under Events, Party, Sport

Winning ShotBilly and the guys at BPong.com did a helluva job putting on the World Series of Beer Pong IV. For four days at the beginning of 2009, over 400 teams competed at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for $50,000 and the distinction of being crowned beer pong champs. I was asked to cover the tournament as a publicity photographer. Below are some pictures and thoughts. (continue reading…)

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Election Night in Seattle

by on Nov.09, 2008, under Capitol Hill, Events, Party, Seattle

Capitol Hill Obama PartyBarack Obama Victory Rally. Broadway & Pike, Capitol Hill.
Seattle, WA. November 5, 2008.
For at least one night in Seattle, something was getting more buzz than the Fleet Foxes. Tonight is November 4, 2008; the United States of America elected Barack Obama to the Presidency. This is the Andy Aupperlee Explosion 5000 take on things:

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