Laughing Squid: Decade 2 Wrap-Up (Photos & Video)

Last night’s 11th anniversary party (Laughing Squid: Decade 2) was really amazing and went off without a hitch. People had a great time and it’s going to be hard to top this one. I’ll be updating this post with event coverage as it comes in:

Photos on Flickr

Brian Walsh

Derek Powazek

James Yu

Enric Teller

David Newman

Brad Fitzpatrick

In Pursuit of Mysteries


Joyce Kim

Jason Schultz

Brian Solis

Niall Kennedy


The Haighter

Ben Metcalfe

Karen Marcelo

Julie Blaustein

Susan Mernit


Willo O’Brien

John Curley

Joseph Baraty

Chris Heilmann

Teeny Tiny Hearts

Damon LaRose

Steve Rhodes


Simon Law

Jeremy Pepper + photos

Courtney Patubo

Joanne Wan

Amacker Bullwinkle

Ryan Junell

The Artist at Work

Ralph Carney
Twilight Vixen Revue

Thanks to everyone who came out last night and to all the great people that made the event possible, including…

Performers: Master of Ceremonies mikl-em, Mr. Lucky & The Cocktail Party, Twilight Vixen Revue and Anita Cocktail, Freakotronic.

DJs: DJ Big Daddy, DJ tOaD, DJ timmmii, and DJ Justin Credible

Art Cars

Outside Installations: amazing atmospheric lighting by Coil, Neverwas Runabout, Fire Cannon and fire sand box by Jon Sarriugarte, R2D2 by David Calkins and Simone Davalos, Photoboof by Wrybread, BuddaHCookieS by Gaspo, The Popcorn Guys, Cyclecide and The Doggie Diner Dog Heads

Art Cars: Oh My God! (Harrod Blank), VainVan & MondrianMobile (Emily & Ken Duffy), Flivver (Joy Johnston), Drala Dragon Wagon (Bruman Bjerke) and Eartha Karr (Blake More)

Simone & Lori

Event Staff: Lori Dorn (door), Helena “Noona” Nolan (stage manager), Melinda Adams (assistant stage manager), Hernan Cortez (sound), Simone Davalos (door), Fish & Elizabeth (door), Ryan Junell (door), Molly Ditmore (door), Cory McKenzie (door), Danielle Engelman (volunteer), Katy Bell (volunteer), Kevin Mathieu (volunteer), Michael Lyons (volunteer), Simon Law (volunteer), John Law (dog head wrangler), Loid Mongoloid (squid wrangler), Brian McCarty (poster) and Mutual Aid Response Services (safety)

Venue: The staff at Mighty, including Jeff, Derek and especially Kevin for going the extra mile.

UPDATE 1: The Weird America video of the event is now online.

UPDATE 2: The photos from The Photoboof are now online.

photos by Thomas Hawk and Derek Powazek