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From the Platform

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Madclout, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. Madclout

    Madclout Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2003 Messages: 240 Likes Received: 0
    "From the Platform"

    The dictionary defines Longevity as a long duration or continuance, as
    in an occupation.
    Me personally, I can define it in one word: Cavs. Great writers with
    fancy styles and awesome can control come and go with the breeze, but
    real writers, writers who embody what it means to “put in work” are few
    and far between. He was a force to be reckoned with on the New York
    subways during the 1980s. Beginning his career in 1983, Cavs didn’t hang up
    his cans in 1989 when the subways were permanently cleaned. He took a
    deep breath, changed direction slightly, and became instrumental in
    sparking off the, then new, North American freight scene. But wait, it
    gets better. All that fame and glory and Cavs still had time to amass
    one of the most comprehensive photo collections of all time. After 22
    years the rest of the world will be greatful to know that Cavs' book
    " From The Platform" will be in stores in 2005.
    There you will be able to get a glimpse of what Cavs saw in the 20+ years that
    he was an active subway and freight writer, plus some of his own works.
    So for all those who overstand the necessity of capturing history, in
    the immortal words of Cavs himself
    “Badda Bing”
    "From The Platform" A collection of subway fotos from the Cavster's Archive. 1983-1988.
  2. haunts

    haunts Member

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  3. justaname

    justaname Member

    Joined: May 18, 2003 Messages: 807 Likes Received: 23
    any website that have more info about the book? or when it will releases?
  4. imported_b0b

    imported_b0b Guest

    some more details would be great.
  5. Madclout

    Madclout Junior Member

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  6. test

    test Junior Member

    Joined: Aug 4, 2004 Messages: 130 Likes Received: 0
    haha that site sucks. it doens't have anyhting more than what you copied and pasted from it. i thought plugs weren't allowed. you can't fool me! is there an offical site regarding the book?
  7. Madclout

    Madclout Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2003 Messages: 240 Likes Received: 0
    We will be adding some fotos that will be in the book.
  8. bobmarley

    bobmarley New Jack

    Joined: Nov 11, 2004 Messages: 21 Likes Received: 0
  9. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,989 Likes Received: 313
    i could stab all of you....with a knife....
  10. Nic Thamaire

    Nic Thamaire Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 20, 2000 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 10
    That's gonna be hot,cos cavster is a bad archivist!
  11. 48:16

    48:16 New Jack

    Joined: Mar 1, 2001 Messages: 55 Likes Received: 0
    nice...hopefully this will mean a grip of never seen before sento flicks. i'd love to see a TFP book from 1989-present, those are some rare gems.
  12. raysin

    raysin Member

    Joined: Jul 18, 2004 Messages: 929 Likes Received: 7
    ahh ive heard talk of this for a while , guess its comming to fruition,,cav does have the ILL collection so it prob gonna be fresh,,fiigured he'd have 70's stuff but i guess he's focusing on his era , which is cool cause he was there and has first hand knowledge of the content ...cant wait!