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What Best Friends Thought Was Cocaine Wasn’t, And They Paid A DEAR Price

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A couple of best friends who set out to celebrate a birthday thought they would do so by snorting cocaine. The only problem was that they didn’t have cocaine, and they ended up paying the price for it. The Western Morning News reports that Shaun Brotherson and Bradley Price, 21 and 20, r…


LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN A FRIGGIN’ JOB BEFORE YOU GO AND DO YOU BIG PROJECT. GO LEARN AND MAKE MISTAKES IN A STUDIO ENVIRONMENT. JUST GOING OUT AND STARTIN’ A BUSINESS IS JUST UNGODLY DIFFICULT!! [Especially if you don’t know what you’re doing and you know you don’t currently have the skills to pull off the big dream project]

 Being an entrepreneur is difficult, especially just starting out. What Mr. Price tried to hammer into us is the idea of being honest with ourselves. Know what you’re good at and try to put yourself in a place where those skills get to shine. While the guy wasn’t able to work in cars like he originally wanted to, he somehow managed to use his love of cars and his skills to create his line of car inspired watches.

In many ways, it reminds me of my senior year projects (Saturn included). UIC is not a school that offers stuff in comics, animation,and character design. And yet, being in design, I used my illustration background and funneled it back into my work. It doesn’t always work out but when it does, it makes one hell of a show. I guess it’s nice to see a kindred spirit.