pumpkin-square

KCON16NY

06. 25 [SATURDAY] @ 12:30 PM EST 

(location tbd, check @runnxgun/@twinnoms on twitter for updates, time subject to change) 


i’ll be handing out postcards alongside my little pumpkin square @twinnoms​!, one (1) per person (365 / golden hour drawn at random) during kcon 2016 nyc. send me a message if you know you are going to be there! i can save you a print! see you there~ 

WILD CARD PASSCODE: “PARDON?” 

recite the passcode, above, in person to receive an additional print! (shhh, it’s a surprise!) 

Fall Out Boy Facts You May Not Know

Patrick:
• Full Name: Patrick Martin Stumph
• Birthday: April 27th 1984  
• Favourite Food: Pumpkin squares made by his mum
• Patrick hates BBQ sauce
• Before FOB, he worked at 2 record shops at once
• Patrick once punched Pete in the face over song lyrics
• Patrick has a fascination with marine animals that are extinct
• Favourite Quote: “Quite is the new loud”
• Patrick is a huge fan of David Bowie
• Favourite Film: Rushmore
• High School: Glenbrook High School
• Patrick is only 5’ 4
• Patrick hates being called “Pat”
• Patrick is a huge fan of Jazz music
• Patrick’s last name is actually “Stumph” but removed the “H” because of pronunciation issues

Pete:
• Full Name: Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz the 3rd
• Birthday: June 5th 1979
• Pete wrote all of the lyrics from “Under the Cork Tree”
• Pete has his own record label called “Decaydance Records”
• Pete used to be a soccer player
• Pete plays bass and piano
• Pete hates black liquorish
• Pete is 5’7
• Pete gets stage fright when he has to order coffee
Andy:
• Full Name: Andrew John “Andy” Hurley
• Birthday: May 31st 1980
• Andy formed the band “The Damned Things” during FOB’s hiatus
• Andy has been vegan since age 16
• Andy has over 2,600 tattoos, as he gets them all in little squares
• Favourite Bands: Slayer and New Kids on the Block
• Andy’s father passed away when Andy was only 5
• Andy was listed on PEATA’s sexiest vegans poll in 2006
• Andy is the smartest member of the band
• Andy is the second oldest in the band
• Andy will leave a room if people start smoking
• High School: Menomonee Falls High School
• Andy’s house has been featured on MTV’s “Cribs”

Joe:
• Full Name: Joseph Mark “Joe” Trohman
• Birthday: September 1st 1984
• Joe is the youngest member
• Joe was brought up Jewish
• High School: New Trier High School w/ Pete
• Before FOB Pete and Joe formed a band called “Arma Angels”
• Joe collects guitars
• Joe loves Star Wars
• Joe once acted as Pete’s chauffeur and got his license suspended  

FOB:
• They are known for their long song titles
• Their name was suggested to them by a fan at their first gig
• “Sugar We’re Going Down” was on Billboard’s Top 100 for 20 weeks
• The band’s official fan club is called the “Overcast Kids”

friday! fall out boy facts!

Patrick Stump:

1. Patrick was born in Illinois.
2. His favourite food is pumpkin squares made by his mum.
3. He really, really dislikes barbeque sauce.
4. Before FOB, he worked at two record stores at once.
5. Patrick once punches Pete in the face over an argument about song lyrics.
6. He lives in Chicago.
7. But also has a place in Los Angeles.
8. Patrick has a fascination with marine animals which are extinct.
9. His favourite quote is “Quiet is the new loud”.
10. Patrick is a huge fan of David Bowie.
11. Rushmore is his favourite film.
12. He went to Glenbrook South High School.
13. He is only 5’4.
14. Which makes him the shortest member of Fall Out Boy.
15. He has an older brother called Kevin.
16. Patrick does not like being called Pat.
17. He used to be a vegetarian.
18. He is a huge fan of Jazz music.
19. As well as playing guitar, he also plays the drums and piano.
20. His actual last name is Strumph, but he removed the ‘h’ to avoid confusion over the pronunciation.

the signs as weird shit i’ve said

aries: “i’m gonna get like, last place just because i fucking remembered wriggly field in the middle of this”

taurus: *laughing intensely* “she…, she ATE it… she ATE the LUNCH BOX,”

gemini: “gregory is fond of aviation”

cancer: “i care about the pumpkins… i will love, support and nurture the pumpkins…”

leo: “square x circle is much better”

virgo: “POLY PARTY POLY PARTY P O L Y P A R T Y”

libra: “but if i say it too fast i start saying the names of homestuck characters”

scorpio: “i place the spider in the middle of the drawer, making sure it is in the very center” 

sagittarius: “no it’s NOT a pile of its, it’s a pile of CORn”

capricorn: “she can STAB you…… with her mIND”

aquarius: “noooo… i didn’t mean george….”

pisces: “i’m telling you… it’s more than just one fish”

Pumpkin Beignets – New Orleans Square at Disneyland Park
Makes 25 beignets

  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons pumpkin purée
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin extract (optional)
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • Pinch salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon dry instant yeast
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Powdered sugar, for coating
  1. Combine pumpkin purée, sugar, cream, water, eggs, shortening, pumpkin extract, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Whisk to combine. Add flour and yeast, stirring by hand to combine.
  2. Mix dough with the dough hook attachment until it forms a ball around the hook; the dough may be a little sticky.
  3. With floured hands, remove dough from hook and roll into a ball. Place dough in a clean bowl. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Roll dough on a well-floured surface to 1/3-inch thickness. Cut into 25 squares. Cover with a clean dishtowel and set aside in a warm, draft-free area for 45 minutes.
  5. Line a plate with paper towels; set aside.
  6. Pour vegetable oil into a deep pot to a depth of 3 inches. Heat oil to 350°F.
  7. Working in 2 or 3 batches, carefully drop dough into oil. Cook, turning frequently with a long-handled slotted spoon, until puffed and golden, about 3 minutes.
  8. Remove beignets with a slotted spoon and transfer to the plate lined with paper towels. Lightly tent with foil to keep warm while remaining beignets cook.
  9. Generously sprinkle powdered sugar on top of warm beignets; serve warm

Halloween in NYC with Tallulah and Google Photos….

Super excited about an event coming up this week here in NYC!

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and on October 29th Times Square will be transformed into a Pumpkin Patch by Google Photos! (for real) 

“Pumpkins are one of the most shared fall photos, and there will be tons for picking. Come celebrate the season with live carvings, cider & donuts from the Google Photos “Pay With A Photo” food truck and bluegrass from The Defibulators. 

Take the perfect fall pic in our photo booth — you might see your photo on a billboard in Times Square, and you’ll have the chance to get it etched into a pumpkin by a special carving machine.”

I used Google Photos app to find these photos I took of my favorite little Halloween feline back in 2011. 

Tallulah is Halloween colored and I always refer to Halloween as Lulahween :). 

I used the app to look through my many “Cats” photos to find these gems (hah). 

Love her so much. 

Hope to see you in the Times Square Pumpkin Patch on October 29th in Times Square!!! :)

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*** This post is sponsored by the festive folks at Google Photos app who are also responsible for this upcoming epic Pumpkin patch event.

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