Tacoma Urbanist

Oct. 29, 2008 at 12:01am

The Melon To Deliver *Champion* Chalkie Prize for 2008


This Halloween, October 31st will be the last Frost Park Chalk Off Challenge.


Final 2008 Frost Park

Chalk Off  



Episode XXX


Question: what prize could possible be sufficient to compensate the winner of the 30 episode Frost Park Chalk Off series for the "Best Illustrator in the Universe of Tacoma for 2008"???


Answer:

Champion Prize Victory Video by The Melon


(secured after intense negotiation between Tacoma Urbanist and The Melon)


The chalk off contestant who secures the most wins for 2008 will win a personalized *Chalkie Victory Video* by The Melon.  The Melon will use any or all video, photographs and other "content" it desires to create the *Chalkie Victory Video."

Today, the Melon demonstrated their video mojo by releasing the Frost Park Chalk Off Finale Trailer which is arguably the best video ever made of Frost Park:


Watch it again and again and again to get pumped for this Friday!






(sponsor break)

Announcing the NEW MELON!





According to the tabulation of wins, Andrea, RR Anderson and Stowe are tied for first place with 5 wins each.


Winner Bonus: Special Abilities


The Champion of The Frost Chalk Series 2008 will also:


1) Receive lifetime respect, comradery and (platonic) love from all that have participated in, sponsored, or observed a Frost Park Chalk Off.

2) Cause immediate fear and inferiority in a 30 ft radius in any artist in the Universe of Tacoma who has not participated in a Frost Park Chalk Off.

3) Receive unlimited use of the City of Tacoma List Serve (a)

4) Receive unlimited funding for art projects conducted in the city of Tacoma (b)


(a) Subject to approval by Amy McBride, city administrator

(b) Subject to approval by City of Tacoma Arts Commission



The Melon Does Stenger



Ever wonder what happened to former city council member Stenger. The Melon found him at the Tacoma Historical Society. Here, Stenger gives a great tour.


comments [4]  |  posted under Tacoma

Comments

by intacoma on 10/29/2008 @ 1:40am
that melon beat is actually kinda tight on your intro

by ElectricElliot on 10/29/2008 @ 1:47pm
Thanks, intacoma. I think the one you're talking about is Wildcat by Ratatat.

by intacoma on 10/29/2008 @ 1:48pm
I knew it was familiar Ratatat is amazing

by Erik on 10/29/2008 @ 3:32pm
Great video.

Looks like Water Quest was a good warm up to the trailer:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRL7OiUfd8Q