THIS SHIT is how to start a bleak Tuesday after a rainy Bank Holiday.  These pictures are the result of a deal between NOTUKR and rock band The Waxing Captors.  ”Put our music video on your site and I’ll give you Sonic Shoes pictures” they said.  Less of a deal, more like a strange Man promising puppies to a small child.

“Please find attached shoes – Note that by ‘found some Sonic shoes in Vietnam’ I meant ‘Had some Sonic shoes tailor made in Vietnam, went to the trouble of drawing my own design instead of visiting some museum with the girlfriend,


repeatedly went back to check on progress of said shoes instead of absorbing culture, had a mild disagreement with the tired, overworked staff about the quality of knuckles and had them re-stitch but am now happy with the finished product’.”

“There’s also a shot of a communist billboard, for scene setting purposes.”

“Yes, I did have my name sewn into them in SEGAesque font.  Go East people, you can still live it up like a colonial land baron.  All the best, James.  The Waxing Captors”

“Mild disagreement”?   Which perhaps resulted in CIGARETTE BURNS ON ARMS AND FACES?!  Still, if you’re not going to get the stitching right then you should expect some retribution and a sore eye for a few weeks.  Westerners are sticklers for a job well done.

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    No green eyes for a start.

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