40oz by dontoine
40oz, a photo by dontoine on Flickr.

I’m turning 40 on Friday.

And so naturally I just spent a few days scouring the web for a good image of someone pouring out a 40 oz of malt liquor, as a sort of memento mori.

Or, I should say, as a variation on the old school pouring of libations in memory of the dead, a tradition that goes back at least as far as Ancient Greece. You might remember it from 1990s rap videos.

I was shocked (shocked, people!) at the dearth of images. And so I made my own. Feel free to borrow it, if you like.

One for me, one for my homies…

 

One Response to a 40 oz for 40 yo

  1. hello,

    my name is nicholas padron from official brand clothing located in hilton head island originally from elizabeth nj . I design my own clothing and wanted to make a shirt bascially with your image of the 40. let me know if you would want to do a collaboration . email me back thanks awesome picture.

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