After suffering a severe knee injury at work and then an even worse back injury at home, Starsky decided the generic "grandpa" cane he was forced to use just wasn't cutting it so he made his own customized cane and after seeing how people were more intrigued by his cane than his diasability, he started making and donating customized canes for his disabled friends.
While Starsky was making a cane one day, Maverick, his 6 year-old son, asked him why he didn't make canes for kids, too... after all, there were kids in the world who hurt just like adults. From that simple question came a little organization with a big heart, Canes For Kids, where Starsky not only makes custom canes for disabled kids -- often-times letting kids themselves help out with the design -- but also talks to kids of all ages and walks of life about the importance of tolerance, understanding, and kindness. The purpose of Canes For Kids is twofold -- to not only help disabled kids get their minds off their problems with special canes customized to their unique personalities, but also to help other kids understand that being disabled isn't something to screw with another person about. Canes For Kids is not-for-profit -- ALL canes Starsky makes for kids are free.
With a cane, you can become someone like Alice Cooper, Lord Blood-Rah, or even a Jedi Knight, and when you're disabled, the world sees your cane, not your disability. Even when you're not disabled, you're gonna get stopped by people wanting to know where you got that killer cane from. A good cane enriches your life and gives you a different perspective on the world – maybe even makes the world a better place for you – and if that ain't art... what the hell is?
Check out Canes By The Croatian on the web or on Facebook and get yourself a cane customized for you!
OTHER DISTRO RELEASES:
BALEFIRE - On The Road To Redemption CD-EP
BLEED - Bedlam CD
COMPLOT SOVIET - Agitacion CD
DEMONI - Surfin With Demoni 7"
DISTURBED MOTHER FUCKER - Life Is So Serious CD
DISTURBED MOTHER FUCKER - Oi! Ain't Dead CD
DOGSFLESH - Revival Of Species CD
DONARS GROLL - Von liebe, hass und alten riten CD
DREADFUL CHILDREN / POTBELLY - We Will Destroy Everything split 7"
GREENLAND WHALEFISHERS - Songs From The Bunker CD
INSANE YOUTH - Wasted Lives CD-EP
LOWLIFE UK - Barstool Preaching CD
LOWLIFE UK - That's Just How It Is CD
NEVER SAY NEVER - Hymns Of Hate CD
PORN STARS OF HORROR - Sex, Drugs, Violence and Sodomy 7"
PREPUXIO - no hay tiempo que perder... CD
RENDAN TERROR - Live By It, Die By It CD-EP
RUNNIN' RIOT - Boots & Ballads CD
SEPTIC PSYCHOS - Two wrongs make a riot CD-EP
Split CD: BAKERS DOZEN/SKINFULL 'Looking for Trouble Vol. 2'
Split CD: THE LONDON DIEHARDS & T.M.F. 'Looking for Trouble Vol. 1'
TATTOOED MOTHER FUCKERS - It's a Thugs Life CD
TATTOOED MOTHER FUCKERS - Thug Anthems CD
V/A - Human EP 7"
V/A: Oi! Fuck You / Best Of British Volume 1 CD
V/A: Oi! We Still Say "Fuck You"! / Best of British Volume 2 CD
V/A: Sink The Island Vol. #2 7"
V/A: Tales From The Pit Vol. 1 7"
V/A: The ZOMBIE PIT compilation CD
Spiderface Live at Studio Seven performing Barking Spiders and Araknorock