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Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Summer Sun It Blows My Mind

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Shop till you drop: A young girl lies on the floor of the toy store. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters Today’s toy stores and killing children. Let’s just take a moment and think about that.

June 27, 2013

“Total Victory, Mom: It Couldn’t Be Better”

For once, not from the Guardian’s Photo Blog, but from the New Yorker: Everyone at the apartment of Roberta Kaplan, the lawyer who argued Edith Windsor’s successful challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act, exploded in screams and sobs when … Continue reading

June 26, 2013

I Don’t Mind/The Weather’s Fine

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: An Indian man struggles pointlessly with his umbrella as waves lash the shore during a high tide in Mumbai, India. Photograph: Rajanish Kakade/AP Despite everything, I’m choosing to look at this as an essentially optimistic … Continue reading

June 25, 2013

Beaches, Beans and Bells

Life isn’t easy for a former superhero (from Green Lantern #193, art by Joe Staton, Bruce Patterson and Anthony Tollin).

June 24, 2013 Uncategorized

Wavering and Burning Like a Golden Lie

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: The moon takes a little rest next to the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, Greece. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images All hail Supermoon.

Falling Down Is All That I’ve Ever

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Damaged house in Bareges, southwestern France, two days after unseasonal storms caused havoc across huge swaths of the country. France said today it would declare a state of natural disaster in the southwest of the … Continue reading

June 21, 2013

Gets In Your Eyes

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Firefighters spray water on the burning land on the outskirts of Pekanbaru in Indonesia’s Riau province. The haze from fires in Indonesia is currently blanketing Singapore and could persist for some weeks. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters This … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 Uncategorized

When The Fireworks in Me Are Gone

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Graduate students celebrate by splashing water during a parade after their graduation gala at Huazhong University, China. Photograph: China Stringer Network/Reuters It’s been a hard week, so far, with too much needing to be done … Continue reading

June 19, 2013

This Kind of Thing is The Reason The Dogs Will Rise Up and Kill Us All

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Who’s a pretty boy then? A dog with animal designs at a creative grooming competition in Seacaucus, New Jersey. And he’s not the only one – check out the others in our gallery. Photograph: Ren … Continue reading

June 18, 2013

I Heard The Siren Call A Truce

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Tight security around Belfast while residents go about their daily business. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Life during wartime.

June 17, 2013