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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Twice In The Same Place

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Pyrotechnics as lightning strikes the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) in downtown Chicago, Illinois last night. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images Once again, whatever you may think is spectacular, the natural world will quietly – … Continue reading

June 14, 2013

Say The Word And Be Like

A little – Okay, a lot, but there were deadlines and I overslept – late, but from the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A copy of ‘Le Poete de l’Enfance’ from 1846 measuring 27mm x 19mm. Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images. And … Continue reading

June 13, 2013

Have We Decided If We Like Being Part of The Plan?

My favorite thing about “Flick of The Finger,” I think, is that it’s the first track of the second Beady Eye album, BE. Everything about it says that it’s a classic opening track to an album, after all; it has … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 366 Songs

All In All, It’s Just A

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A porter takes a nap on a wall in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters I love the idea that countless people just nap on that wall, all day. I mean, look at the right of … Continue reading

Are You Ready For?

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: British and Irish Lions fans show their support in the stands before their tour match against Combined Country at the Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: David Davies/PA It has begun.

June 11, 2013

And Remember

Twitter happenstance.

June 10, 2013 Uncategorized

Beyond the Biosphere

From the Guardian Photo Blog: A worker sweeps the floor while people attend a preview of the Luminarium, an inflatable sculpture by British artist Alan Parkinson, before its opening at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva. Until June 14, … Continue reading

My Plaid Morning Jacket

Don’t always be a wiseguy, Harry. It’s like a plaid jacket that goes good with some outfits, but with others it looks like shit. You want to ask an important question, ask it. Don’t always hide behind a plaid jacket. … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 Uncategorized ,

Reporter Vs. Blogger, Round “Aren’t We Past This Yet”

From the New York Times, here. Just to get this straight: Glenn Greenwald breaks one of the biggest politics stories in years, and the New York Times writes a story that calls him a “blogger” repeatedly, while others who work … Continue reading

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I’m… Okay, He’s Batman

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Also in Mexico City, it’s Batman and…Batman: Santiago Gomez, dressed in a Batman costume, poses for a photograph with a Batman street performer. Gomez’s parents Rosio and Pepe brought him to the city from Toluca … Continue reading