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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Like The Word As A Bang, You Have To Think Again

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Wouldn’t you just love this job? An Orangutan caretaker bathes an infant at the Orangutan Care Centre, Borneo, Indonesia. This one-year-old is one of 330 orphans at the centre. They spend every waking moment with … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

Oompa, Oompa, Stick It Up Your Jumpa

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Musician Carly Lake plays her french horn during a performance of an eight-minute piece called Live Music Sculpture 3: St Paul’s Cathedral. The work has been composed by Samuel Bordoli specifically for the cathedral’s acoustic … Continue reading

July 12, 2013

You Got A New Fool/Ha I Like Him Like That

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A resident tries to put out a fire after a blaze engulfed a shanty town in Manila. Photograph: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images Just look at how close that fire actually is, and how terrifyingly flammable everything … Continue reading

July 11, 2013

Hey Now In The Shade

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A boy jumps from a pier of bridge against the sunset across Han River in Wuhan, China. Photograph: Barcroft Media There’s something so ridiculously summery about this image to me, and so serene, too. Everything … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

The Ballad of Dark Clouds

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Smoke from the Carpenter 1 fire in the Spring Mountains range is illuminated by the setting sun as it billows behind hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images I’m pretty sure that’s … Continue reading

July 9, 2013

WAM! BAM! POW! KRONTCH!

COMICS, EVERYONE. Seriously, Jack Kirby (with inker, D. Bruce Berry, in this case): This is just amazing. Manhunter is something that Kirby did for one issue, an edition of a series called First Series Special, in the 1970s, and it’s … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 Uncategorized ,

All the Girls Stomp Your Feet like This

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A vendor displays bananas at his stall in the Somali capital Mogadishu as Muslims prepare for the fasting month of Ramadan. Photograph: Feisal Omar/Reuters In the immortal words of Gwen Stefani: “Let me hear you … Continue reading

Busy Doing Nothing (Note: Not Actually Nothing)

So, I may have accidentally disappeared from this site a little last week. It wasn’t intentional, I promise; I just found myself entirely snowed under with work as I started writing for the Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog and realized … Continue reading

Uncategorized, Writingthoughts

Baby, Baby, Baby/Get Your Boots On, Skinheads

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: With 13 days to go until the royal baby’s official due date, four oversized babies wearing nappies and crowns advertise Paddy Power bookmakers on the tube for baby betting odds. Photograph: Rex Features I’m pretty … Continue reading

July 1, 2013