Tag Archives: history and culture

leonard nimoy

Leonard Nimoy is gone, but Spock lives on.  There’s a lot to say about Mr. Spock and his place on the list of oddly immortal characters to come out of the “good junk” range of low-to-middlebrow genre media.  Most of … Continue reading

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wrestling with a portrait lens

That’s a title with a double meaning, in case you were wondering: I went to a pro wrestling exhibition and took photographs with a portrait lens, and while I was there I wrestled epically with that lens. (No light.  There … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday: we do not have

a dinosaur. Or the pictures from the Auto Show (although they are out of the camera and there are some good ones). Or the pictures from yesterday’s photo trip to Wrestling at the Moose Lodge (still in the cameras).  Or … Continue reading

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transcendent notes

(I don’t know whether these are pages from a notebook or part of a letter.  But since the person in question wrote endless letters to a certain other person and those letters constitute a very vividly detailed journal, the difference … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday on monday: evolution in silhouette

Because it’s Auto Show Week,  because we love cars and we love images and we love art and we love history and we love trivia, here is a gorgeous artistic image of cars that is also a clever infographic.  Yep, … Continue reading

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to the sports page:

Attention, sports page editors and sports writers in general: Although I myself am not athletic (at all), I quite like watching sports and particularly reading about them. Many sports writers have a good handle on the English language and can … Continue reading

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launch day

Be back tomorrow– I’m launching a new story today.   That is, by the way, exactly what a rebellious young story looks like.  (Image from The Rutland Psalter, now in the British Library. Manuscript made in England, possibly in London … Continue reading

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stone age song

Today I’m digging through old work and I revised a script for a story to include in the my new anthology comic.  Here’s a song from her childhood that Gale, the Unfrozen Cave Girl Woman, sings while she works on … Continue reading

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ghost sign

Renovation work downtown has uncovered a fine example of an American small town treasure: the “ghost sign”.  This one is very colorful and detailed, and a number of people are already trying to interpret the missing words from the frail … Continue reading

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why my photographs are bad

Want to read a good book about photography?  For free?  On the internet?  At no cost to you?  Then check out Why My Photographs are Bad by Charles M Taylor here on Google Books. This book has the best title … Continue reading

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