Just posted by a gent I know from the Net, who never ceases to astound and inspire me in many useful ways…
Advice for photography, and also for living. If you can’t file down the subject lines and print your own field of endeavour in their place, you’re being FAR too literal.
A Reader Writes: I want to be a photographer someday. Any advice?
Go read this and let’s see what we can do. And then we’ll go shoot pictures.
What to say? I have a cousin (I think my grandfather’s brother’s son, or his cousin, or something…) with unusual taste in pets. To say the least.
This is Eli.
These two guys together are great. Eli just loves being combed, or scritched, whichever this is…
Normally when a zombie smiles at you at this range, it’s way PAST time to be getting VERY nervous, but as it turned out, these were actually very friendly folks, especially what with being dead and all. On the other hand, zombies reputedly like brains for dinner, so news photographers probably aren’t really all that great as zombie chow.
(Cold comfort, perhaps, but under the circumstances, being surrounded by zombies and fresh out of flamethrower fuel, I’ll take what I can get.)
And this nice young lady, when she’s not wandering the street looking for dinner, is actually a mortician-in-training. Honest. You can’t make this stuff up.
Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words.
Depends on the picture.
And the words.
Discovering What Democracy Means
We are often asked whether our kind of journalism matters. People are curious about why we give so much time to novelists, playwrights, artists, historians, philosophers, composers, scholars, teachersâ€”all of whom we consider public thinkers. The answer is simple: They are worth listening to.
Go Read The Rest HERE. Go NOW.
(crossposted to Newsroom-L)
Scientists discover decaf coffee bean
Thursday June 24, 2004
“….scientists have discovered a naturally caffeine-free coffee plant. ”
This here is unnatural, evil, immoral, and just plain bad. This is proof, if we ever needed it, that there ARE bad guys out there and they DO hate us. Let us find these so-called “scientists” and …. Hang on, must get refill…