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Tradition!

A blur of colors swirled before me, almost as if Walt Disney had vomited in my lens. “You begged for this,” I muttered to myself. It was  barely 7am. We were two hours from home, and a liquored up Cajun … Continue reading

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Craptastic!

Have you ever contorted you body through a stair railing in order to hang your lens (and your nose) inches above a roiling vat of feces? Me neither. As I stare down the half-century mark, that’s like 350 in photog … Continue reading

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It’s Come to This

We’ve all been there. You drive 90 minutes out of town for a single interview.  The PR douche is 27 minutes late, and when he does grace you with his oily presence, the first words out of his nicotine-stained lips … Continue reading

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The Photog Olympics

Every four years the best amateur athletes from around the world gather in a world-class city to compete.  There is pomp.  Circumstance.  And television coverage.  All to see which athlete will bring home the Gold. I hereby propose that, beginning … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Aspires to Inspire

I stopped watching television in September 2005.  On the Gulf Coast, we were about three days into Hurricane Katrina.  I was living the shit.  I didn’t need to see it on TV. Before Katrina I was a rabid newshound, gobbling … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Disinterested Man

His smarm is so contagious, radio talkshow hosts call him. He crawls through gridlock on his way to breaking news listening to Mozart rather than Metallica. The back of his underwear looks like a Roarschach Test. Every time he goes … Continue reading

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Who’s the Boss?

Do you know your boss? I’m not talking the autopen at corporate that signs your check, or the suit behind the glass that gives you marching orders every day.  I’m talking about the person you work for every day. Here’s … Continue reading

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