· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · March
· · · · 05 (3 entries)

Pictures and Lies · I was pok­ing around the Web to­day and in the space of a min­ute, ran across two com­plete­ly dif­fer­ent pic­tures that made me shake my head and think “That’s a lie.” Here they are. [Up­date: One of the par­ties re­act­ed. Jump to the end of the ar­ti­cle to read about it.] [Six months lat­er, the oth­er par­ty got its hand slapped!] ...
Vox Populi · Maybe ev­ery­one knows about Ra­dio Vox Pop­uli, but I didn’t. I don’t think I’ll make a habit of it, but it’s worth a vis­it.
Horrifying, Beautiful · Via Jere­my Hedley’s ex­cel­lent An­tip­ix­el, a point­er to the World Press Pho­to 2003 prizewin­ner­s. This has some of the most beau­ti­ful pic­tures you will ev­er see, but don’t go there if you’re feel­ing frag­ile or de­pressed; this is news pho­tog­ra­phy, and news is usu­al­ly all about pain and death and tragedy. In par­tic­u­lar, if you have a lit­tle boy that you love, be care­ful; 2003 was a year that ter­ri­ble things hap­pened to lit­tle boys and pho­tog­ra­phers were there. For more cheer, skip down to the na­ture cat­e­go­ry, es­pe­cial­ly the lake-view of Chicago; re­al­ly al­most be­yond be­lief.
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