I recently went to Afghanistan on a major photo mission. It was the most interesting experience I’ve had in my professional work as a photographer. And challenging in far more ways than I had imagined. In preparation, I did a fair amount of research about the Taliban, recent politics, and the various kings and warriors of the past who raped and pillaged.
The Tate Modern Museum in London always has awesome photo shows, of which I’ve had the pleasure of seeing two: STREET AND STUDIO: An Urban History of Photography and EXPOSED: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera.
This anarcho-punk band from late 70s London were an example of rebellious music aimed at England’s class politics at that time. I still see crusty kids dressed as punks wearing the Crass emblem and logo, hoping they understand the story behind the look. This song, Walls, is one of the few anarcho-punk disco tunes I’ve [...]
When I first saw this Saturday Night Live skit, I laughed my ass off. And still, it somehow doesn’t get old. While I’m at it, I may as well mention the drunk baby trashing the bar in Las Palmas. Hysterical.
I watched this on Netflix after watching Banksy’s Exit Through the Giftshop and Orwell’s F is for Fake. I wish I had seen them in the opposite order: The Rape of Europa, then F is For Fake, then Exit Through the Giftshop.