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BOOK REVIEW: Moon Viewing: Megaliths By Moonlight by Barbara Yoshida

When I was a kid and watched 2001: A Space Oddessey for the first time it rocked me to my core. I was too young to fully understand what I was watching but the imagery that Kubrick crafted for the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elena Perlino’s Pipeline

Elena Perlino, a documentary photographer born 1972 in Italy, lives in Paris and attempts, as I read on the back cover of her book Pipeline, “to show the complexities and contradictions” of migrant Nigerian prostitutes’ experiences in Italy. I’m not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bronx Boys by Stephen Shames

I grew up in Queens. I still live here. I live in a apartment in the neighborhood I grew up in. Even within the five boroughs there are stigmas about the other parts of town. Those stigmas pretty much leaked … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jasper Morrison’s The Good Life

The title of this tome, The Good Life, immediately made me think of another work with the same title that I have a special fondness for. It is by Gerald Roscoe and happens to be A Guide to Buddhism for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dirty Rendezvous by Chas Ray Krider

They say that the downfall of every great hero is wine and women. In the case of Dirty Rendezvous it’s more like whiskey and women. Chas Ray Krider has made a career out of contemporary/classic fetishized retro pinup photos with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Those Were The Days When I Used To Drive Around With A Horse’s Head On by Espen Ramberg Krukhaug

I love music. I love metal. I love punk. I’ve always gravitated toward the heavier side of music and the heavy/extreme music scene in general. “Those were the days…” is a book through the perspective of a person who has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pamela Littky’s Vacancy

“Perhaps it was the dramatically macabre title – the Gateway to Death Valley – that sparked my curiosity. I found myself wanting to explore these small towns and observe the kind of people who would live in the middle of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Danny Lyon’s The Seventh Dog

Danny Lyon is a rebel with a cause. He has spent his career documenting American counter-culture. Every body of work a political statement, the goals of which were to create conversations about social change. His photographs individually are as strong … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nicholas Albrecht’s One No One and One Hundred Thousand

It was the press release that aroused my attention for this tome. It is the second title in Schilt’s new Magical Thinking series: “The Salton Sea in Calfornia is a lonely surreal place, especially when one is a foreigner.  Nicholas Albrecht, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carl Corey’s “For Love and Money”

“I like keeping things simple,” writes For Love and Money – photographer Carl Corey. “Simple pictures, simple story, simple life.  Simplicity provides clarity of vision.”  I very much warm to this view.  It also brings to mind a quote from the … Continue reading

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