The first time I saw this documentary was at the Film Forum in 2002. I just thought it would be interesting to watch. I wasn’t into photography at all at the time. I had learned photography in high school (in the 1990′s), but hadn’t really touched a camera in years. The movie had a big [...]
“So I’ll go walking in the streets ’til my heels bleed and I’ll sing out my song in case the birds wish to sing along.” From Freakish by Saves The Day No, my love for trash doesn’t come from growing up in Staten Island (home of the world’s largest landfill). I’ve had an interest in [...]
Raw thoughts from my journal. Originally written on December 22, 2007. What’s it all worth? Will anyone read the books stacked at the edge of the table? There’s a layer of dust in the room that seems to never go away. You could dust one spot to only make room for more.
I am fortunate to say that 9/11 did not really affect me personally. I did not know anyone who died in the terrorist attacks. Though the music studio I was working at at the time was only blocks away from ground zero, I was at home in Staten Island at the time. So, for the [...]
“Character is more important than being sharp,” said the interesting idiot (that would be me). A lot of people have complimented me on the photo above. I’ve even printed it for someone to hang in her living room. I’m not sure what it is about the photo. Maybe it’s the perspective…maybe the colors…maybe a mixture [...]
From “The Thin Red Line.” Internal monologue from the face of a dead Japanese soldier looking up from the dirt. Addressed to Private Witt, who stares silently at the face. Are you righteous? Kind? Does your confidence lie in this? Are you loved by all? Know that l was, too. Do you imagine your sufferings [...]