Color, Photos, and One Fuzzy Little Boy in a Field
via merlin. Read it all: [view larger: 800 x 593 | 6090 x 4515] Jack Delano - Chopping cotton on rented land near White Plains, Greene County, Ga. (Farm Security Administration, 1941) A lot of the color photos I’ve seen from before the 1950s strike me as stiff, over-worked, or so experimental as to be a “Hello, World.” They’re cool from a technical standpoint, but they often don’t tell you...
On the whole, I’d say thinking has been a tremendous inconvenience.– Jerry Holkins
Home Opener Shows Promise →
Welcome to a new year of The Jaguars Report! On this episode: Perhaps more important than the action on the field was how many passionate Jaguars fans stayed through rain and lightning to usher…
We’re grownups now, and it’s our turn to decide what that means.– Randall Monroe
You’ll remember the quality long after you’ve forgotten the expense.– Ed Sabol, NFL Films
Apple’s App Store Director Sells His Own Fart Apps →
This is an absolute disgrace. Phillip Shoemaker, director of applications technology at Apple, who runs the App Store process, sells iPhone apps in the App Store under the company name Gray Noodle. (UPDATE: Shoemaker updated and deleted some of his social networking profiles when informed of Wired.com’s story. See bottom of the post for more details and archived pages.) Titles include a fart app...
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because...– Walt Disney
We as a nation must create. It is our imperative, our reason for being, among...– -Me. Read “A Call to Drawing Boards” here. And then go make something.
US Bailout Went to Foreign Banks →
Why does this story keep popping up every couple months? This has been plainly obvious to anyone paying attention for almost two years now. The only part that angers me is how these foreign firms trumped that they received no bailout money (especially Deutsche Bank) when that was so clearly a lie. Much of the $182 billion in federal aid to AIG - the biggest of the government rescues - went to...
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in...– Bob Dylan (via theimpossiblecool)
Flight Attendant at JFK Flies Coop →
This guy is my hero. A flight attendant ran out of patience on a plane that just landed at JFK on Monday afternoon, so he allegedly cursed a blue streak over the p.a. system, grabbed some beers, pulled the emergency chute, slid down and ran from the plane, sources said.
A Call to Drawing Boards →
Peggy Noonan, a writer without match in the conservative realm of politics, wrote a rather devastatingly depressing piece in the Wall Street Journal, appearing in tomorrow’s paper edition. Because…
Our problems as a nation have been growing on us for a long time…But there...– I have thoughts on this. Stay tuned for a blog. (via Peggy Noonan)
We’re going to have the same goal whether it’s Tarvaris [Jackson],...– Packers LB Nick Barnett on rumors of Brett Favre retiring for the 47th time. (via PFT)
I think this team is going to continue to be successful here.– The Commish. (Goodell stumps for Jags)
When I sell the team, it will be to someone that has the same passion for this...– Wayne Weaver. This is why I need a billion dollars in the next few years. Time to get to work.