During her work as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Chile’s Astronomical Observatory, Los Angeles-based photographer Aspen Mays conceived the unique project, Sun Ruins. She found an abandoned darkroom at the Observatory containing…
“Plugged in, neurotically Wi-Fied and 3Ged as we are, we yearn to re-establish contact with the actual, the primal, the old … We languish for the non-mechanical and the pre- or post-industrial. We are pilgrims seeking the past, the genuine, the individual.”
An earlier Ten Seconds test. I prefer the way I seem to disappear at the end, but the photo wasn’t as good, as you couldn’t see me at all - I was hiding a little too well.
“If you throw enough dust in their eyes you will win the case”
Bob Mortimer speaking about jurors and his past life as a solicitor on Jon Ronson On.
“Jon Ronson investigates why the least deserving people often get the richest rewards.”
I’ve seen enough dust being thrown in the eyes of people in the past few years. The show goes onto talk to a journalist who misled editors and readers for years by misquoting and making stuff up. He talked about giving people what they wanted, what they expected the story to be, and that often people are more interested in the story they wanted to hear than they are the truth. Seems pretty relevant to stuff that’s been going on in my life for the past few years.
Go and listen to the latest Jon Ronson on, it’s one of the best radio shows around right now.