I leaped up like a boy scout and ran down expecting to see a deer playing backgammon with a chipmunk. A solar halo was smack center sky, high noon sun. I ran back to the cabin, threw on a fish eye lens and started filming.Continue Reading
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I’m not a big fan of promoting TV shows. But Spike TV’s new series “Coal” seems to follow the theme of hardworking blue-collar American jobs that are fading fast through the eyes of coal miners in West Virginia. The trailer for “Coal,” from the Emmy-award winning creators of “Deadliest Catch,” does a good job of [...]Continue Reading
by Michael Atallah I’ve been working on the post production of a documentary and had to make my way into the sultry post-summer desert to pick up new material. Las Vegas. This wasn’t a Vegas freak out trip, more of the cut along the edge of town stay low-to-the-ground and stick to business kind of [...]Continue Reading
Here’s a three piece video meme that makes for an interesting cross-section of Americana as well as viral internet culture. Wikipedia defines an Internet meme (pronounced /ˈmiːm/, rhyming with “cream”) as used to describe a concept that spreads swiftly via the Internet. The term is a reference to the concept of memes, although this concept [...]Continue Reading
This just in from Scottsdale Arizona: Freedom of Speech includes the freedom to be creative, mobile and yes a bit, well ahem… you be the judge. The photographer who captured this shot asked to remain anonymous due to not being authorized to document this hilarious and unsettling slice of mobile Americana. We shall protect our [...]Continue Reading