Cellist

Cellist, Peabody Institute, Mt Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland. Ilford Delta 400 35mm BW negative film.
Baltimore, Mount Vernon

I did my best, it wasn’t much
I couldn’t feel, so I tried to touch
I’ve told the truth, I didn’t come to fool you
And even though, it all went wrong
I’ll stand before the Lord of Song
With nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah…
Leonard Cohen (1934-2016): Hallelujah (watch the video)
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Black or White

Bele: Are you blind, Commander Spock? Well, look at me. Look at me!
Captain James T. Kirk: You are black on one side and white on the other.
Bele: I am black on the right side!
Captain James T. Kirk: I fail to see the significant difference.
Bele: Lokai is white on the right side. All of his people are white on the right side.

Star Trek: Let That Be Your Last Battlefield (watch the clip)

Kiss This!

One of the craziest things that you definitely see at Comic-Con are women dressed in very strange and revealing outfits. And you know it’s from a comic book or an anime or a video game, but you can’t quite place it, and all you know is that girl forgot her pants.
Morgan Webb (Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope)

Now don’t be nervous, Comic-Con is 8 days away.
P.S. All joking aside, please consider signing John Scalzi’s anti-harrasment policy petition.

The Crofts

Han: We are all ready to win, just as we are born knowing only life. It is defeat that you must learn to prepare for.
Williams: I don’t waste my time with it. When it comes, I won’t even notice.
Han: Oh? How so?
Williams: I’ll be too busy looking gooood….

Williams: Man, you come right out of a comic book.
Enter the Dragon (watch the clip)

I always play women I would date.
Angelina Jolie (Talk Magazine June 2000)

Here’s to Jim Kelly (May 5, 1946 – June 29, 2013) who died from cancer this weekend. Black Belt Jones taught me to get my karate on. And to Angelina Jolie who recently had to make a very difficult choice about her own future health.

Lest you fools forget, Comic-Con is 15 days away.

Portrait with White Vase

Mary Anne Tom Prtrait Studio Session, Portrait, Maryland Institute College of Art MICA, Bolton Hill, Baltimore, Maryland. Ilford HP5+ Black and White 35mm negative film. Exposed 250 ISO, ID11 1+1 12 Min.
Baltimore, Bolton Hill

Adobe’s dramatic change to their suite products heading to subscription-only has had one simple impact that I’m not sure Adobe fully anticipated. Every–and I mean every–Adobe product user I’ve talked to or corresponded with has come to the same conclusion: “I need to reevaluate my product choices and my commitment to Adobe.” Every last one.
Thom Hogan

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