I'm Brian, your current tumblr. My friends call me moneyries.
Ask me--or nwk--anything about life, love, & liberty.
Check out our sister tumblrs: The Cheat Sheet! And NWK Archivist (your daily dose of gems from the Newsweek archives).
Follow us on Tumblr!
Enjoy our Tumby Page
“Flexing For Hitler”
Newsweek March 6, 1939
Just wait a few years…
amugrabi asked: What's the most expensive Basquiat ever sold
Or, a touch less than one-half the cost of tumblr dot com, for those keeping track. Wait, let’s try that math again. That’s a touch less than 5%!
Everyday there are lives at home and on the other side of the world that go unnoticed; lives that may matter little to the personal hustle of trying to pay rent, get children to do their homework or figure out how late to leave the couch and still make it to work on time; but everyday photojournalists celebrate these lives.
From children playing while 1,034-plus bodies are pulled from the rubble of a clothing factory in Savar where shirts are sewn for wealthy westerners, to the tattered remains of an American flag on a still ravaged New Jersey coast line on the six month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy; these documentary images take us beyond a scrolling news flash on the bottom of a cable news show and ask us to look. To look and if we stop long enough to force us to stare for a moment; to question why.
Click though to The Daily Beast to see all the images for the week in pictures.
The book: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
The first sentence: “I am seated in an office, surrounded by heads and bodies.”
“Bangs = dead to me,” sez Michelle.
Happy National Bike to Work Day! Your tumblr had a nice ride over the Williamsburg Bridge this morning. T’was quite pleasant. If you’re in the city, go check out the bike home party in DUMBO tonight starting around 6pm.
And if you live elsewhere, and biked to work, tell us where you ride!