April 26, 2006
A different race of people

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Last we talked about Paul Fusco it was about his amazing documentation of/from the RFK funeral train. Today, Slate has posted his lengthy photo essay about Chernobyl, which is equally shattering.

Posted by dbrown at 11:18 PM
April 17, 2006
a real artifact of an alternate history

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for sale

Posted by dbrown at 10:49 PM
April 13, 2006
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

exiting the train in brooklyn today, a spread of the Times lay on the ground just in front of the turnstile, open to the obits. With a foot on the paper I stood and paid respects to the day's dead.

Elizabeth Maguire, 47, Editor Specializing in Nonfiction, Is Dead

Billy Hitchcock, 89, Baseball Veteran, Dies

Gerard Reve, Provocative Author, Dies at 82

Leslie Norris, 84, Poet Writing on Nature, Is Dead

may they rest in peace.

And looking their names up online, I find that Bobbie Nudie has passed, too. Finally, the blessed can strut in some decent duds.

Posted by dbrown at 12:12 AM