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One of the Most Important Supreme Court Cases This Term

Catherine I’m enroute back to Minnesota today, carrying in my diminutive BMW M3 four cartons of photographs, four bins of correspondence, and five cartons of miscellaneous documents — unbelievable that it all fits. In the meantime, check out yesterday’s NY … Continue reading

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Speaking of Awful Legislation’s Bad Names

Catie & Fabrics 13 After yesterday’s reminder of the tendency of legislators to put irresistible names on horrible legislation, here’s another one:  “The Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011.”  As Julian Sanchez notes over at Cato@Liberty, “What kind … Continue reading

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Catie & the Bed 4 Homeland Security on the Rampage Department Three stories: First, two thousand elderly British cruise ship visitors to America are treated as if they are harboring the successor to bin Laden. TSA has descended on the … Continue reading

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Just a Little Addition …

Catie at the Wall 4 … to the long list of violations. First, read the blog entry by Susie Castillo, former Miss USA, about her experiences with TSA, and then this commentary and analysis that discusses experiments dating back to … Continue reading

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“Have You Ever Smoked Marijuana?”

Catie at the Wall 8 With the Supreme Court unanimous decision yesterday that government contractors must answer in full ever more intimate questions delving into their personal lives, can the day be far off when everyone will be required to … Continue reading

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Stories: One of No Consequence, Another of Great

Elise Two stories from yesterday’s NY Times caught my eye. First, of a serious and consequential nature, this account of the on-scene EMT and hospital trauma center personnel who handled the Tucson shootings.  An amazing portrait of the state of … Continue reading

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New Model Will Cure the Blues?

Catie 1-21 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] A new model has arrived on my scene.  (I say “my scene” because all indications are that she intends to work with a limited number of photographers, … Continue reading

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Why Not …

Catie & the Bed 15 … post larger photos? … provide an open link to the “restricted site”? I have many reasons for doing neither.  One foremost in my mind at the moment, after a bit of Internet trolling, is … Continue reading

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Catie & the Bed 21 Ibsen Updated Department Last night was Dollhouse at the Guthrie, Rebecca Gilman’s updating of the Ibsen classic, “A Doll’s House.” The new version is set in 2004 in a post-Enron world, and Nora and her … Continue reading

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Diane Arbus Was Not a Street Photographer

Catherine and Fabrics As a response to some comments back on “The Telephoto Lens Fallacy” post, I provided a list of photographers, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Weegee (Arthur Fellig), Robert Frank, Alfred Stieglitz, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Bill Brandt, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, … Continue reading

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