News From June 2012

Images from Salt Lake and beyond

Some photos from the Toy Machine tour, Las Vegas, weddings and home.
Oh Hey,'re still here?
"I don't expect to be treated like a fool no more, I don't expect to sleep through the night. Some people say a lie's a lie's a lie. But I say why. Why deny the obvious child" -Paul Simon
A young girl carrying a baggie of doogy poop in Salt Lake City.
When sharing their faith, many Mormons will challenge potential converts to first, read the Book of Mormon and second, pray about its message to see if it is true. Mormons are taught that a "burning in the bosom," of good feelings, will occur if this test is taken. It is assumed that rational thought should be disregarded while this so-called spiritual test is applied.
Diego, Northern Denver, Co
"Action is the foundational key to all success." -Pablo Picasso
The voting has been ruined by cheaters, you will see in the future, so, whatever. Collin Provost resting bum-style.
"I did my time for the rape. I paid my money to Las Vegas. I paid my dues." -Mike Tyson
Luring customers in from the street with the enticing 20 dollar foot massage sign. Vegas is crawling with people out for money. Trading various services for money. Scamming people for money.
I wonder if these girls' Vegas trip has panned out? Was it as exciting as it sounded? Did they make big money in the casinos? Were they entertained by the various entertainments? Sadly, I cannot glean these answers from this millisecond of time.
Existing in a Joshua Tree-ish part of the desert.
Stacy her buddy attending a wedding in the harsh sun of the California desert. The shade is your friend.
Posted June 29th, 2012 by Retire my weary body, retire my lazy mind.
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Back Home in California

In the Huntington Beach hyper-environment.
Matt B slowly enjoying his potential cancer in a dark ditch in the depths of Nevada.
A singing fuzz-helmet on the HB pier.
"If there's an intellectual highway, there's also an intellectual subway." -Stanley Crouch
"A useless life is an early death." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The scene just before Summer breaks looking south towards Newport Beach and Mexico. The Edison plant pumps the electricity to charge our dildos.
It's rare to see a normal board now.
A surfer glides...
Josh dances in the background, as a young woman gets a lesson in the art of ring riding, the hottest new trend in useless hippy skills.
One thing you don't see when you are away from the So-Cal coast is heavy doses of bare skin. But in Huntington Beach we are a font of freely flowing flesh.
"Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it." -Jules Renard
Captain Soncho is a local celeb now.
"Guitar playing isn't really for everybody." -Brad Paisley
"I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer." -Calamity Jane
I just came to watch.
The world is a fucking hard place for some, and basic for others. If we could narrow down the reason why we could make some real progress toward alleviating that. Is it only genetics and DNA? The luck of the draw?
Diego shows his hipper (and some balls) while Deanna looks on with chagrin.
This pier is a dead end my young friend. The adventures that await you are the other way.
In Vegas there was a dance music festival, and the girls were is some jacked gear.
Posted June 26th, 2012 by The crusty and old
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Interview on the Leica Blog

See the video interview bigger on the Lieca Blog!
Posted June 13th, 2012 by Off on an Emerica Tour until the 22nd...
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Photographs to encrust your brain with

Some of which are on show in Paris right now...
"Hey are you Ed Templeton?" -Crust punk kid after he asked me for change. Answer: Yes, can I take your picture? He used to be sponsored for skating too I hear.
Young girl in Trafalgar Square, London.
Metal Kids, Koln, (Cologne to you yanks) Germany.
"A child's kiss is magic. Why else would they be so stingy with them?" -Harvey Fierstein
Summer Camps - American dreams of adolescence
2 JUNE 2012 - 28 JULY 2012
Larry Clark, TM Davy, Stephanie Dodes & Marshall Korshak, Laurel Nakadate, Tracy Nakayama, Ed Templeton
Curated by Marie Maertens
Posted June 11th, 2012 by so why not shoot over to Paris and see it?
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