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Friday Foto: Lizard King

Taken from inside our home in Charlotte, behind a glass door.

posted 13 November 2015 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: X Marks the Sun

Photographed in June of this year at one of the cradles of American music: Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. The X marks the spot on the floor where singers (including Elvis Presley) were directed to stand to get the best sound.

posted 16 October 2015 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Ceci n’est pas une pipe

Photographed in September in Runyon Canyon.

posted 10 October 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Computer Blue

This picture requires some explanation. That’s my left hand holding a diskette that I was sent by Prince’s PR reps circa 1993 (when I was a music editor at Details). That generation of disk is an artifact by itself, but what makes this one particularly interesting is that it had the software patches necessary to […]

posted 3 October 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Tunnel

Taken in (or underneath) downtown Los Angeles. Color not adjusted.

posted 22 August 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Anti-Fork Brigade

posted 15 August 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: The Crystal Van

The van, encrusted with Swarovski crystals, is the headquarters of the dance duo Heartsrevolution. Photographed on the streets of Austin, Texas, during SXSW, earlier this year.

posted 18 July 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Bear Yoga

Photographed on Monday morning in Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles. There was a film crew of moderate size (four vans, no craft services), so you’re unlikely to see this tableau in a major motion picture anytime soon.

posted 4 April 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Phoenix

Phoenix lead singer Thomas Mars made his way into the audience on December 8th, 2013, during his band’s excellent set at the KROQ Acoustic Christmas. He cruised through row 16 (where I was sitting) and then returned to the stage by walking on the tops of the seats–but first, he stopped to give a fan […]

posted 14 March 2014 in Photos. no comments yet

Friday Foto: Empty Garden

I am not generally a superstitious man. I don’t think twice about the number 13, black cats, or the danger to my mother’s spine should I step on the wrong section of sidewalk. But the last couple of years, I have had a private Beatles-related superstition. It started when I bought a set of four […]

posted 21 February 2014 in Photos. 1 comment