Cathy Teesdale

Like her counter-part, Brandon Stanton’s book Humans of New York, Teesdale travels the streets of London taking photos of interesting individuals and taking short interviews.  Many are mundane – mums in the sun with babies, people on the way to work.  More often though, they are extremely …

John Szabo

Malverne High School photography teacher John Szabo is clearly a very talented photographer in his own right. And luckily, he found eye-catching subjects all around him. His collection, Teenage, shows a cohort of his students in the late 1970s. Szabo catches all the facets of the teen …

The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America

Robert Klara

Three generations after the Holocaust and WWII, Hitler still has the ability to fascinate and repulse us, as does nearly anything even vaguely related to him. His (or possibly his) car (or possibly cars) are no exception. …

Van Dyke, Kristina

The art of Africa is often an area of extreme ignorance, even to those of us with art degrees. Africa is vast continent with dozens of countries and kingdoms, further divided into thousands of smaller tribal groups, each with their own languages and beliefs. And yet the …

Danny Wallace

The rise of social media makes the idea of losing track of friends seem a bit quaint. But even if you are “friends” with some of your former classmates, co-workers or other pals on Facebook or Twitter, its not the same thing as seeing them in the flesh …

The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations

Micro Nations

Micronations, sometimes also referred to as model countries and new country projects, are small, self-proclaimed entities that claim to be independent sovereign states but which are not acknowledged as such by any recognized sovereign state, or by any supranational organization. Wikipedia

As with every new hobby, I needed All The Books from the library. A few of my particular favorites included:

Paper Cut by Owen Gildersleeve

Helen MusselwhiteThis collection of works by paper artists includes short interviews on the artist’s design background, how they got started in paper art, and a few …