The Damm Family in Their Car, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1987, By Mary Ellen Mark Drug Abuse

The Damm Family in Their Car, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1987, By Mary Ellen Mark

The Damm Family in Their Car, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 1987, By Mary Ellen Mark Last week I ordered a copy of and it arrived today. There is something about fine art photography books that just makes images seem so much more magnificent when you see them in print vs. just online. For those of you who have not seen Mary Ellen Mark's work, it is really something. It is some of the finest portraiture work done to date by any photographer. Central to Mark's photography is a certain intimacy with the subjects that she shoots. And getting intimate...
The Soft Moon Drug Abuse

The Soft Moon

The Soft Moon Event on 2018-04-22 21:00:00 with Boy Harsher Criminal, The Soft Moon's fourth studio album, is a confessional work. Through the stark lens of shame and guilt that has followed Luis Vasquez since a violent childhood growing up within the humming ambient sprawl of 80s Mojave Desert, here he documents the gut-wrenching sound of going to war with himself. Battling with his own sanity, self-hatred, insecurity, self-entitlement and grappling with the risk of these things transforming him into a person he despises, Vasquez has laid his feelings bare with this: his confession and most self-reflective work to date....
The wall. Drug Abuse

The wall.

The wall. Apparently Bristol has a thriving gang culture. But I have never had any trouble in Bristol, seems like a great place to me.
Death by Modern Medicine Drug Abuse

Death by Modern Medicine

Death by Modern Medicine Dr. Carolyn Dean's book outlines the statistics and issues within several categories of prescription drugs that have caused deaths despite being properly prescribed and used. Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions, goes beyond the statistics of deaths due to drugs to how the medical monopoly that created the system in the first place is allowed to control health care. There are chapters on propaganda, health care bureaucracy, the business of cancer, media and our own personal addictions to sugar and drugs, and the denial we all harbor to help us cope with the overwhelming burden,...