Fred W. McDarrah’s Images of New York City

Earlier this year, The Village Voice ceased operating. People have positive and negative memories of that paper.  Regardless, if you looked at it often enough you found some impressive photos. An exhibit titled Fred W. McDarrah: New York Scenes is at Steven Kasher Gallery, 515 W. 26th Street in Manhattan through November 3. Here’s a link to an article by Jen Carlson about Mr. McDarrah’s work on Gothamist’s site.  Please read the article and click the images to recall his work. http://gothamist.com/2018/09/21/fred_w_mcdarrah_old_nyc_photos.php#photo-1 Continue reading Fred W. McDarrah’s Images of New York City

Last Night’s Trump Speech in Phoenix

Last night I listened to part of President (sic) Donald Trump’s speech in front of an enthusiastic crowd of his cult followers in Arizona.  At one point during the speech, the audience was chanting the way non-thinkers do when they know their Fearless Leader has all the answers. I heard just part of the speech before turning it off.  I got only the audio portion because the source was CNN on the iPhone Sirius/XM streaming app.  That was enough.  I was sure some of those airheads were wearing bright red Make America Great Again visor caps, but it wasn’t necessary to see … Continue reading Last Night’s Trump Speech in Phoenix