“Gentleman Jim”

May 31, 2009

lookin' good

Former boxer/streetfighter John James (AKA “Gentleman Jim”) strikes a pose for the camera on whyte avenue. He is fifty years old, and a passionate preacher of racist humour. Can you guess his age?

(special thanks to umu for many reasons)



May 28, 2009

bad picture

I like that a screwdriver and some frustration can turn a bad negative into “art”.

via No locus

I wanted to steal that book

May 28, 2009


I read a great book at my catering shift today (it was in some atrium of the Glenrose hospital, which housed a very small library). The book contained the memoirs of some Canadian journalist called Charles Lynch who had among other things, such as following Che Guevara as he stomped out of a speech by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury right into the bathroom where he relieved himself and gave a hearty “LIBERDAD,” been a war correspondent during World War II.

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wrong glass, sir

May 25, 2009


pretend medium format

May 22, 2009

mathew letersky via No locus


May 20, 2009
Mandala Browser

This is what I do.

The above image is from a research project I am developing with a professor in Humanities Computing at the University of Alberta. An image of the program’s proper use and an explanation of its purpose is after the link.

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GARBAGE HERE – new hexar pics

May 15, 2009

I promise to make more organized galleries in the future.

Mathew Letersky