The Ruins of Detroit

French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre created a photo essay of the decline of Detroit in their book, The Ruins of Detroit. This blog post showcases some of their haunting imagery. Amazon actually has several photo books on this topic. One must ask, how could an economic system go so wrong and hurt so many people in the process!  … Continue reading

Raising the Bar

I’ve groused before about my disdain for advertising being forced in my face: pop up ads on the internet, being forced to watch an ad before or during a video (YouTube, CNN online, and many others), unsolicited junk mail in my inbox and my mailbox, fliers left on my car or on the house door, billboards littering the streets, in… Continue reading