Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011

Mental Notes: Don't send in the clowns


Afraid of clowns? Well personally, I just hate them -- from Ronald McDonald to Pennywise. The only one I could stand was the Joker played by the late Heath Ledger. Need an explanation? Read more on coulrophobia.


Notes to self: Let's be little minds...


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Mental Notes: Sunscreen

Here's a blast from the past: Baz Lurhmann's "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Coffee Break: Stages of a photographer

via You are not a photographer

Best quotes from "Overheard in the Newsroom"

#8584
Reporter on deadline while Internet is down throughout community: “I’m heading to California. I heard there might be some Internet out there.”

#8563
Reporter during a conversation about how sources confuse names: “I get called Tim… Tim and asshole.”

#8562
Reporter discussing possible assignment: “Mom stabs son?!”
Assignment Editor: “Just in the knee.”
Reporter: “Nevermind.”

#8557
Executive producer on competition’s newscast: “That story happened days ago. Channel 7 should be renamed the History Channel.”

#8555
Web editor: “This earthquake is SERIOUS BUSINESS. We could have DIED.”
Editorial page editor: “Yes. We could have slipped in our rush out of the building and broken our necks, or choked on our french fries.”

#8553
“Interviews are like a one-night stand, it’s always awkward when you have to leave.”

#8550
Editor to religion/faith reporter: “Everything I know about Mormons I learned from ‘South Park.’”

#8544
“Everyday is a hangover day in a newsroom.”

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Mental Notes: Image Dump

The King and his "queen", Leica