July 22,2012I wrote a version of the following article for the August 8, 2004, issue of Parade magazine, hot on the heels of the publication of my book, Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics. I've updated the article for the London Olympics, which start this coming Friday. Watching the Olympics
July 1,2012Roni Glasthal snapped this serious misspelling at a health food store on 5th Avenue and St. Marks in Park Slope, Brooklyn. What is the world coming to when people can't even spell chocolate correctly?
of the Month
I have hundreds of bookmarks. They're easy to come by if you go to book and library conferences, and some are quite interesting. So I decided to share a few here.
This month's bookmark comes from the Kobal Collection of the Picture Desk, a British photo agency. It shows actor Steve McQueen with a baseball glove. Thanks to Brenda Jackson for sending it my way. Here's the front and back.
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