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Nox. Destroyer of house plants.

Nox. Destroyer of house plants.

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npr:

The Hollywood movie about mobster Whitey Bulger has been filming in and around Boston for months, with a list of high-profile actors. That means getting Johnny Depp and the others to sound like they’re from Boston. And as locals certainly know — getting that Boston accent right can make or break the movie.
Setting Your Movie In Boston? Bettah Get The Accent Right

npr:

The Hollywood movie about mobster Whitey Bulger has been filming in and around Boston for months, with a list of high-profile actors. That means getting Johnny Depp and the others to sound like they’re from Boston. And as locals certainly know — getting that Boston accent right can make or break the movie.

Setting Your Movie In Boston? Bettah Get The Accent Right

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014

How to Stay Out of Trouble With Police as a Photographer

thephoblographer:

How to Stay Out of Trouble With Police as a Photographer

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Due to the nature of the work that I do, I was recently asked how I stay out of trouble with the police. The question caught me off guard. The person asking the question brought up the fact that I’m always in New York with a camera. In my photography life, I have occasionally run across my share of bigots. But photographers are mostly a great community of people–and the issue some photographers…

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gaywrites:

Meet Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin. They met through mutual friends in 1964. They committed to spending their lives together on June 2, 1966. They tied the knot last year in Maine. But they are legal strangers in their state of North Carolina, where they’re the lead plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the state ban on marriage equality.

They’re also so cute my heart is crying.

"We’re still in love, after 48 years," Gerber, better known as Lennie, said recently. "We still can’t begin the day without a good cuddle."

"They can see that in us, that being gay or lesbian is just the same as being straight," Gerber said. "You just love somebody of your own sex. Otherwise, there’s no difference. … We want to be recognized for what we are — a married couple."

This is their story, and it’s a damn beautiful one.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Know Your Constitutional Rights as a Photographer

thephoblographer:

Know Your Constitutional Rights as a Photographer

Photo by Raúl González on Flickr

Photo by Raúl González on Flickr

These are hard times for photographers, even in a country where freedom and liberty are our basic human rights. Amateur photographers are getting beat up for taking photos in public spaces, and even professional photographers who work for big publications are getting arrested for doing their jobs.

As with everybody else, we are governed by laws, regulations, and…

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