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Noteworthy Photography

  • Burning Flags Press
    The website of Glen E. Friedman. Renowned for both his work with musicians like Fugazi, Minor Threat, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, Slayer (and many, many more) as well as his groundbreaking documentation of the burgeoning skateboard phenomenon in the late `70's, Glen has been privvy to (and has summarily captured on film) some of the coolest stuff ever. He's also an incredibly insightful and nice guy to boot.
  • SoHo Blues - Photography by Allan Tannenbaum
    Allan Tannenbaum is a local photographer who has been everywhere and shot everything, from members of Blondie hanging out at the Mudd Club through the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center on September 11th. You could spend hours on this site, and I have.
  • Robert Otter Photographs
    Amazing vintage photographs of New York City, specifically my own neighborhood, Greenwich Village.
  • oboylephoto
    Just some intensely cool photographs of abandoned places.
  • Rikki Ercoli's Legends of Punk
    Much like Glen E. Friedman (see above), Rikki Ercoli has managed to catch some amazing bands in their manic element.
  • Lost & Found Film
    A fascinating website devoted to undeveloped film found in vintage camers. A curious mixture of interesting and spooky.
  • Pinhole Photography by Veronica Saddler
    NYC landmarks shot through a pinhole lens. Neat-o.
  • Eugene Merinov
    Compelling shots of Punk, Post-Punk and New Wave band performing live in various long-lost venues in a pre-sanitized New York City. Great stuff!
  • Edward Colver

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March 16, 2013

Comments

GG Allin

Sorry, dude. Wheelhouse and Sweet Spot are mandatory baseball jargon!

Alex in NYC

Well, be that as it may, they infiltrated the office quite some time ago. And why would wheelhouse -- essentially a nautical term, I'm assuming -- have any relevance to baseball?

GG Allin

Wheelhouse is the term used for the zone a batter swings through with the most power. "Tommy John left it up in the zone, right in Jim Rice's wheelhouse."

Alex in NYC

Alright, if you say so.

k

Action (as a verb)

GG Allin

"Synergize" (usually said as both hands come together and fingers intertwine)

Jackson

Deep dive!

Alex in NYC

Ooh....deep dive ...good one.

greg6833

How about 'at the end of the day' and 'bellweather'; can't stand those.

Bowery Boogie

we can discuss this offline.

Harry

"110 per cent"

"We'd better not let the grass grow too long on this one"

Granularity, meaning detail, as in "down to that level of granularity'."

"Ping Me"

"Living the values"

"In the current climate"

"Guesstimate"

Also anything that was ever written on those Inspirational Office Posters

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