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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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September 22, 2014



Im not a runner but have you had your yearly physical ? Maybe get a check up with a Dr that specializes in sports medicine.


How old are your sneakers? If you are running every day in worn out shoes you will definitely feel it. Go to someplace like Super Runners Shop or Paragon Sports that specializes in running shoes and get fitted for a pair that works with your feet and stride.

Glennn Dansker

I think you're on the right track. Take a few days to a week off. I'm not a doctor but I can fake it on the internet. If you still have pain after two weeks or so it might be something serious.

Jack Tripper

Before you start running again, go out for a good walk...not a power-walk mind you, but a walk taken at a good clip. Don't go 0 to 60.


I had a similar thing a few years ago. I decided running in Converse was fine because after all, Rocky Balboa did it so it must be OK. Turns out they aren't the best thing to run in.

I bought some better running shoes and some sports insoles (I got the Sorbothane ones, but there are plenty out there) and after a week or two of resting, I ran with insoles and found it helped a lot. Maybe look into some sports insoles if your footwear isn't offering enough shock absorption.


I've read that making love accomplishes the same results (i.e., calorie-burn, improve muscle-strength, cardio-vascular workout, etc.) as running, on about a 1-to-1 ratio.

But not reeeeeealy!
Muchhhhh more fun rollin' in the hay!
(Plus, things like braces and rain gear become totally optional.)

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