The bigger concern for McWilliams is hangovers. Curling tradition dictates that the winning team buy the losers a round of drinks once they put down their brooms and leave the ice. Though postgame revelry at the Olympics may be muted, McWilliams said he was ready.
“The teams like to have a good time,” he said.
— It really is the best sport, you guys.
"Publishers who turned out under-designed and under-edited books and magazines in the Internet age have learned the hard way that consumers expect excellence in print. Just as McSweeney’s grand experimental newspaper Panorama suggested in 2009, and as big, beautiful magazines like Vogue prove every month, print is not dead, it simply has some very specific attributes that need to be leveraged. Good printed work includes a mix of elements in which juxtaposition and tempo tell their own story, the kind of story best told with ink and paper."
Print Starts to Settle Into Its Niches - NYTimes.com (via goldman)
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Since 9/11, there’s been an incredible number of incidents where photographers are being interfered with and arrested for doing nothing other than taking pictures or recording video in public places.
It’s not just news photographers who should be concerned with this. I think every citizen should be concerned. Tourists taking pictures are being told by police, security guards and sometimes other citizens, “Sorry, you can’t take a picture here.” When asked why, they say, “Well, don’t you remember 9/11?”
I remember it quite well, but what does that have do to with taking a picture in public? It seems like the war on terrorism has somehow morphed into an assault on photography.
Criminalizing Photography - this is so important to read. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
(Source: The New York Times, via jukeboxgraduate)
"If you give me the right idea for a program, I can give back to you a three-hour journey where, if you tune in at any time, you’re likely to hear something that will entertain you. But if you take the ride with me, when we get to the end, you’ll say, ‘Wow, what a long, strange trip it’s been.’"
— Pete Fornatale, quoted in his New York Times obituary
"The Times’ rule is, we correct anything that is wrong, no matter how small or seemingly silly."
The story behind ‘the best NYT correction ever’
(Source: jimromenesko.com, via jukeboxgraduate)