Listen: Portland Span

Portland. Oregon not Maine. Industrial. Sunny, yes sunny. Blast furnace heat. A walk along the river. The sounds of transportation which seem to dominate our citified, migrated population. Cities are loud damnit. Here’s proof.

Listen: What is Art? Joey Skibel

I screwed up the audio on this one. Was bound to happen at some point, but I remember what Joey said because it was a different take. I’m both paraphrasing and quoting him. What is art? “That’s a very intense … Read More

Just Listen: Art Brewer, What is Art?

Considered the “Dean of surf photography” Art Brewer is truly one of the legends of wave riding world. For over fifty-years Brewer had documented surfing and surf culture as well as a myriad of other things, people and places. Here’s … Read More

Just Listen: What is Art? Jeff Johnson

I’m going to release the interview I did with Jeff in the coming days, but wanted to hit you with the art take first. For those of you who don’t know, Jeff works for Patagonia and is a photographer, filmmaker, … Read More

Just Listen: Reid Callanan, What is Art?

Reid Callanan is the founder and director of The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, one of the legendary institutions in photography. I sat down with Reid to talk life, photography, travel, education and yes, art. Stay tuned for an upcoming hour-long … Read More

Just Listen: Marc Silber, What is Art?

Believe it or not, there are people who love photography even more than I do. There are quite a few, thankfully, and Marc Silber is one of these people. How does he feel about art? Just listen. This image was … Read More

Just Listen: Whiskey and Walter

This should give you a taste of what my house is like today. I’ve completely lost control. Neither of these animals are mine, but they are both here and in complete control. Whiskey, the cat, and Walter the dog. The … Read More

Just Listen: What is Art? Paul Gero

Paul Gero is a long time friend. Photographer. Reformed journalist, but you can still see that life bubble up when he makes portraits and films. Sponsored by Sony now.

JUST LISTEN: St. Thomas Overlook

The signs for the banana daiquiri started at least ten clicks out, at first just small blue and yellow hints, suggestions that there was perhaps a beverage on our immediate horizon. With each passing K the signs enlarged to mythic … Read More

Just Listen: Pojoaque, New Mexico

An adobe wall. Something so simple yet so profound in an era of instant, stucco nonsense we call progress. Weathered, worn and alive. Truly alive. Inside above the table are the bells. You can FEEL these bells. They are equally … Read More