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Photographing Mexico’s Drug War

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Since 2006 there have been some 9,500 deaths resulting from the Mexican government’s attempts to thwart drug cartels, putting an end to decades of passivity.  In the last week Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton have pledged US support.  Big Picture offers up an impressive photoessay on the pricely drug war.

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Something the Internet Can’t Do

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Rodrigo Corral Design offers one reason we shouldn’t lose print media. These books, these beautiful, vibrant, resplendent books, remind us what it feels like to be human, to interact directly with art, and to connect what looks good with what feels good. We cannot lose this. Holding that which is aesthetic and binds great writing […]

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Mainstream K goes to Washington

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For last week’s investigation, I decided to take part in the ultimate patriotic Mainstream activity–the Inauguration of President Barack Obama! If you’re rolling your eyes because you think this is another gloaty blog entry about someone’s awesome, pimped-out day with Barack, Michelle, and Bono. Don’t worry! Real Mainstreamers didn’t have access to up-close seats and […]

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