Bag’s Take-Away:
There are some photos that remind you how lucky children in the U.S. are. This photo of South African girls putting on donated ballet shoes is one of those. 
I’m trying to imagine en pointe in ballet shoes three sizes too big for you and I can’t. Still, I’m sure these girls feel lucky to have the equipment. 
via  The Sacramento Bee
(credit:  Denis Farrell  caption: Aspirant ballerinas try on ballet gear received from American dancer Nathan Cheney at the Ballet Theatre’s Development Programme in Johannesburg, Thursday, April 26, 2012. The young girls, Left to right, Raisise Mokowena, Ogechi Opara and Khumo Kgara, will take part in the production “Giselle’ currently running at the Johannesburg Nelson Mandela Theater.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

There are some photos that remind you how lucky children in the U.S. are. This photo of South African girls putting on donated ballet shoes is one of those.

I’m trying to imagine en pointe in ballet shoes three sizes too big for you and I can’t. Still, I’m sure these girls feel lucky to have the equipment.

via The Sacramento Bee

(credit: Denis Farrell caption: Aspirant ballerinas try on ballet gear received from American dancer Nathan Cheney at the Ballet Theatre’s Development Programme in Johannesburg, Thursday, April 26, 2012. The young girls, Left to right, Raisise Mokowena, Ogechi Opara and Khumo Kgara, will take part in the production “Giselle’ currently running at the Johannesburg Nelson Mandela Theater.)

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What’s the use of Photoshop if you can’t put him in a Jets uniform? 
 The Huffington Post
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What’s the use of Photoshop if you can’t put him in a Jets uniform?

The Huffington Post

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Indianapolis gets rid of aging quarterback Peyton Manning’s 5 year, $90 million contract; Denver picks him up for 5 years at $96 million.
… Looks like less truly is more.
via The Wall Street Journal Photos of the Day
(photo credit: Barry Guiterrez/European Pressphoto Agency caption:  PEYTON RELOCATING: Jeff Dresser carried a poster of Peyton Manning in a Denver Broncos uniform before a news conference at Broncos headquarters in Englewood, Colo., Tuesday. Mr. Manning’s new contract is worth $96 million over five years.)
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Indianapolis gets rid of aging quarterback Peyton Manning’s 5 year, $90 million contract; Denver picks him up for 5 years at $96 million.

… Looks like less truly is more.

via The Wall Street Journal Photos of the Day

(photo credit: Barry Guiterrez/European Pressphoto Agency caption: PEYTON RELOCATING: Jeff Dresser carried a poster of Peyton Manning in a Denver Broncos uniform before a news conference at Broncos headquarters in Englewood, Colo., Tuesday. Mr. Manning’s new contract is worth $96 million over five years.)

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Yes,”WELCOME BACK TO 1965” — when Newsweek was viable and a bigger franchise then, well, Mad Men.
via:Coverjunkie
(credits: Design Director Dirk Barnett/ Art Director Lindsay Ballant/ Director of Photography Scott Hall)
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Yes,”WELCOME BACK TO 1965” — when Newsweek was viable and a bigger franchise then, well, Mad Men.

via:Coverjunkie

(credits: Design Director Dirk Barnett/ Art Director Lindsay Ballant/ Director of Photography Scott Hall)

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Tags #1965    #Mad Men    #TV    #culture    #entertainment    #magazine covers    #magazines    #media    #news    #television   

Bag’s Take-Away:

So far, what does the media seem to find interesting about SXSW? Condescension.

via Reuters Editor’s Choice and via What the Hay-Yell!

(photo credit: Top PhotoJulia Robinson/Reuters caption: “DJ Babychino”, from Las Vegas, spins a set on Sixth Street on the opening day of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music conference in Austin, Texas March 13, 2012. < strong>Bottom Photo:Still from promotional video caption: )

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Tags #SXSW    #Southby    #South by Southwest    #Culture    #Homeless    #homelessness    #Homeless Hotspot    #Arts    #Technology    #Austin Texas    #Austin    #Music    #news    #Entertainment    #Photography    #Photojournalism    #Reuters    #DJ Babyshino    #Las Vegas   

Bag&#8217;s Take-Away:
I&#8217;m thinking this cover (with the look of depression and tagged with those references to the glory days) might actually be about ageism.
via CoverJunkie
(Art Director: Davies Costacurta, SM Associati)
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I’m thinking this cover (with the look of depression and tagged with those references to the glory days) might actually be about ageism.

via CoverJunkie

(Art Director: Davies Costacurta, SM Associati)

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Thoughts on the Denver Post series on NY Fashion Week #2:
 Nostalgia is good and all, but sometimes it doesn’t fit.
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Thoughts on the Denver Post series on NY Fashion Week #2:

Nostalgia is good and all, but sometimes it doesn’t fit.

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Thoughts on the Denver Post series on NY Fashion Week #1:
 These folks are not you and you will never be these folks. (Though the lady with the hat looks and dresses like a bunch of my Russian relatives).
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Thoughts on the Denver Post series on NY Fashion Week #1:

These folks are not you and you will never be these folks. (Though the lady with the hat looks and dresses like a bunch of my Russian relatives).

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Bag&#8217;s Take-Away:
Today is the 25th anniversary of the death of Andy Warhol. The tomato soup can, I get. The Chunky Beef Tips with Hearty Vegetables? That’s pushing it. 
via The Sacramento Bee (with links to more of Warhol and his work) 
(photo credit:  Gene J. Puskar/AP  caption:  The head stone of Andy Warhol is surrounded by mementos in St. John The Baptist Byzantine Cemetery in Bethel Park, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. Feb. 22, 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the pop artist&#8217;s death due to complications of gall bladder surgery at the age of 58.)
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Today is the 25th anniversary of the death of Andy Warhol. The tomato soup can, I get. The Chunky Beef Tips with Hearty Vegetables? That’s pushing it.

via The Sacramento Bee (with links to more of Warhol and his work)

(photo credit: Gene J. Puskar/AP caption: The head stone of Andy Warhol is surrounded by mementos in St. John The Baptist Byzantine Cemetery in Bethel Park, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. Feb. 22, 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the pop artist’s death due to complications of gall bladder surgery at the age of 58.)

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Bag&#8217;s Take-Away:
Queen Elizabeth makes her grandmother (played by Helena Bonham Carter) a Commander of the British Empire.  Funny how the young one is dressed in Victorian fashion and the older one is up to date (for genteel, elderly women who happen to be the Queen). 
via BBC Day in Pictures
(photo credit:  Dominic Lapinski/PA  caption: Queen Elizabeth II presents actress Helena Bonham Carter with her Commander of the British Empire (CBE) medal during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.)
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Queen Elizabeth makes her grandmother (played by Helena Bonham Carter) a Commander of the British Empire. Funny how the young one is dressed in Victorian fashion and the older one is up to date (for genteel, elderly women who happen to be the Queen).

via BBC Day in Pictures

(photo credit: Dominic Lapinski/PA caption: Queen Elizabeth II presents actress Helena Bonham Carter with her Commander of the British Empire (CBE) medal during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.)

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