Category: Photos

Ella Fitzgetald, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman in NYC circa 1948

Fantastic photograph taken by Herman Leonard who was famous for his photographs of big name jazz musicians.

Mars Rover operators at NASA draw a penis on Mars

In all the years I’ve been blogging I never in my wildest dreams could have imagined that I would be naming a file “mars-rover-penis.jpg” but that’s exactly what the file name of the image above […]

A brief tour of history through epic old photographs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Some of them may even be worth a few more. For anyone that’s ever read a Mark Twain novel the above photograph is likely to arouse […]

Café de l’Enfer a hell themed cafe in Paris in the early 1900s

A couple of these people look way too happy to be in this disturbing little cafe. Café de l’Enfer literally translates to Cafe of Hell. Aside from being ghoulish and offsetting, as a tall person […]

@BostonFire posted this photo of “sea of blue” escorting MIT police officer Sean Collier to his final place of rest

Being a police officer is a dangerous, often thankless job. Part of Sean Collier’s story that strikes such a chord is that he seems to have been killed for no reason. He was just sitting […]

Great photo of a Boston cop delivering two gallons of milk to couple locked in with their infant son

There aren’t a lot of what you would call heartwarming photos that made their way out Boston the past few days but I think this one may qualify. A touching show off humanity amidst so […]