FISHERFOLK - NEW ENGLAND
The hardihood of the fisherfolk and the sailors is still evident, and the mores of an insular colony remain constant. Manhood, for instance, is determined not by legal age but by the first fishing trip. When a stripling passes this initiation, he takes to smoking a corncob pipe and is recognized as a man, no matter what his age.
—Rhode Island, A Guide To the Smallest State (WPA, 1937)
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Michael Cevoli is your Guide to New England. He was born and raised in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and now lives and works on the water in the seafaring town of Warren, Rhode Island. He’s a commercial and editorial photographer and you can follow his work on Tumblr, or on his website.
A wave was building… But they started as two friends who loved movies. Happy Birthday, François Truffaut.
so fucked up
Hang in there, people.
That long deep-ocean post doesn’t even mention that the top of the ocean is no joke either. Ships get flipped and snapped in half all the time. You know all those oil spills? Think about how much capitalism goes into making sure those boats don’t sink, and then they sink anyway, because the ocean…
Especially the part about flipping its hair.
Buster Keaton was one of the most influential comedians of all time.
A few examples demonstrating the impact he has had on film:
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Zero for Conduct (1933)
Police Story (1985)
Arrested Development (2004)
Keaton still rules.
Ships painting the ocean.
The famous Blues Brothers car chase/mall scene… done in Legos