Hi! I'm Duane. I'm a writer & photographer living in New York City. Here are samplings of random thoughts & experiences, & things that inspire me. You can find me on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, or at my Website


— R.I.P.: Dick Clark died yesterday of a massive heart attack. (The Atlantic Wire)

— AFTERMATH: There are reports of eyeless shrimp and humans soaking up toxins in the wake of the BP oil spill and cleanup. (Al Jazeera via ANE.NEWS.DAILY, Mother Jones)

— NUMBSKULL: A little numbness may be only lasting effect for NYPD officer stabbed in the head. (The New York Times)

— FRONT LINE: The US is hiring hundreds of mental health professionals to meet the needs of veterans. (The New York Times)

— OKLAHOMA CITY: It’s the 17th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building. (The Oklahoman, The Daily Beast, Oklahoma City National Memorial)

— TIME 100: Time Magazine lists its 100 most influential people. (Time Magazine, FlavorWire, The Atlantic Wire)

: Another obit written about the resume. (Tech Crunch)

— WHERE’S THE BEEF: More than pink slime is raising a red flag: (ProPublica)

— PROFOUND: Instruments of the Holocaust on display. (NPR)

: Children in Yemen suffer the brunt of political and economic unrest. (Al Jazeera)

— COUNTDOWN: Commercial space launch to the ISS set for April 30th. (Big Think, Wired)

— WHAT’S COMING: Paging Dick Tracy. (Uncrate)


— SCHOOL SHOOTING: There’s been a deadly school shooting in Oakland, California. (via: KCBS-Radio, Oakland Tribune)

— SCOTUS: Justices says strip search is legal. (via: New York Times)

— WAY UP: The WTC tower reaches a milestone: (via: WCBS 880)

— EXCUSE ME?: Ann Romney wants us to unzip her husband? (via: ABC News)

— LONG GOOD-BYE: You won’t see Hillary on the stump for Obama this fall: (via: Huffington Post, New York Magazine)

— YUMMMM: Eat it up! (via: Huffington Post)

: Bitches in Bookshops! (via: Daily Beast)

— LINJURED: Lin is out. And the Knicks have some explaining to do. (via: New York Magazine, New York Daily News)

— HEALTH: Fast food is sad food. (via: The Telegraph)

— STRANDED: Book store and employees locked in contentious negotiations. (via: New York Times)

— CLIMATE CHANGE: How rising oceans could affect you! (The Guardian)

— BATED BREATH: You’ll have to wait for Seacrest’s big announcement: (via: Deadline Hollywood)

— THE NEWSROOM: Sorkin’s new drama revealed! (via: The Atlantic Wire)