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Now See Here! – Confusion

Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

I’ve been driving and walking and visiting friends and taking pictures of whatever I see that looks interesting. The images are like a personal journal of sorts, and they are an excellent way for me to describe different subject matter thoughtfully and meaningfully.

Magictown, vol 1, #16

Posted on Monday, September 28th, 2009

Chapter 16 of MAGICTOWN: The Man in the Mist

Cartography #19 – Clothesline

Posted on Friday, September 25th, 2009

The floor of her old trailer had rotted through
by the time we moved my grandmother
into to town, nearer to her chemo doctor.

Napkin Scratches – Black Eye’d Jo

Posted on Thursday, September 24th, 2009

An illustration of a friend of mine. She is nice enough not to complain when I paint her with black, soulless eyes and white spikes on her shoulders.

Songs About Tennessee – One Lane Bridge, part 3

Posted on Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Connie’s drunk boyfriend shot at her Saturday night. She finds his passed out body next to the truck, loads him in the back but kicks him out on the one-lane bridge. She’s about to find out there’s a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Now See Here! – Photobooth

Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

The Photobooth, a constant fixture in any place where Brandon lives. This is a small (ok not so small) sampling of what he’s collected over the last year and change.

Magictown, vol 1, #15

Posted on Monday, September 21st, 2009

Chapter 15 of MAGICTOWN: The Man in the Mist

Cartography #18 – Joseph and Joey in the House on Cherry

Posted on Monday, September 21st, 2009

We thought the house was haunted,
Joey and me, by the corner of 14th
and Cherry. We shriveled under our blankets
like dried-up leaves or penises in winter.

Napkin Scratches – Hat-Man

Posted on Thursday, September 17th, 2009

He has decided to wear a hat. Unfortunately there is absolutely nothing else of interest about him at all. This is how he became…Hat Man.

Songs About Tennessee – One Lane Bridge, part 2

Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Connie’s boyfriend has shot at her and left. But there’s room left in the night for revenge.

Now See Here! – Smyrna, TN

Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

On a return trip to the Pig Skin Liquor Dip, Brandon focuses his camera on the places and not the people. Finding fences, rows of identical living units, and satellite dishes. Lots and lots of satellite dishes. Oh, and a dog shit holding station.

Unprofessional Consequences

Posted on Monday, September 14th, 2009

When machines lose themselves in the throws of chronic masturbation, the world suffers for it.

Cartography #18 – Reservoir

Posted on Monday, September 14th, 2009

Ashtrays on every table, mine is the only billowing.
Or is it wisping, or wafting, or am I the one billowing,

It is the Aporkalypse!

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Bacon Lung has decimated the staff of The Great and Secret Thing.

Now See Here! – On The Clock

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

The sights captured while exploring hotels in western Arkansas.

Thank You, Mister President!

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

A multi-part take on my Fast Fiction piece, Thank You, Mister President!

Cartography #17 – Dining Alone at Loretta Lynn’s Country Kitchen

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Mashed potato, mashed potato, cherry cobbler, peach pie. Up a hill,
to the left, the place with the buffalo lost in the hills. Was
stuffed, the place, with feeding churchgoers after church

Napkin Scratches – The Good Doctor

Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

They call him Dr. Strange. He has a PHD in … strangeness?

Songs About Tennessee – One Lane Bridge

Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Darren Conaway is drunk and in a jealous rage. Anybody who knows him would tell you he’s been like that for years. but his girl, Connie, won’t leave him, maybe she’s a little scared to. But after a night drinking in Cookeville, he might leave her no choice.

Now See Here! – Go West

Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Two weeks and a few thousand miles later, Brandon’s got two thousand photographs to show off. Here’s a sampling of what’s to come.

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