Josh Garrett-Davis's Blog, page 2
August 14, 2012
June 27, 2012
June 26, 2012
The bestest of literary/news publications seem to have hit on how big, picturesque, and vital the Plains states truly are. First, the New Yorker featured my fellow South Dakotan Rebecca Norris Webb on its photo blog, for her beautiful photo project "My Dakota."
Then the same blog posted Dina Kantor's photos of Treece, Kansas, which is being relocated due to pollution. Dina is my friend Shira Kantor's sister, and they are documenting Treece together. (See the image "Ja...
June 18, 2012
(At left, the character Bloguinho from the Brazilian comic strip "Turma da Mônica.")
May 27, 2010
My review of Luc Sante’s book Folk Photography: The American Real-Photo Postcard is now up on the Faster Times. It’s in the form of six real-photo postcards. Pictures by Jay “shutterbug” Davis.
While I’m updating things here, here’s an older post I should have put up: a blog on polygamous Mormons and Wallace Stegner.
March 3, 2010
Here are some links to Mike’s videos of me playing a couple of tunes in the late afternoon a couple of weeks ago. For some reason it looks like the videos won’t embed themselves, so you’ll have to click the link to see the fruits of his talents.
February 17, 2010
I scanned my Hellbender patches for illustrations on this piece. Plus, I used a flyer from the Rapid City Punk Rock Archive.
Here it is: at the Rumpus.
January 26, 2010
Just so you and I can keep track, here are my latest pieces on this world-wide web of ours:
1. a “review” of Joan Didion’s classic book, The White Album, up on the Faster Times.
2. an analysis of the poetry in the hate speech of the Rev. (for “reviled,” of course) Fred Phelps, Mr. God Hates Fags himself; this is up on the reliably fascinating Killing the Buddha.
3. a review of A Heartbeat and a Guitar, a book about Johnny Cash’s strange and brilliant album Bitter Tears, on the Faster Times as well.
August 26, 2009
The change in seasons, pollution, market fluctuations, and any number of other factors can leave your body vulnerable to attack by dangerous outside elements. Before you feel that first tickle in your throat, down a jigger of this booster cocktail to arm yourself.
In a small mortar and pestle (or with a zinc-galvanized nail in a thimble), crush:
2000 mg Vitamin C
1 dash instant coffee
Pour powder into a martini shaker and add:
5 pumps gel alcohol (such as Purell) with aloe
1 tsp. pomegranate juice
3 ice cubes
Crush, shake, and strain through a germ-proof facemask.