isle of palms, south carolina, february ’08

isle of palms, south carolina, february ’08, originally uploaded by minervacat. Rocking my world in terms of inspiration this week: I’ve been collecting alphabets lately: Tom Gauld’s Noisy Alphabet; Facial Hair alphabet; ASL alphabet in matchbooks; Picture alphabet for keyboards; Robert Samuel Hanson’s Unfinished Alphabet; Glyphish’s clean sleek little iPhone app icons. This image. ALL…

the club is open festival: red collar

the club is open festival: red collar, originally uploaded by minervacat. I was not great with film; it taught me a lot about composition but very little about the technical aspects of shooting, metering for light and aperture and shutter speed. I spent about five months having no idea what was going on before Ash…

mike doughty — sad man happy man

mike doughty @ the cat’s cradle, originally uploaded by minervacat. Mike Doughty — Sad Man Happy Man.  Out 10/6, ATO Records. I held off on reviewing this because I knew that I was seeing Doughty on a Tuesday; what better day to talk about his new album than a day I’m going to see him?…

drive-by truckers @ the cat’s cradle

drive-by truckers @ the cat’s cradle, originally uploaded by minervacat. Another from the archives; Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers at the Cat’s Cradle, May 2008. Patterson’s long-delayed second solo album, Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs), came out last week; I’m finally listening to it and it’s fabulous. Also, this is a film shot…

isle of palms, south carolina

isle of palms, south carolina, originally uploaded by minervacat. One from the archives; Isle of Palms, April ’08. Nikon F65, Kodak 800ISO. This is where I’d rather be today, but instead of running off to the beach, I’m drinking coffee and applying for day jobs at the local coffee shop. You do what you gotta…