💻 The show Saturday Night Live is hot right now. It’s been hot and not several times in its long history that stretches back to the 1970s. But the Internet era has changed how its popularity is measured. In short, who watches it on NBC at 11:30 anymore? Television writer Ken Levine explores this topic. Read The ninth or tenth resurgence of SNL
💻 Paul Niedermeyer writes about the Muntz Jet, a frog-eyed but otherwise attractive sporty car from the 1950s, made and marketed by “Mad Man” Earl Muntz. Muntz was probably better known for the inexpensive televisions he made back then. Read Automotive History: 1949-1954 Muntz Jet – “I Buy Them At Retail And Sell Them At Wholesale”
📷 Christopher May made a couple truly lovely images of a passing BNSF train and tells the story of getting those images. I love it when people tell the stories behind their images! Read One Image, One Story: Evening Autorack
📷 I’m drawn to medium-format folding cameras. arh found a nice one with a rangefinder, in its original box. Read Balda Baldinette
📷 John picked up a Voigtländer Vito II with a history that he knew about, including photographs made with it back in the day. Some of those photos were made in Devon in southwest England, and so he took it back to Devon to make more photographs. Read A Trip Down Memory Lane (via Devon) with the Voigtländer Vito II
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