Extraordinary photos of young hitchhikers and freight train hoppers by Mike Brodie
Mike Brodie (tumblr | facebook) first began photographing in 2004 when he was given a Polaroid camera. Working under the moniker, The Polaroid Kidd, Brodie spent the next four years circumambulating the U.S. amassing an archive of photographs that would go on to make up one of the few, true collections of American travel photography. Having never undergone any formal training, he chose to remained untethered to the pressures and expectations of the art market.
You’ve seen it. Reblogging for posterity. Love the screwed-down raps, Beyonce as Houston’s preeminent drag king. I hope the video includes little to no movement, just Beyonce in a chair, not even curling her lip, casually singing, like the calmest boardroom ceo in America. Bow. Down. Bitches. [cut to nail-filing shot]
(Photo: Michael McCarthy / Wireimage via the New York Daily News)