Ieng Sary

Ball point pen on today's newsprint

Three decades after the social engineering and genocide of Pol Pot ended, four go on trial. Ieng Thirith

Ball point pen on today's newsprint

The frail surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge went on trial today for crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide, homicide and other offenses during their reign of inhumanity from 1975 - 1979.

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Peter Falk

Ball point pen on newsprint

In honor of the great Peter Falk Id like to add "one more thing" you might not have known. He loved to draw. Back when I was doing a lot of painting at the Art Students League, the rumpled actor would often be spotted lugging his pads in and out of the 57th Street building. He continued drawing to pass the time on movie sets and had many gallery shows of his drawings. peter FalkClick here to see Peter Falks Drawings   ...

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I recently created a series of works for a show I was participating in based on my daily portraits on newsprint. The series entitled "Seven Deadly Sin-ners" can be seen here in my portfolio site.   I was honored to learn that my drawing of Governor Mark Sanford "Lust" was recognized by Creative Quarterly 23 in the Professional Illustration category as a runner up  and can now be viewed in the Creative Quarterly Gallery Site. The ori ...

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Ball point pen on today's newsprint

The Irish mobster from South Boston that inspired  Jack Nicholson’s  character in the THE DEPARTED, was captured after sixteen year manhunt.  

Ball point pen on today's newsprint

"One of us had to die. With me, it tends to be the other guy." - Frank Costello from The Departed Read how the notorious James (Whitey) Bulger was caught. ...

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Ball point pen on today's newsprint

Ironic that the Greeks were the inventors of spectator sport and the tragedy. Today all eyes of Europe and the I.M.F. are on Greece. If the Greek government wins a vote of confidence tonight, it will get an immediate infusion of 12 billion euros and meet it's short term debt. If it fails to win the important vote, it's government will most likely default. Stay tuned related post related posts ...

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