JSP Visual Week In Review | 02.08.14

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Another week, another blast of cold, ice and snow here in The Great State of New Jersey. No weather issues with The Big Game last Sunday, but a scant eight hours later, we got socked with the white stuff. Nearly nine inches where we live. Kids have used up all their snow days already.

At this rate, they’ll be cracking the books till the 4th of July firecrackers pop.

The week started with snow and ended with me in a meeting across the street from Jay Z and Beyonce’s pad down in Tribeca. The creative energy in that part of NYC is incredible.

Now this week starts a run where I’ll see most of February, not from the confines of Upper Monmouth County, but from other points near and far. I’ll be in Jersey City next week for a work conference. Then, leave for another new adventure.

More to come…

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This Week’s Links:

* On Rear Curtain, a great photo essay from Stuart Sipahigil: Something Fishy

* Also on Rear Curtain, good interview with Tim Gruber.

* This week’s photos from TIME

* Steve McQueen.

* Strong Read: America’s Wailing Wall (via Huffington Post)

* Another good read: A Gravedigger Retires. (via NY Times)

* From David Carr of the NY Times, the best, most eloquent piece I read on Philip Seymour Hoffman all week.

* And a favorite PSH scene, from Almost Famous: Uncool.

* Philippe Halsman: Surprising, Playful Portraits by a Master

* Johnson & Johnson creates newspaper ads that smell like baby powder.

* Video (2 minutes): It’s Not About The Whiskey

* Bruce has been singing For You for 40 years now. And yet he can STILL pull out a beautiful version of the song like this last week.

* Awesome video (50 seconds): Icons.

* “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” ~ Japanese proverb

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