Archive for September, 2010

Casualties of Weather

Posted in Photography on September 16, 2010 by baker

4th Ave, Brooklyn.  September 16, 2010.

Day 5: Ext. Sidewalk – Evening

Posted in Films on September 16, 2010 by baker

Gowanus, Brooklyn.  September 15, 2010.

Thanks to Chris for the photography.




Burn-A-Koran Day

Posted in Commentary on September 9, 2010 by baker

“It is precisely the kind of action the Taliban uses and could cause significant problems not just here but everywhere in the world we are engaged with the Islamic community.” – General David Petraeus

“If they burn our holy Koran it means war between Muslims and non-Muslims…Afghanistan will not be the only country to react, but all Islamic countries all over the world will stand and fight against non-Islamic countries.” – Enayatullah Balegh, Ulema Council of Islamic Scholars, Afghanistan

“This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda.  This could increase the recruitment of individuals who’d be willing to blow themselves up in American cities, or European cities.” – Barack Obama

“Book burning is antithetical to American ideals. People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation – much like building a mosque at Ground Zero.” – Sarah Palin

“Where’s the money coming from for these extremists? Who’s funding these radical Christian clerics?” – Jon Stewart

“Our burning of the Koran is to call the attention that something is wrong.  It is possibly time for us in a new way to stand up and confront terrorism. … As of this time, we have no intention of canceling.” – Pastor Terry Jones

Street light

Posted in Photography on September 8, 2010 by baker

4th Avenue.  September 5, 2010.

Andrew Baker

Manhattan Bridge

Posted in Photography on September 2, 2010 by baker

Westbound and Eastbound on the Manhattan Bridge.  August 28, 2010.