Thursday, June 12, 2008

Lost Angeles

The brilliant Muscato points us to a collection of photos from the L.A. Times Herald that the Los Angeles Public Library has posted on their website at

My fave? Not the photo, but rather the caption (or "cutline" as they say) below.

Almost “life-sized shoes” of police officer John M. Yates, who kicked Herald-Express photographer Eddie Phillips in the groin after Phillips took photograph of camera shy officer. A witness stated that the shoes “were the largest thing [I] ever saw that didn't have a liver in it.”

Oh yeah.


  1. I said that once about a date.

  2. Now that's a real man. Get kicked by a cop for snapping his picture... does he sue? Hell no. he suck it up and publishes a picture of his shoes.


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