Tag Archives: Damaged Goods

Through the Viewfinder — Hoengseong, South Korea

There was a time, many, many years ago when I once dreamed of becoming the next Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, or Martin Scorcese before I started to study film at Southern Illinois University and “Bubbles, the Nudie Dancer” (Damaged Goods) shattered that dream. Working on this Korean War documentary in Hoengseong this past weekend, […]

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Interview in Big Al’s Books and Pals

I’m honored and humbled to have been interviewed for Big Al’s Books and Pals’ Author Series. Without question, Big Al’s is the online place to be for book reviews and interviews. How exclusive and important is it? I had to wait for almost a year for my book to be reviewed–the waiting list is that […]

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Around Daejeon — April 3, 2012

Out and about with my camera, looking to document the life I see every day when I am walking to and from school. These toy capsule machines are located outside a small mom and pop shop not far from Daejeon Train Station. The shop has been closed for some time. Doesn’t look like these machines […]

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1968: The USS Pueblo Incident

I have always been interested in history ever since I was a young boy reading books at the public library in Oglesby, Illinois. I would go on to minor in history at Eureka College (1985-1987) and later, when I came to Korea I really got to experience history covering Korean War Commemoration events as well […]

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Jimmy Wong — Thailand’s Tattoo Legend

Without question, Southeast Asia’s most famous tattoo artist who has been leaving behind a legacy of tattoo stylings (and inflicting a little pain along the way) for over 36 years. Even if you haven’t been fortunate enough to get inked by Jimmy, you have most likely have heard about him if you are a tattoo […]

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