BUMPED

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The intention was to publish this photo essay the week our baby was born. But then one month passed, then two, then three…. The days dragged on but somehow time has flown. Such is parenthood. Oh well. Now six months later, here it is. In late 2013 and early 2014 we visited landmarks – famous and personal – around Los Angeles to document our impending arrival.

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What You Didn’t See During the Broadcasting of the 2014 Oscars Ceremony

The Oscars occurred this past Sunday in Hollywood. There were lots of laughs, gaffes, extensive thank you speeches, and a pizza delivery man became an overnight social media sensation.  Ellen Degeneres even broke a twitter record for the most retweeted tweet of all time.  So it’s obvious that lots of people tuned in to experience this very special night.

On the other hand, there’s a side of the Oscars Ceremony that the television audience doesn’t get to experience.  Here’s what goes on outside of the Dolby theater and away from the red carpet.

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There were camouflaged women with unidentified black logos on their sleeves. That’s a TracStar system they’re standing next to.

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FUCK POLICE by JUDE ••

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One way of making a lasting political statement, is to do what JUDE did and tag a historical mural such as Tom Suriya’s “You Are The Star“.  That way, your message will stay put for at least a while because the city just can’t send someone over with some generic paint to cover up “FUCK POLICE”.  In cases like this, either Suriya himself, or an expert restorationist needs to fix the work of art.

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They bring SWAT teams to peaceful protests nowadays

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“Interfering with a police investigation.”

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