Editors Note:


EDITOR'S NOTE: Fresh off a three year managerial stint, your friendly neighborhood lenslinger is back on the street and under heavy deadline. As the numbing effects of his self-imposed containment wear off, vexing reflections and pithy epistles are sure to follow...

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Brutes on a Shoot

Camera Monkey, natch...
Camera-Monkey. Tape-Ape. Lens-Simian. We've ALL heard the uncivilized terms reserved for TV news shooters. Now, NBC News hotshot Dwaine Scott has captured an image that forever crystallizes the derision. I don't know whether to congratulate him or file some kind of charges. Either way it's a safe bet this picture will grace the cages of television newsrooms the world over. To make matters worse, Scott tells me he was thinking of a certain blowhard photog when he snapped this shot. I don't know quite how to take that, but as soon as I finish peeling these bananas with my feet, I'm gonna fling some poo at him...

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