A progressive architect is forced to confront his assumptions about himself, his family and his city. After our mother’s funeral, I flew in a plane, from Little Rock to Los Angeles, accompanied by my older sister Stephanie and her catatonic, … Continue reading The White Defeatist
Trade For Print a short story By Andrew B. Hurvitz An unscrupulous photographer lures a postal worker into fraud by offering young love for sale. There was a photographer who lived and worked at the Tri-Pines Manor apartment on … Continue reading Trade For Print
“I can’t stand it! I can’t be around this war, these cops, and all these people trying to kill me! What if the building falls down? What if the cops kill me? This is war! This isn’t Van Nuys. This is a war zone!” Continue reading Decline Press
Last year, I met an older woman. Donna Buckwalt, an illustrator from New York City, had contacted me on Facebook. She found my photos online. And she complimented me. MatthewJMcCarthyPhotoYonkers She said she we shared a mutual friend, Candy … Continue reading Entwined.
Walter sought to get work as a paid photographer. Recognition and status drove him, a name and a company established him. Cunningly and strategically, he attached himself to aesthetic and sustainable projects whose products infused his public image goals. … Continue reading Placidia Avenue
A tired LA talent agent escapes client abuse and seeks solace abroad in Japan. Project Tokyo (Downloadable PDF) I was walking around the Hollywood Farmers Market one Sunday in July when I went into an alley to sit down and … Continue reading Project Tokyo.
These Are the People Who Work /After losing his father and his job, an unemployed writer courts self-destruction with his girlfriend and his life. Continue reading These Are the People Who Work.