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July 6, 2006 4:07 PM   Subscribe

Birds As Art: Photographer Arthur Morris shares his dazzling images of (mostly) feathered creatures in his (up to 196 so far) email bulletins. It's quite worth wading through the archive.
posted by of strange foe (9 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Check out those boobies!
posted by UbuRoivas at 5:05 PM on July 6, 2006

Very cool.
posted by TungstenChef at 5:28 PM on July 6, 2006

You know that Johnny Werzner kid - the kid who delivers papers in the neighborhood? He's a fine kid. Some of the neighbors say he smokes crack, but I don't believe it. Anyway, for his 10th birthday, all he wanted was a burrow owl, just like his old man. "Dad, get me a burrow owl. I'll never ask for anything else as long as I live". So the guy breaks down and buys him a burrow owl. Anyway at 10:30 the other night I go out into my yard and there's the Werzner kid looking up in the tree. I said, "What are you looking for?" He said, "I'm looking for my burrow owl." I say, "Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick! Everybody knows that a burrow owl lives in a hole in the ground! Why the hell do you think they call it a burrow owl, anyway?!" Now Stuart, do you think a kid like that is gonna know what the queers are doing to the soil?
posted by photoslob at 5:30 PM on July 6, 2006

photoslob, ?! is that a quote from somewhere?
posted by Grod at 5:51 PM on July 6, 2006

dead milkmen song. sorry, i'm an idiot.
posted by photoslob at 7:47 PM on July 6, 2006

I like a lot of these quite well. Thanks.
posted by OmieWise at 6:08 AM on July 7, 2006

Very nice, thanks for the link.
posted by annieb at 4:53 PM on July 7, 2006

Cool - thanks for a nice post, of strange foe. Some of his other work is pretty nice, too.
posted by madamjujujive at 11:50 AM on July 8, 2006

My thanks in return, madamjujuive! These two images are my favorites from the link to Martin Plant's work.
posted by of strange foe at 8:17 PM on July 8, 2006

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