Off Topic: The Official Photographer of Failure
I’m feeling less bad about using everyone else’s research now that I’ve become that horrible neologism a “prosumer.” It’s not entirely my fault, though – I blame the Internet. Two photos I took of a now-signless, but formerly iconic Crenshaw neighborhood Ford dealership have been used to illustrate the troubles of the auto industry, in two separate articles. I’ve never been so damn zeitgeisty and it’s freaking me out a little.
And from Wired.com:
By the way, the sign was rather unceremoniously thrown away. At least its image lives on as a metaphor for failure.