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This can’t be the same thing.

TO EAT, TO SLEEP BY DANIEL J NEWCOMER 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 25

“This can’t be the same thing as two years ago,” a Tunisian journalist told me as we waited for her mother to cook us dinner. This journalist, Nadya, was a beautiful blonde woman who ran a radio program in Hammamet; we met one day as I was taking pictures of a protest and she approached me to tell me that it was dangerous. “I know,” I said fancifully, “I like it that way.”


34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 25

TO EAT, TO SLEEP BY DANIEL J NEWCOMER, CAPTURED BY SAGE CURTIS, EARLY BIRD BY HENK HOPMAN, THE POLITICS OF ETI BY THOMAS N HACKNEY, REAL ESTATE, RETAIL, & REALITY BY MOURA MCGOVERN, THIEF BY OLGA KLINGER, ENLIGHTENMENT CIRCA 1962 BY JOHN HEARN, COLECTIVO BY MARTIN ARGENTI.

She found the mannequins in the basement.

REAL ESTATE, RETAIL, & REALITY BY MOURA MCGOVERN 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 25

She was the one per cent. Her mannequins were the 99. Or maybe she was the 99 and her mannequins were the one per cent. “Whatever,” she thought. She was creating “CULTURE”. (With caps and air quotes.)