The aslphalt jungle: driveways in the news!

December 26, 2009

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Hey Blog Guy, speaking of news photography, when a big story breaks, you know what I’m a real sucker for?

POLANSKI/I have a pretty good idea. After all, we’re all human, aren’t we? I’m guessing you can’t resist a good driveway shot.

Yes! Exactly! Like, when the actress Brittany Murphy died, my first thought was, “I wonder what the frick her driveway looks like!”

So did everybody else, which is why I can offer you this shot of a television camera near her driveway.  Driveway enthusiasts will recognize the one in the photo next to as golfer Tiger Woods’, of course.

Wow! How do you get such great driveway shots?

We pound the pavement for them. Count on us for gravel-to-gravel coverage.

Well, your readers appreciate all you do. Say, can you please rerun that timeless classic of the farmer in Roman Polanski’s driveway?

Here ya go, Ace….

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Top left: A television camera stands in the street near the driveway to the Hollywood Hills home of the late actress Brittany Murphy in Los Angeles, December 21, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Top right: A view of Tiger Woods’ driveway where he made a left turn before his single car accident in Windermere, Florida November 27, 2009. REUTERS/Florida Highway Patrol/Handout

Right: A farmer stands in front of the chalet where film director Roman Polanski is under  house arrest, in the Swiss mountain resort of Gstaad. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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Imma let you finish, what is aslphalt?

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Absolutely not. Nothing in 2009 was as irritating as “Imma let you finish….”

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at this point, nothing could be more irritating as that statement, thanks to our good friend KWest here

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Why thank you, and Mele Kalikimaka MaryKeala.

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Hey come on!! Johnny Quest was sooooooooooo cool! Been trying to train my dog to do things like Bandit… but he keeps giving me looks…which speak volumes which I cannot type here… 😛

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