Suburbia: Part 1

I watched one of my favorite movies the other night, Virgin Suicides. Now that I live in the city, the suburbia of my past seems lonelier and less friendly every time I visit. It's easy to comprehend why a group of beautiful girls would rather take their lives than remain living in the suburbs...
My fascination with suburbia goes beyond movies, too. One of my favorite photographers, Bill Owens, has an amazing collection of work from some of the very first "little boxes" built in America. You can find his work at www.billowens.com, but to truly see the genius behind the project, you have to purchase the book, Suburbia. It is worth every penny to read the comical captions that narrate the lives of the suburbanites who let Bill into their lives. Trust me.

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