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April 2008

10 years
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Shooting Miss Maya Sinstress

Photographer Lisa Predko shot our April cover story, “Who Makes What,” in early February. There was snow on the ground, frozen nosehairs in our nostrils, and bitterness in our hearts. Winter seems like like a distant memory now, but we feel we must share these photos with you.

Check out our behind-the-scenes look at the photoshoot for Miss Maya Sinstress, a fetish diva whom we interviewed for the salaries article. She brought with her several latex costumes, various fierce whips, and a bottle of lube (you’ll see why in the photos)…

10 years
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Pretty, Dilapidated Stuff

Local photog and friend of historical landmarks Carey Primeau has a knack for making crumbling walls and piles of garbage look beautiful (as displayed in our February roundup of Flickr greats with the haunting photo of a deserted classroom from Chicago’s Jacob Riis Elementary School).

Primeau recently expanded beyond Chicago’s disregarded treasures and traveled through Europe visiting abandoned buildings destined to be forgotten by history…

10 years
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At Least They Got Fukudome’s Jersey Right

No, folks, this typo is not an April Fools’ Day joke. The sculptor of the new Ernie Banks statue at Wrigley Field, unveiled Monday, really had no idea. We can’t tell if Flickr user kellyhafermann was just catching a reflection or if she noticed the error, but we thank her for this timely shot, uploaded today.

In case you, like sculptor Lou Cella, haven’t the faintest idea, the typo is a missing apostrophe. Be sure to check out other shots of the statue by Kelly…

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