Kyle Cassidy's Image Stream

Photographs from photographer Kyle Cassidy, mostly people, with a mix of whimsy and menace.

Public = Angry

So, my photo essay about librarians went viral after Slate published it. One of the women featured in it talks about the unexpected raft of hatrid, body shaming & name calling that came with the publicity. Not just from trolls on reddit, but at times, from her colleagues as well. Read, think about how we respond to people we don’t know on the Interwebs & pass it along.

http://magpielibrarian.wordpress.com/2014/02/13/slates-this-is-what-a-librarian-looks-like-this-is-why-we-cant-have-nice-things/

I don’t always shovel the walk, but when I do, I wear Kambriel couture. w/ @trillianstars #homesteading

I don’t always shovel the walk, but when I do, I wear Kambriel couture. w/ @trillianstars #homesteading

Her great grandmothers dress. Modeled by @trillianstars. Grandma Osie was a homesteader in Wyoming. She was made of iron & will.

Her great grandmothers dress. Modeled by @trillianstars. Grandma Osie was a homesteader in Wyoming. She was made of iron & will.

Musician & director Melvin Van Peebles, cover of the @PhillyWeekly

Musician & director Melvin Van Peebles, cover of the @PhillyWeekly

Promo photo: Cast of @curiotheatre’s Dancing at Lughnasa.

Promo photo: Cast of @curiotheatre’s Dancing at Lughnasa.

Trice Baldwin-Browns & @TrillianStars in @CurioTheatre’s “Dancing at Lughnasa”

Trice Baldwin-Browns & @TrillianStars in @CurioTheatre’s “Dancing at Lughnasa”

Roswell, nori, hilarity.

Roswell, nori, hilarity.

Adam Savage from Mythbusters has a giant shark in his workshop. Because he is awesome.

Adam Savage from Mythbusters has a giant shark in his workshop. Because he is awesome.

Racing in sub zero temperatures, sweat freezes on a runners hair, Chicago.

Racing in sub zero temperatures, sweat freezes on a runners hair, Chicago.