When the time came to submit my columnist pictures, I thought I needed to prepare the editor for what he was about to receive. The column would run in CyberTimes, the online section in which irreverence is always allowed. Still, the film was headed to a publication of The New York Times, and the pictures were definitely not dignified.
My e-mail said: “Just a note to let you know pictures are on the way. We’ve offered a real range–from fairly serious to downright silly. We had a great time with it–until the California Highway Patrol showed … Read more about this.