by ABNER HAUGE & SEAN BECKNER-CARMITCHELEDITOR'S NOTE : Sean Beckner-Carmitchel is an independent videographer, stringer, journalist and wine-and-cheese boyfriend local to the Los Angeles area. He wrote the section in this article titled ‘THE GUNFIGHT.’ You can see his work at @ACatWithNews on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. His Venmo is @ACatWithNews.
All indications were that antifascists already won before the day even started.
Richard, a beloved Portland local who shows up to nearly every damn protest, sat down next to me. I asked him how he’s been and he sat down on the bench next to me and started explaining, out of the blue, something I think is called a ‘short rush game’ in American football. The idea, if I’m remembering it right, is you make a bunch of short, quick pushes forward in the first one or two quarters to exhaust the other team and then really go for it in the last half of the game while they’re worn out.
“Sort of like Muhammad Ali’s rope-a-dope strategy right?” I asked Richard.
“Yeah,” he said, before getting up to join a bunch of others yelling at some passerby to stop taking pictures of the 300 or so kids decked out in black bloc.
It was all downhill from there.Read more →
by LCRW STAFFWell-known Clark County resident Timothy Clayton Ryerson appeared in Superior Court Monday by video from the County jail. He was arrested April 2, 2021 for inappropriately filming a minor with whom he resided and is charged with two counts of 2nd-degree voyeurism. Allegations against Ryerson include that he filmed his roommate’s 5-year-old daughter without her knowledge and exposed himself to the child on one occasion while filming. Ryerson is 52 and unrelated to the young girl. Read more →