“I might be the only photographer who wants people to laugh at their photography.” From traditional Japanese log riding to charitable llama races in Colorado, this photographer has seen it all.

+ “For five months, my career has been exactly the same as Shonda Rhimes and Jesse Armstrong. That would be good enough, getting to freeze our careers in amber before young people push us into irrelevancy or, worse yet, back into network television. But we also got to picket.” Joel Stein: The 148 days of the Writers Guild strike were the happiest of my career.

+ Chicago woman, 104, skydives from plane, aiming for record as the world’s oldest skydiver.