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John Ryan Brubaker

John Ryan Brubaker is a photographer based in the Pacific Northwest, where he likes to resurrect obsolete Polaroids and other vintage photo gear.


Game Over

Fall 2009 | Essays

“I’m just a piece of trash from the gutter,” Jesse told me with pride. “I was born to be what I am. I come from a family of hustlers. Most people at family reunions. They talk about their kids and who got married and shit. At my family reunions, everyone talks about how much paper they made on their last hustle, and how bad they fucked somebody up.”