Wendy Brenner’s classic 2005 profile of snake enthusiast Dean Ripa, who died Saturday. By now I’ve grown accustomed (and rather devoted) to Dean’s rhetorical style—outrageous overstatement, subsequent qualification—but I think I recognize something else, something authentic here: a certain strain of introverted misanthropy… | May, 2017
Kurney Ramsey is a photographer living in Durham, North Carolina. He has a Certificate in Documentary Arts with a concentration in photography from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke. View more of his work on his website or on Facebook @kurney.ramsey.