Not the John brothers, of course, but the time period that this photo represents. This was late 2008, well into the Dark Times and beginning the first holiday season spent within their throes. Look at those eyes; those are the eyes of a man who has lost nearly everything–a man beaten. A man who consistently turns to the bottle to drown his sorrows. A man ready to give up.
Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends….