Strawberry Kisses

Exclusive! You heard it here first! “Our” Nikki Webster grew up into Grimes.

Spring rain, falling down like love

This one goes out to Arthur Plum White Sarlos, born today, hooray! *first image: Dragonauttt

N-Y-C, K-E-Y, M-O-U-S-E

Not going, gone! And WOW is it good to be back. Home away from home.

Come down to London town

While searching for live Pentangle clips online (no, no, not procrastinating or anything of the sort), I came upon the opening theme of a BBC series from 1969 called Take Three Girls, a title recently referenced (a-ha!) for a Dolly Mixture documentary that I’m pretty desperate to see. The three: (single mum) (art student) (cellist) [...]

The Pirate & the Crystal Ball

A short fantasy sequence made for/by The Incredible String Band in 1969, featured in Be Glad For the Song Has No Ending originally planned to screen on BBC Arts Omnibus program. The pirate’s costume is totally panto steez (he’s behind you!) but the coven looks cosy. Found in a roundabout way via Stopping Off Place

Mania

New York, 10th February, 1964 (from a terrible book I bought just for this photo) Teen photo of Cynthia from Word Is Out Starshooter Get Baque, 24th December 1977. NB 1:10

10 out of 10 to the power of 10

Circle Spex

Now that I’ve started Circular Spectacles . . . I see them everywhere! O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O The above from Martin Sharp’s short film Darling, Do You Love Me? (’68) starring Germaine Greer.

“C’mon Jill, be a lady”

I was sad to come across the obituary for Jill Johnston in the NY Times today. Had never even heard of D.A. Pennebaker’s Town Bloody Hall ’79 documentary (how had I not?) that was mentioned in it, footage of a debate on the subject of women’s lib in ’71 in New York, chaired by Norman [...]

“I always dreamed in color”

Aurora’s posting of the ’74 Bubbles 7up commercial by Robert Abel & Associates (WOWOWOWOW) jogged Peter Max back into my mind.

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