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30th September 2014

Photo reblogged from Ice Cream For Crows with 50 notes

soundsof71:

Debbie Harry for Creem Magazine, 1976, by Chris Stein.

My “Cocaine is a hell of a drug” tag is getting overworked as of late!
But I’d like to say that if you ~like~ Debbie’s necklace, it’s possible to find similar ones on Broadway or 6th Ave between 34th & 42nd streets in Manhattan, in the “wholesale bead” shops. Right in the tourist whirlwind …which, of course, makes perfect sense.

soundsof71:

Debbie Harry for Creem Magazine, 1976, by Chris Stein.

My “Cocaine is a hell of a drug” tag is getting overworked as of late!

But I’d like to say that if you ~like~ Debbie’s necklace, it’s possible to find similar ones on Broadway or 6th Ave between 34th & 42nd streets in Manhattan, in the “wholesale bead” shops. Right in the tourist whirlwind …which, of course, makes perfect sense.

Tagged: cocaine is a hell of a drugRock 'N' RollDebbie HarryBlondieNYCphalloicreem magazine1970s20th century fox

Source: soundsof71

29th September 2014

Photo reblogged from Akashic Books with 5 notes

akashicbooks:

It’s National Coffee Day, so what better time to read about the secret history of coffee, coca, and cola? 

A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola is an illustrated book disclosing new research in the coca leaf trade conducted by The Coca-Cola Company. 2011 marked the 125th anniversary of its iconic beverage, and the fiftieth anniversary of the international drug control treaty that allows Coca-Cola exclusive access to the coca plant. Most people are familiar with tales of cocaine being an early ingredient of “Coke” tonic; it’s an era the company makes every effort to bury. Yet coca leaf, the source of cocaine which has been banned in the US since 1914, has been part of Coca-Cola’s secret formula for over one hundred years.

akashicbooks:

It’s National Coffee Day, so what better time to read about the secret history of coffee, coca, and cola? 

A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola is an illustrated book disclosing new research in the coca leaf trade conducted by The Coca-Cola Company. 2011 marked the 125th anniversary of its iconic beverage, and the fiftieth anniversary of the international drug control treaty that allows Coca-Cola exclusive access to the coca plant. Most people are familiar with tales of cocaine being an early ingredient of “Coke” tonic; it’s an era the company makes every effort to bury. Yet coca leaf, the source of cocaine which has been banned in the US since 1914, has been part of Coca-Cola’s secret formula for over one hundred years.

Tagged: booksAkashic BookscoffeeIllustrationCoca-Colacocaine is a hell of a drug

28th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from oh my gush with 66 notes

Queen Christina, 1933 | Rouben Mamoulian.

Love love LOVE this flick.

Tagged: cinemaQueen ChristinaGreta GarboRouben MamoulianfilmBlack and Whiteandrogny

Source: garboing

27th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from ghost in the machine with 260 notes

fer1972:

Sulamith Wülfing (1901-1989)

One of my favorites. More pics here and here.

Tagged: Sulamith WülfingIllustrationartesotericaGermany

25th September 2014

Photo reblogged from 1971: Classic Rock's Classic Year with 162 notes

soundsof71:

Stevie Nicks Polaroid selfie

Speaking of Goddesses…
Stevie’s self-portraits will be exhibited in NYC next month. And I’ll be there with bells on, ‘cos I love me some Stevie. Haters can take their silver spoons and dig their graves.

soundsof71:

Stevie Nicks Polaroid selfie

Speaking of Goddesses…

Stevie’s self-portraits will be exhibited in NYC next month. And I’ll be there with bells on, ‘cos I love me some Stevie. Haters can take their silver spoons and dig their graves.

Tagged: Stevie NicksphotographyNYCMorrison Hotel Galleryart20th century foxRock 'N' Rollcocaine is a hell of a drug

25th September 2014

Video reblogged from Snippets with 5 notes

sassanach-sima:

Queen Maeve or Medb is indelibly associated with ancient Rothcroghan and the epic The Cattle Raid of Cooley. Originally a goddess, she had a counterpart in Tara and both are closely linked to rituals of sacral kingship, some of which may be detectable in the archaeological record.

His manner is a bit dry, but there is some fascinating stuff here.

Tagged: MedbMaevesovereigntyTaraIrelandhorse ritualsmeadcup bearersarchaeologyiron age graveswomen

24th September 2014

Photo reblogged from Hyperallergic LABS with 63 notes

hyperallergic:

(via Newly Unearthed Feature Is Oldest Film with Black Cast)
A 101-year-old film discovered by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is the oldest known feature film starring a cast of black actors.
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hyperallergic:

(via Newly Unearthed Feature Is Oldest Film with Black Cast)

A 101-year-old film discovered by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is the oldest known feature film starring a cast of black actors.

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Tagged: VaudvillecinemaAfrican-American historyBiograph Studios1910sNYCThe BronxBert Williams

21st September 2014

Photo reblogged from V.V.F. with 238 notes

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loveage-moondream:

The Sanchez Twins / Rock and Roll Groupies

This is the look.

Surprisingly I’ve never heard of Lynn & Laura Sanchez before – Googling doesn’t bring up much, except that this photo was taken by Baron Wolman and they were based in San Francisco.
I agree it’s a good look – those leg-of-mutton sleeves are fantastic.

v-v-f:

loveage-moondream:

The Sanchez Twins / Rock and Roll Groupies

This is the look.

Surprisingly I’ve never heard of Lynn & Laura Sanchez before – Googling doesn’t bring up much, except that this photo was taken by Baron Wolman and they were based in San Francisco.

I agree it’s a good look – those leg-of-mutton sleeves are fantastic.

Tagged: Rock 'N' RollLynn & Laura SanchezThe Sanchez TwinsSan Franciscoleg-of-muttongigotphotographyBlack and White

Source: bandaidpennylane

14th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from Magic Transistor on Tumblr with 436 notes

magictransistor:

Radio Kootwijk

And for those non-Dutch readers, Radio Kootwijk on Wikipedia. Looks like live gigs & art shows took place there as recently as last year.

Tagged: Radio KootwijkArchitectureThe NetherlandsArt DecoApeldoornshortwavephotography

10th September 2014

Photo reblogged from Hyperallergic LABS with 116 notes

hyperallergic:

(via A Documentary for the Witch of Kings Cross, Australia’s Persecuted Occult Artist)
Filmmaker Sonia Bible considers Rosaleen Norton “the most persecuted artist in Australian history.” With a new documentary, she’s hoping to set a more accurate record of the life of woman who in the 1940s and 50s scandalized the country with her occult art, and bold sexuality.
READ MORE

hyperallergic:

(via A Documentary for the Witch of Kings Cross, Australia’s Persecuted Occult Artist)

Filmmaker Sonia Bible considers Rosaleen Norton “the most persecuted artist in Australian history.” With a new documentary, she’s hoping to set a more accurate record of the life of woman who in the 1940s and 50s scandalized the country with her occult art, and bold sexuality.

READ MORE

Tagged: Rosaleen NortonAustraliaIllustrationartesotericaWitchcraftThe Witch of Kings Cross