Keith Richards Biography Q & A with Author Victor Bockris This is the second part of my review of Keith Richard’s biography by Victor Bockris that was published in 1992 and the first to recognize Richards’s pivotal role in the Stones’ legend. It has been translated in at least 10 languages and been published all around […]Read More Keith Richards Can’t Get No Satisfaction!
Half a Century Through the Eyes of Keith Richards A review by Tobe Damit Of course, as a dedicated fan of the Stones, I had previously read Richard’s acclaimed autobiography Life. An autobiography has the undeniable advantage to come straight from the horse’s mouth and yes, it gave me a unique intimate input about how the […]Read More Keith Richards by Victor Bockris
”Mick and Keith Had a Vendetta, a Real Vendetta” ”Brian was always a perfectionist in the way he was talking, choosing his words. He did want to catch your attention when he was speaking, to captivate you.. Then he had the way he moved, and his hair, which was captivating and I’m sure the Stones […]Read More Brian Jones Doomed?
The Rolling Stones in the 60s/Video Playlist A playlist of the best old tracks from the Rolling Stones A Little More About The Stones… Little did the Rolling Stones know how apt their name – inspired by the title of a Muddy Waters song, “Rollin’ Stone” – would turn out to be. Formed […]Read More Old Stones
The Priest They Called Him Cobain greatly admired Burroughs, instigating their collaboration on The “Priest” They Called Him and visiting the Beat legend at his home in Lawrence, Kansas. And while Burroughs does not seem to have been especially impressed with the music of Nirvana, he was greatly saddened by Cobain’s suicide. Here is the […]Read More William Burroughs and Kurt Cobain: A Dossier
IMAGE ABOVE:The Gun painting by Andy Warhol is unique work on canvas that portrays the artist’s commercialization of violence in society. Warhol was always fascinated with the idea of life and death, which can be seen in his Death and Disaster series as well as in his Guns and Knives paintings. His obsession with death […]Read More The Day Valerie Solanas Got Her 15 Minutes of Fame.
BarbaraDidSoMe WICKED PHOTOSHOOT! Barbra Streisand looks absolutely crazy-hot here in a series of photos from a photoshoot she did for the 1970 film The Owl and the Pussycat. I mean, just look at her! In the film, Streisand plays the role of “a somewhat uneducated actress, model and part-time prostitute.” Her character’s name is Doris. […]Read More BARBARA STREISAND 1970 ‘CYCLE SLUT’
THE SIX DEGREES OF SHARON TATE| MAO, MCQUEEN, MANSON AND MAD MEN May 30, 2013 by JP So this is what the internets are recently abuzz about– The Mad Men costume designer channeling the essence of Sharon Tate, circa Esquire Magazine 1969, by placing the same Vietnam Star T-shirt on Megan Draper. Which, mind you– was […]Read More Sharon Tate