From Mind Hacks:
The Groupies is a remarkable record. The 1969 LP features nothing but interviews with "super groupies" who discuss the culture of sleeping around the '60s rock n’ roll scene.
It was made by, and featured, an 18-year-old version of the future Dr Cleo Odzer who shows her early interest in both sex and culture – both of which she’d study in her career as an anthropologist.
A proto-anthropology of the rock n’ roll groupie scene
Liza Minnelli, John Byner, Aretha Franklin, William F. Buckley are the guests in this TV special, “Woody Allen Looks at 1967.” The opening title sequence is 10 times too long for today’s audience. Allen’s opening monologue as a weird long joke about a hate crime. Aretha Franklin performs a couple of songs, including “Respect,” Liza […]
“What’s your handle, creep?” “Don’t tell us to move to another channel!” “You sound like you’re dying… why don’t you go ahead and drop dead!” Trolling was alive and well on CB radios in the 1960s, as these vintage South Philly conversations from 1969 prove.
Miles McDermott is a modern-day millennial hepcat from Phoenix who has set up the most impressive 1960-vintage pad I’ve seen outside of a soundstage.
Bamboo has lots of uses beyond just being panda food. Things like bikes, roads, scaffolding, and musical instruments are made from the fast-growing grass. But unless you are participating in a tropical-themed LARP, you probably wouldn’t want a shirt made from bamboo stalks. So why do bamboo bed sheets make any sense? Because yarn extracted from […]
If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]