Quartier Latin in Berlin. Rose Bonbon in Paris. Hammersmith Palais in London. Some of the most iconic punk and rock clubs of the 80s and 90s are remembered by patrons and musicians, juxtaposed with shots of what they became after closing.
Bonus video: an edit of Last Man in Hammersmith Palais, outlining the venue's storied history.
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In September 2015, Piers Morgan interviewed John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) for a one hour special. Lydon was smart, funny, and very entertaining.
He was entertaining when Tom Snyder interviewed him in 1980, but in an entirely different way:
Someone with more editing skills than me should make a video of the old and new Lydon having conversation with himself.
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Remember when MAD magazine was still making fun of hippies well into the late 1970s? Dangerous Minds' gallery of stock photos of punks going wild in streets has a similar vibe.
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We are thrilled to announce that our friend Coop
, famous rock poster illustrator and fine artist, is joining us at our Weekend of Wonder
extravaganza, September 18-20 in Riverside, California.
Cindy Wilson, founding member of
, has recently been performing with Glenn Phillips and his band at small venues in the Atlanta area. In this clip, she performs the classic song Hero Worship
from the B's eponymous first album
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Photo courtesy Mongolian "Uukhai" Skateboarding Association
[Video Link: "The Uukhai Documentary," dir. Odmandakh Bataa]
Michelle Borok is a culture-blogger from Los Angeles who has expatriated to Mongolia, where she is raising a family. She shares word of a really cool project there that could use your help:
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This new film by Uukhai, a Mongolian skateboarding association, sheds intimate, honest and unpretentious light on a growing community in Ulaanbaatar. The video features interviews with skaters involved with the organization, and tons of footage of street skating shot this summer.