After quitting The East Village Other, John takes Art Kunkin up on an offer to manage editorial at the LA Free Press. Featuring Frank Zappa, Eve Babitz, Marcel Duchamp, and a phone cameo with Charles Bukowski. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
From an ongoing biography of John Wilcock, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall. (See previous Boing Boing posts)
"The Psychedelic Experience" is a beautiful short film created by San Francisco art teacher Jean Mayo and filmmaker Allan Willis in 1965. It includes contributions from Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner, and music from Ravi Shankar. The film won a prize at the San Francisco film festival that year, but caused such a big controversy because… READ THE REST
I feel sorry for any child that was forced to listen to this eerie audiobook about what happens when people die. I also wonder if the narrator was high on drugs. As gospel music plays in the background, he compares watching someone die to watching a ship slowly disappear into the distance as it fades… READ THE REST
Japan's Toho Studios is best known for producing giant monster movies like Godzilla. Its 1962 movie Gorath has a giant walrus monster, but it seems like an obligatory cameo because it has little to do with the movie. The true monster in the film is Gorath, a giant planetoid that is heading straight for Earth. Gorath, directed… READ THE REST
For any sales-driven team, turning leads into closed deals is the name of the game. To satisfy your clients and drive more business, you've got to be fast, functional, and always improving your proposals. It also helps if you have the right tools to show you what's working and what isn't. Sizle Pro Presentation &… READ THE REST
What do hangnails, spoiled milk, and overbearing mother-in-laws all have in common? None of them are half as annoying as a failing Wi-Fi signal that cuts your online streaming session short right in the middle of an important scene. Nobody deserves weak Wi-Fi in their own home, whether you're listening to music, streaming content, or… READ THE REST
Before we had access to drones, aerial videography and photography were really left to the professionals, or at least those who could afford the right equipment. But with superior tools, like the Phantom DJI Drone, taking breathtaking shots is completely possible — as long as you know what you're doing, that is. Whether it's content… READ THE REST