For reasons I cannot fully articulate, even to myself, one of my favorite things ever in life is the (relatively) little-known 1965 French-Italian film,
Here’s something I didn’t know about: that time when Wendy O. Williams guest starred on MacGyver!? The episode aired on November 5th, 1990.
A homeless child on the streets of Dapitan city in the Philippines entertains tourists with his genius for math.
As someone who used to be a costume designer, I find these images of Victorians in their finest costume threads intriguing.
As for who discovered Konrad, I believe that honor belongs to Mike Ascherman, one of the mostly east coast vinyl collectors who coalesced around their interest in psych records in the early 1980s, gradually expanding the search to embrace all manner of private press and outsider music, psychedelic or otherwise.
Obviously this video was made from a mishmash of different footage and Juggalo documentaries like American Juggalo.
Difficult to find and never released on home video, National Lampoon’s first TV outing for HBO from 1978 is great!
This is what happens when you put a cheeseburger in hydrochloric acid. Or as we all have some hydrochloric acid “churning about” inside of us, this is how we more or less digest our food.
Yesterday I was listening to a Glen Campbell greatest hits collection (The Capitol Years 65/77, the one compiled by Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs, it’s excellent) and in the liner notes, it mentions that Campbell sang and played guitar on a Gary Usher-produced single called “My World
This Game of Thrones Season 4 blooper reel was just screened at San Diego Comic-Con and it’s rather amusing to say the least.
Of all the people you might see on the cover of the National Examiner supermarket tabloid—Loretta Lynn, Michael Jackson, Honey Boo Boo, the Clintons and of course the Kardashian family—one face that you’d probably never expect to find there is that of junkie novelist William Burroughs, but there h
Mesmerizing animated sheet music for Miles Davis’ “So What” by Dan Cohen on YouTube. If I had seen something like this around when I was younger, it would have made piano lessons and learning to read music oh...
Nothing is quite so reassuring as proof that the neuroses of humanity remain historically unchanged.
There are lots of ways to have fun with Hawkwind albums, but one of the more wholesome is to pretend that the members of the band are real live outer space aliens.
So, did Stanley Kubrick fake the Moon landing? Well, that’s the proposition of William Kare’s documentary (mockumentary?
Anyone who has read Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel Dune will have pondered on the inspiration for the book’s fictional spice melange—supposedly the most valuable commodity in the universe.
Woe betide those who might cling to the dreams of their youth. You want financial security? Pffft. A rich social life?
English occultist Aleister Crowley wasn’t merely a poet, painter, mountain climber and the Great Beast 666, he was also an aspiring chef, his specialty apparently being lethally hot curries.
Photo via Ain’t It Cool I was a little apprehensive when I heard there was going to be an Alfred Hitchcock action figure.
John and I wrote “She’s Leaving Home together.” It was my inspiration. We’d seen a story in the newspaper about a young girl who’d left home and not been found, there were a lot of those at the time, and that was enough to...