Monthly Archives: December 2008

cute band alert

Martha and the Vandellas.

bonus heatwaves!

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santa claus

Nicholas Ray in Santa Claus costume.

vintage jam (manufactured imposter edition)

Acts like Massive Attack and Portishead at one time had a lot to answer for. While they were between LPs, a batch of imitators were ready to stand in for them. This was at a time when the American music industry was trying to convince a mostly uninterested public that “electronica” was the next big thing. That never happened but a few of these trip hop and drum and bass acts made it big-ish for a few months circa 1997. With a terrible name like The Sneaker Pimps, a lack of career longevity should be expected. They made a minor splash though with this song.

nine seven shit

who’s a man that we admire

Because I noticed the other day that my local Hollywood Video for some reason has two copies of Buffalo Bill and the Indians: filmmaker, director of both Lillian Gish and Lindsay Lohan and a man who thought nothing of skinning up in front of a world leader, Robert Altman.

the decorative sex

The Tenant

Isabelle Adjani in the Tenant.

the big scene

And in her big scene with Klaus Kinski in Nosferatu.

apple promo

UPDATE: Weird. Magic Alex was in the news yesterday.

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