Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{MAILA NURMI & ELVIS PRESLEY GOOFING OFF} When we say the name Maila Nurmi, you might not know who the fuck we are talking about. What if we were to say, Vampira? Of course! Our current climate is so influenced and inspired by her delightful darkness, gothic glamour, and overall irreverence to almost everything! Oh,…Read more Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{STYLE WISE} Wild for Kicks! ‘Beat Girl’Est Tres Chic!

From the cusp of 1960's culture came a film documenting wild teen tomfoolery and squaller.  Daughter of local divorced architect father, was born Jenny; an impressionably sexy young woman who falls into the towns scene of beatnik culture and electric youth. When Jenny's divorced father Paul marries a Parisian woman named Nichole, Jenny's distaste for the…Read more {STYLE WISE} Wild for Kicks! ‘Beat Girl’Est Tres Chic!

Bullet Breasts and Beatnik Poetry, “High School Confidential” with Phillipa Fallon

Sometimes you can just wake up in the mood for some Beatnik poetry. We want to hear that wa-dee-ya cry from that broken saxophone on the dusty radio . . .the wisha-wish-washish from the pipe in my basement sink . . . that shining reverie from that crusty Madonna posing as some telephone operator on…Read more Bullet Breasts and Beatnik Poetry, “High School Confidential” with Phillipa Fallon

E.O.F. {Anti} Style Idol: Jack Kerouac [Jack is Back!]

"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion." -Jack Kerouac Every time style blogs or fashion mags bring up Jack Kerouac, they can't seem to go past exploring his style choices with completely superficial mindsets. What would Jack Kerouac wear today? Where would he shop? Here's where,…Read more E.O.F. {Anti} Style Idol: Jack Kerouac [Jack is Back!]

Music Minute: Le Temps de l’Amour – Françoise Hardy (1965)

Here's just a tiny taste of one of our favourite Parisian songstress of all-time.  The great Françoise Hardy is known for so much more than just her fantastic voice and smooth 60s style. According to her wikipedia page her credits reach from singer/actress and notes her as a Astrologist (so you better believe we'd be a fan).  Surely…Read more Music Minute: Le Temps de l’Amour – Françoise Hardy (1965)

Harrison Hops for Yoko! And takes a jab at McCartney from the Grave??

We do love our bold spoken hippie dippy style sister Yoko Ono, but truth be told, the tension between her and the Beatles was apparent.   We know she and John we're all about Bed Peace and Worldly Brotherhood, so it's funny to see-easy going George Harrison jumping out of his seat when he hears the…Read more Harrison Hops for Yoko! And takes a jab at McCartney from the Grave??

Music Minute: “We’re all Water”- Yoko Ono (1971-72)

This music minute was brought to our attention by one of our friends, and the second we heard Yoko Ono's iconic cry, we knew we had a Music Minute on our hands.  We love strong artistic women who aren't afraid to speak their mind.  Queen of the Lucid Dream, the track "We're all water" truly…Read more Music Minute: “We’re all Water”- Yoko Ono (1971-72)