Dandy “Dracula” [an Ode to Ishioka]

“They say you are a man of good… taste. “ -Dracula, Bram Stoker’s Dracula As fore mentioned in our last post, we are developing quite the affinity for a certain dreamboat of the dark side, and it seems like more and more of the masses have also come under the dandy wrath of Dracula. With…

+STYLE IDOL+ Dennis Wilson {The Bad Beach Boy}

“They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn’t give it up for anything in the world. It won’t last forever, either. But the memories will.” -Dennis Wilson +++ This spring and summer we are all about¬†Dennis Wilson, the infamous bad boy and drummer of The Beach Boys….

{Music Minute} Ennio Morricone, “The Ecstacy of Gold”

Conjuring up all you Ennio Morricone fans out there. Every fan knows that this man’s music can make you soar – and if there isn’t one piece that can make one’s mind soar to the farthest reaches of imagination it’s this one. Makes for a great surge of power and might to kick ass out…

“STOKER” – The Life and Styles of the Rich and Sophisticated . . .

“Stoker” is one of those films that only come out once in a blue moon; when we’ve all done our chores, and said our blessings to the universe – then we get a film like “Stoker”. Complex, beautiful, provocative, wonderfully acted, great dialogue, and stylistically beyond are some words you could use to describe it,…

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day { May 13, 2013 }

Style Idol for All Time – MARLON BRANDO poses as Stanley K in “A Streetcar Named Desire” {circa. 1949/1950 } Marlon Wears: Black and White Oxford Brogues, Straight Leg Distressed Denim, Distressed White Cotton Wife Beater, and Jaunty Cap.¬† This is a photograph taken by Warner Bros before beginning production to test the looks for…

Music Minute: “Goodbye to Love” – The Carpenters (1972)

Composed by¬†Richard Carpenter¬†and¬†John Bettis, ¬†and fiirst released in 1972 on the “Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters” documentary; the song was ispired by a visit to¬†London,¬†where Richard saw an old¬†Bing Crosby¬†1940 film called¬†Rhythm on the River, where he noticed that they kept referring to the struggling songwriter’s greatest composition, “Goodbye to Love”. He says `You…

THE GREATEST CARS IN HOLLYWOOD HISTORY!

In our E.O.F. RULES, I mentioned how I came across a quote that said: “IMAGINATION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN KNOWLEDGE”, and while that may be true, I always think it is much more interesting to have a healthy balance of the two. If you can learn a little, while also stimulating the senses, you really…