{STYLE WISE} Jake Gittes, “Chinatown” (1974)

Man with Knife: You’re a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh?¬†You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses . . . + The scene almost comes out of nowhere, but its an integral piece of the puzzle in what is arguably one of the best…

“But Love Most” E.O.F. Exclusive Original Poem by Greta Bellamacina

But Love Most by Greta Bellamacina I can stand inside of you¬† Inside your cotton field, as fine as Chinese tea. ¬† Your memories transform my internal eye In depths of frost, deeper than wood. ¬† Your ring eyes are the tires to this upwards prize.¬† This is you, the spindle and the lifelong.¬† ¬†…

{Monday Music Minute} Annette Hanshaw’s “Pagan Love Song”

Known as “The Personality Girl”, Annette Hanshaw was a popular chanteuse of the 1920s who brought a modern spirit to the classic ingenue. She was signed with Pathe records, and later married label executive Herman Rose, effectively retiring from entertainment altogether. While for many years it was believed the actress had begun her singing career…

Music Minute: “Egyptian Shumba” by The Tammys

Word on the street is The Tammy’s are regarded as one of Girl Group history’s greatest treasures. You may not have heard of them, but you’re not to blame, as this is just one of their remarkable gems they managed to leave behind for us all to hear. In fact, this single was all but…

MONDAY {MUSIC MINUTE}: “Dance of the Knights” by Prokofiev

This piece from the 1930s, entitled “Dance of the Knights”, is a piece from Prokofiev’s score for a ballet version of Shakespeare’s famous work “Romeo + Juliet”. The piece has since been used hundreds of times over in film, television, fashion, and music. Bands including The Smiths, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Tears for Fears, and…

MONDAY {MUSIC MINUTE}: The Sphinxs, “Both Die” !

{Photo by¬†YOSH Photography} ¬†Good Morning Friends, Fiends, Fans, and Follwers!¬† Is there more perfect a Monday morning than this for a wicked musical pick me up? You’ve grabbed your coffee by now, I hope, so now it’s time to get to the shimmying and shaking before your boss catches on that you look a little…

Music Minute: “The Mad Scientist” by The Zanies

Straight from soundtracks of¬†teen¬†and¬†biker¬†movies of the past, we stumbled onto this delight by ‘The Zanies’. ¬†Sounding completely wrapped and psychotic, we were impressed by the catchy piano plunking, and crazed laughter which we can completely relate to. “Boy, is he nuts!” And you better believe here at the Eye of Faith, the madder the science,…