{DIVA WARS} Raquel Welch vs. Mae West

  We've been getting thoroughly entertained by these "Diva on Diva" videos by Clippety on YouTube, and this one is a real interesting treat. Two icons of sex and beauty brought together for 1970s camp classic "Myra Breckinridge" based on the controversial novel by the iconic Gore Vidal. The film, like the novel, broke many …

Music Minute: Krzysztof Komeda “Rosemary’s Baby Interlude”

“A chance to sit quietly and find out who you are; where you've been and where you're going.” -Ira Levin, Rosemary's Baby {published in 1967}   I called this an interlude because of its sauntering sweet nature between the high stakes and drama that is"Rosemary's Baby". Polanski's iconic film had many claiming he had beckoned the …

Music Minute: “Penumbra” by Bobby Beausoleil and the Freedom Orchestra

Bobby Beausoleil has a bit of a bad rep. Bad rep could be an understatement, but it's true. It never helps to be friends with Charles Manson, or get caught up in a war against society,  but its sad to have this overshadow some of his greater achievements, like music. It goes without saying that he …

E.O.F. Presents + THE SACRED ORDER OF THE GOLDEN DAWN +

 AMINUS FACIT NOBILEM. {"The Spirit Makes The Human Noble."} Getting ready for school or work, you might have noticed that day by day you are submitting to any number of rituals. Whether it's washing your face or prepping for your day at the mirror, all these little things add up to make the recipe for …

Nixon’s 1968 “Together” Campaign

Nixon's 1968 ad campaign, famously entitled "Together", appeared on the last episode of AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday. We found ourself as inspired and provoked by the campaign as Don Draper seemed to be as he flicked through images playing on the T.V. screen.     Something definitely clicked with its simple message and use …

Commercial Break: I Married A Witch (1942)

Well well well, Halloweens nearly here.  Just around the corner!  And we feel as if we cannot get ahead on posting all the spooky ghoulish goodies that we'd love to bring to our readers.  Today we renounce the horror of Halloween and reflect on a time back in the 1940s, we know our retro readers …