E.O.F. STYLE IDOL: Peter Beard {Into the Wild}

HALF BYRON / HALF TARZAN – Bob  Colacello on Beard in “Holy Terror” + {b, 1938} Who wouldn’t want to be Peter Beard ? The “wayward wasp” from New York City was born to wealth, coming from an aristocratic family (his great grandfather founded the Great Northern Railway in 1857; his grandfather, Pierre Lorillard III, a…

Commercial Break: Seventies Style Orgy – “Baba Yaga” (1973)

Perhaps its the fashion photographer protagonist . . . or maybe the sexy 1970s set decor; most definitely attribute the funky score by Piero Umiliani (you know him – “Mah NĂ  Mah NĂ ”), as well as the brilliant presence of film legend, Carroll Baker (“The Watcher in the Woods“, “Babydoll“), and those quirky illustrations that appear,…

+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: “My Only Love” by Roxy Music

Bad Ass Bryan Ferry  + These guys are legends, and their music echoes like the voice of a lost memory. Dreams, and fantasy, illusion, and grandeur – these are all summoned by their music. Formed in 1971, Roxy Music lives on today as one of the most popular bands there have ever been, and were…

{STYLE WISE} Invoking Jim Morrison . . .

For the last while we’ve been a little obsessed, or encouraged, by Jim Morrison’s ghost. You cannot deny this guy has style. Ever since the teenage years (weird to say), there’s been a fascination with this bit of a God. An idol in all respects…I had one of my very first writing gigs doing a…

Rebel Without a Cause: The Exploits of Patricia Hearst

“Around 9 o’clock in the evening on February 4, 1974, there was a knock on the door of apartment #4 at 2603 Benvenue Street in Berkeley, California. In burst a group of men and women with their guns drawn. They grabbed a surprised 19-year-old college student named Patty Hearst, beat up her fiancĂ©, threw her…

CREEPY ASS SANTA PHOTOGRAPHS!

Not much more to be said about this one . . . Check out this collection of rather peculiar Santas that would make any right-minded kid quiver. Don’t trust the man behind the beard! Who is the man behind the beard, anyway?? + Keep your children close . . . and your Santas even closer!…