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We Buy White Albums
We Buy White Albums

Rutherford Chang has created a project which has kind of fascinated a few of us Beatles freaks and record geeks of late, I thought I’d pass on some information about his endeavor to amass as many copies of The Beatles White Album as he can! He’s created a sort of record store/exhibit where folks can […]

REASSESSING magical mystery tour
REASSESSING magical mystery tour

Finally got BluRay hooked up and watched Magical Mystery Tour + extras which I thought all great. Hadn’t seen it since some screening in college. It mines every avant camera technique fr 60s (looks like Mekas or Brakhage at times) back to Melies, and it’s context, really, is the pre-Beatles UK-all these goofy old stage+screen […]

Every Nuclear Explosion since 1945
Every Nuclear Explosion since 1945

My friend Fred sent me this amazing film, made by Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto, a time lapse of the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the Manhattan Project’s “Trinity” test near Los Alamos and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in May of 1998 (This leaves out North Korea’s […]

First Space Walk
First Space Walk

In 1965 Leonov was the first man who performs e.v.a. Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov, Soviet/Russian cosmonaut who, on 18 March 1965, became the first human to walk in space. The craft was the Voskhod 2 spacecraft. Launch date: March 18, 1965. The mission consisted of two cosmonauts: Pilot Pavel Belyayev and co-Pilot Alexei Leonov. This mission […]

paul & john 1968
paul & john 1968

hey–reading Pattie Boyd’s book that i still have of yrs—really enjoying it, actually–didn’t think I would after Suze Rotolo’s, which was a snooze… but it’s really fun. this pic of paul and john from 1968 really says it all for me about how their relationship probably was around that time–john starting to brood, go mean […]