Archive for the ‘body image’ Category

A Celebration

August 24, 2007

Los Razos, originally uploaded by Vidalia.

What does the image of the band have in common with the gorgeous portrait below?


breeze, originally uploaded by Tundrabuni.

And what do they have to do with a celebration?

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Un Chien Andalou (1929)

August 14, 2007

Lola is on brief hiatus. Meanwhile on the list of the ten best things in life, up ahead of your kids and wife, surrealist movies gotta rate about number three.
Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Link

Watch the famous surrealistic movie short by Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel.
Run Time 16 minutes

“Got me a movie
I want you to know
Slicing up eyeballs
I want you to know
Girlie so groovy
I want you to know
Don’t know about you
But I am un Chien Andalusia”

The Pixies – ‘Debaser’

For more information about Un Chien Andalou, see:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Un_chien_andalou

Americana – Do them foreigners “get it”…

August 10, 2007

better than we do?

Let’s take a look at Rockabilly around the world.

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Are You Popular?

August 9, 2007

Are You Popular?

A “social guidance” film from post-war America, brought to you by the Prelinger Archives.

I remember these films from school. Everyone I knew laughed at these things. Laughed? “Shrieked” would be a more apt description.

One can only ponder how they might have been an influence on the beat and hippie movement.