Archive for the ‘erotic’ Category

The Future Ain’t What it Used To Be

September 29, 2007

These movie clips from public expositions of seven decades past can be an eye opener. Social progress has gone in more than one direction in the intervening years.

1939-40 New York World’s Fair


Sally Rand's Nude Ranch
Salvador Dali’s topless swimsuit exhibit and nude “artist’s models” were among the New York World’s Fair responses to competition from the 1939 San Francisco Golden Gate Exhibition and Sally Rand’s Nude Ranch.


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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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William S. Burroughs’ TOWERS OPEN FIRE

August 20, 2007

Towers Open Fire
Photo montage uploaded by Bunaen

Towers Open Fire by Tony Balch and Bill Burroughs is often ignored in discussions of avant-garde film.

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Case in Point: Anna May Wong

August 15, 2007

anna_may_shaded, originally uploaded by Kung Fu Grip! Zine.

 

anna may wong 1, originally uploaded by silvernightingale.

 

Racism and sexism are simply institurionalized lies. Case in point – Anna May Wong.

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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