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Hollywood Streets, 1979-1983

I discovered punk, via Rodney on the Roq, in 1978. Photographer turned lab tech Matt Sweeney discovered Hollywood in 1979. These are some facinating photos from a time frame that I too was hanging out in Hollywood, going to shows and hanging out on Melrose (when it was cool, whippersnappers!) Read more...


New Yorker Opens Up Archives

If you read this blog you are OBVIOUSLY a super sophisticated MENSA member (I heard that eyeroll) so you will be interested in this list complied by The Awl of the articles you should read from the newly opened New Yorker archive. Hurry as it may be closed soon! Read more...

"That Was the Pull of the Gay Life".

The Awl has an interesting first person piece from a gay man who came of age in NYC in the 60s and 70s. Not to spoil it, but sex, hustlers, sex, rough trade, sex, rinse and repeat. Read more...

Friend of Dorothy (Parker), Who Knew?!

Queerty has a buzzfeed-y list of historical LA gay places. I wish the Garden of Allah still existed... Read more...

Do You Want to See K-Stew in Drag?

I did not think I would either, but she does a good job and is actually emotive, something she is not when dressed as a laydee. Read more...

Best Doc about L.A. finally coming out on DVD

"Los Angeles Plays Itself" is finally going to be released on DVD this fall, after 10 years of only being able to see it here and there on YouTube or film festivals. YAY! Read more...

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