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Being There

"It's for sure a white man's world in America. Look here: I raised that boy since
he was the size of a piss-ant. And I'll say right now, he never learned to read
and write. 107 more words

The Future Of Furniture

You be lookin’ groovy
In a sixties movie
Maybe tell the press you died
Little legend baby
Try your very best to hide
A green-tinted sixties mind…


It's Stevie Time!

I love me some Stevie Wonder. He’s actually coming to Boston soon but the tickets are a bit out of my price range so I won’t be attending (well, unless any of you wanna send me there!). 261 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

The getTV Mickey Rooney Blogathon: PULP (1972)

Preston Gilbert (Mickey Rooney), the old-time Hollywood actor whose gangster roles may have carried over into real life, arrives 40 minutes in to Mike Hodges’ 1972 neo- 738 more words

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Five Easy Pieces (1970), Bob Rafelson

Essentially a road movie that goes well into the past, Bob Rafelson’s 1970 Five Easy Pieces examines class relations in America through the eyes of a spoilt rebel, who is unsure whether to gurgle down beer in bowling alleys or sip wine with sophisticated and yet cold intellectuals. 870 more words

John Taylor, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler - Azimuth (1977)

In the late seventies vocalist Norma Winstone joined pianist John Taylor and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler to form the group AZIMUTH, which was described by Richard Williams of The Times as “one of the most imaginatively conceived and delicately balanced of all contemporary chamber jazz groups“. 47 more words