they don't call me splooge mcduck for nothing
April 26, 2012
April 24, 2012
A British soldier “shakes hands” with a kitten on a snowy bank, Neulette, 1917
April 22, 2012
Sampat Pal Devi and members of the Pink Sari Gang
The Pink Sari Gang, or Gulabi (pink) Gang, is a group of several hundred vigilante women in India, committed to protecting women against social malpractice, corrupt administrators, and abusive husbands.
April 20, 2012
“I Only Have Eyes For You” by Beck
Originally by Harry Warren & Al Dubin
There are songs from the past that just never age. “I Only Have Eyes for You” is one of those songs for me. It was originally recorded in 1934, but found like again in 50’s and 60’s through covers from Peggy Lee and later The Flamingos (the most popular version). In the late 90’s it was featured in one of my personal favorite episodes of Joss Whedon’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and now it’s being featured in Doug Aitken “Song 1” art installation for the Hirshhorn Museum in which he’s asked 6 artists to contribute covers of the song. Beck, being the most notable of those artists (others inclube No Age, Devendra Banhart, and High Places), also turns in the most traditional, and in turn, gorgeous, cover. Give it a spin (or head over to Pitchfork to hear all six) and get lost in the haunting, gorgeous, doo wop, pop gem that still feels fresh, but also lost in time. Highest recommendation.
- Has been played 2,667 times.
April 16, 2012
April 13, 2012