All I Really Care About Is Don & Peggy. Who Ever Put This Together! Genius.
Here is a link to a piece that I was ‘required’ to release immediately, by virtue of the impending legal deadline. I love being able to reach people directly, but in an ideal scenario, I would not have to rush the release of new music… but the message is still there. In light of…
Josephine Baker hanging out with her pet cheetah in 1931. The cheetah’s name? Chiquita. Photo: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS.
“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.” ~ Ella Fitzgerald, born 96 years ago today in Newport News, Virginia. In this photo, she is performing at Mr. Kelly’s nightclub in Chicago in 1958. Photo by Yale Joel//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.
No matter who you are, you fucking wave at a toddler saying “bye”
this made me smile the entire time. i love how most of the people who waved were men. also, i really want to do this one day as an adult. theyd probably think i was psychotic.
Nina Simone would have turned 80 years old today. Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, North Carolina, she changed her name to Nina Simone (“Nina” meaning “little one” and “Simone” after the actress Simone Signoret) after she began singing in bars early in her career, something her Methodist minister mother none too subtly referred to as “working in the fires of hell.” This photo I am sharing today is my favorite of Ms. Simone, a stunning shot by Pittsburgh photography icon Charles “Teenie” Harris, circa 1965.
Garance Doré: Pardon My French/Costanza on Beauty (by garancedore)
Mad Men - April 14th! So excited!