Happy Halloween all y’all!


“When they feel very content they purr towards each other, and the ones we raised would purr to us.”

One of over 400 new species of animals and plants found in the Amazon rainforest over the past four years.

 

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Sunday Classic of Love

A weekly appreciation of classic film and television soundtracks.

Morphine with “Mile High” from the Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead soundtrack.


Reboot, She Wrote

According to Deadline, NBC is looking to revive Murder, She Wrote. In related news, it’s Friday, so here’s a classic mashup for your audio pleasure.

 

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Hard Art: DC 1979 – Photos from the early days of D.C. hardcore

Lucian Perkins’ photo book Hard Art: DC 1979 documents four early punk and hardcore shows in Washington DC in 1979.

In 1979, a soon-to-erupt punk scene took hold in Washington, DC, with trailblazer bands  like the Bad Brains, Trenchmouth, Teen Idles, the Untouchables, and the Slickee Boys, among others. Lucian Perkins, later a Pulitzer Prize–winning photojournalist for The Washington Post, was then an intern who photographed several pivotal and electrifying shows. His now-iconic photos are complemented by punk rock musicians Alec MacKaye’s narrative and Henry Rollins’ essay.

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More photos here.

 

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Up, up and away

World View will fly you up to the edge of space in comfort beneath a giant helium balloon for $75k.

 

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Courtney Love’s autobiography published in December

Long-awaited Courtney Love autobiography finally has a publication date. The 400-page memoir will be published on 1 December.

“Nothing is off limits, not her relationship with Billy Corgan and Trent Reznor, nor her engagement to Ed Norton,” said a spokesperson for the publisher, Macmillan. “While she doesn’t shy away from tales of excess, Courtney also goes deeper, offering unique insights into the modern rock culture she helped shape.”

 

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Photo: Paola Kudacki