happy new year from the doors, los angeles, california, 1969… 40 years ago! what?!
photo by henry diltz; for purchase at morrison hotel gallery.
Filed under: i was born in the wrong decade, i'm serious, jim morrison, music
“oh, don’t ask why… oh, don’t ask why…”
the doors perform at the kongresshalle, frankfurt, westdeutschland, 1968.
it’s really amazing how jim would writhe around on stage. on video, it’s absolutely breathtaking…. it looks like he’s actually possessed. i’ve loved these photos since i was 15, but i only want to look at them in this order – as if he’s getting up, not sinking down to the floor. dramatic, nonetheless.
“for.. if.. we don’t find… the next whiskey bar,
i tell you we must die… i tell you we must die…
i tell you, i tell you, i tell you we must die!”
richard avedon photographs sophia loren, new york, 1966.
fishers island win.
harrison ford as “detective john book” in witness, 1985.
dressed as a cop, then as an amish man. sexy as both.
a young viggo mortensen, as an amish sidekick, in witness, 1985.
this is now officially one of my favorite movies.
for all of my christian / “i’m-an-atheist-but-still-do-christmas” friends,
“santa school” – photo by a. eisenstaedt, 1961, from the LIFE image archives.
“they keep saying that sea levels are rising an’ all this. it’s not to do with the icebergs melting; it’s because there’s too many fish in it. get rid of some of the fish and the water will drop. simple. basic science.”
– the one, the only karl pilkington, this blog’s namesake.
so, basically, grizzly bears are cuter/brown, and black bears sort of look like baloo.
david bowie for america’s libraries!