Tag Archives: Summer of Love

Summer of Love: Sharks

Image credit: 126‘s “Great White Shark” While it’s September, any calendar following fool knows that Summer ain’t over for another couple of weeks, and what better way to reflect on one of the best Summer’s for me in a long … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Marvel Comics

While chatting Zach Davis the other day, and he pointed out he took a new tact to parenting with his daughter. No more boring ass kids’ books that pander to everyone’s cheapened sense of narrative, and generally mistake plot with … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Infocult

Culled from the ever great Infocult, which has been an almost daily reminder for the last five years that the internet has always been undead. And that’s why I love the Infocult, Bryan Alexander has consistently posted about, commented on, … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: 21 Great Stories

The Summer of Love has been sporadic since I’m giving most of my love off the internet this Summer. That noted, I wanted to follow-up my post about Frederick Wiseman’s High School with something a little less “SCHOOL IS DEATH!!!” … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: The 400 Blows

Just watched [[François Truffaut]]’s 1959 masterpiece [[The 400 Blows]] again tonight because I needed to be transported back to something else, something other, and few, if any, films can do it like this one. This may be one of the … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Bava’s Twitch of the Death Nerve

I recently saw the above movie poster for [[Mario Bava]]’s [[Twitch of the Death Nerve]] (1971), and I just love the whole sense of occasion created by the hysteria: “The first motion picture to require a face-to-face warning!” The exaggeration … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Montauk

It’s only appropriate I should kick of the official start of Summer with a Summer of Love post, and nothing symbolizes the Summer’s of year’s past like [[Montauk, NY|Montauk, New York]]. It sits on the extreme eastern tip of Long … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Sunglasses

It’s been almost twenty years since I last owned a pair of prescription glasses, and that pair was my only pair before the kickass aviators I purchased today. Fact is, glasses always seemed like a luxury to me, despite the … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Ray Harryhausen

What’s better than [[Ray Harryhausen]]’s stop-motion animation monsters? I’d say very few things in this world. And whenever I come across a clip of his animated art, I long for a moment of film that seemed to actually have a … Continue reading

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Summer of Love: Unwound

I love [[Unwound]]. In fact, I love them so much I actually travelled to Seattle from NYC in 2002 to catch their penultimate gig at the NW Asian Art Theatre as soon as I heard they were breaking up. I … Continue reading

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