Tag Archives: UCLA

Notes from the Early Web Underground

I appreciated Jon Udell‘s tweet the other day tracking a quarter century of making websites. In fact, it oddly coincided with the final stretch of my re-watching of The Sopranos —a lockdown past time turned obsession. It’s 25 years this … Continue reading

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IMPs of Internet History at UCLA

On Wednesday I saw this tweet from Miriam Posner announcing that one of the pioneer developers of the internet, Leonard Kleinrock, was going to lead her students on a tour of the site at UCLA where the internet came to … Continue reading

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Emma Mae, UCLA, and the L.A. Rebellion

Last night Alan Levine and I went to the Alamo Draft House on 6th street in Austin, Texas to see Emma Mae (1976) (a.k.a. Black Sister’s Revenge), ostensibly a run-of-the-mill Blaxploitation film—though truth be told there is nothing run-of-the-mill about … Continue reading

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Los Angeles, Jabberjaw, Unwound

Pretty trippy, I just found the following video of Unwound (the 1990s noise band) playing at LA’s post-punk mecca Jabberjaw. And, I’m pretty sure I was at this show. Must have been 1994 or 1995, and seeing this brings on … Continue reading

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