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5th September '16 0 1419

The Bogus Magazine Story That Gave Birth To Saturday Night Fever

The June 7, 1976 issue of New York Magazine featured the story Tribal Rights of Saturday Night. Nik Cohn had an insight into a new youth culture. He introduced us to Vincent, the "Ultimate Face"...

4th September '16 0 1505

Only The Dead Know Brooklyn: Irwin Klein's 'Bensonhoist' Color Views of Brooklyn (1972-1974)

"In one of Irwin’s last letters to me, his brother, he mentioned how he enjoyed a short story, Only the Dead Know Brooklyn by Thomas Wolfe. Irwin also said he was working on a new volume of slides using that same title."

3rd September '16 0 1989

Oh Venice Then! Oh Venice Empty! A Glorious Day Out In 1961

Oh Venice then! Oh Venice empty! No ghastly megalith cruise ships, no Disneyland fake Carnival, no jester’s hats, no masks...

2nd September '16 0 766

John Coltrane’s Notes For A Love Supreme And Miles Davis' God-Given Gift

"I gave him [a] soprano saxophone…and he started playing it. I could already hear the effect it would have on his tenor saxophone playing, how it would revolutionize it..."

1st September '16 0 3795

Accidental Mysteries And Curious Feet: A Collection of Found Photos

"I am John Foster, and I collect things. Objects. I collect art by people whose names are well known. And objects whose makers are unknown..."

31st August '16 0 662

Bookstalls On Farringdon Road 1966

Libby Hall shares these great pictures of bookstalls on London's Farringdon Road in 1966....

30th August '16 0 578

An 11-Year-Old Martin Scorsese Draws Storyboards For The Eternal City (1953) And Silence

When he was 11 years old, Martin Scorsese (born November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City) drew this storyboard for a Roman epic, The Eternal City...

30th August '16 0 601

The Men Who Ran The Burlington Route - June 1965

It's great set of retro office pictures. Not a computer in sight!...

26th August '16 0 1148

Kodachrome Slides Of A Family At San Francisco's Golden Gate Exposition (1939)

These Kodachrome slides were purchased at an estate sale in Oakland, California. They show a family out at the 1939 Golden gate International Exposition at Treasure Island....

25th August '16 0 951

Waiting to Leave: Portraits At LAX's Airplane Landing View Point (1982)

In 1982 John King took a trip to a scarred empty lot right next to the runway at LAX. The place is now called Airplane Landing View