“Progressive, liberated women were clearly so frightening one hundred years ago that equating them to undead, bloodthirsty creatures borne of Satan didn’t seem so unusual.” – The Bowery Boys on Theda Bara and other early 1900s “vampire” women.
We really hope the Patti Smith Golden Age we’re living in lasts a hundred years. Dangerous Minds dug up two new videos of her that you’re going to like.
Love songs from around Brooklyn.
Levi Asher at Lit Kicks talks Robert Caro.
“While he may have made a mess of his marital life in the 1980s, he has never made a mess of his neckwear.” – The Chap on the Prince of Wales who is to host the inaugural London Men’s Fashion Collection at St James’s Palace.