above: a rave flyer from San Francisco, early 1990s.
Monthly Archives: August 2012
80 Blocks From Tiffanys
80 Blocks From Tiffanys is a 1979 documentary by Gary Weis following the lives of two gangs in the South Bronx, the Savage Nomads and Savage Skulls.
Ten years ago, most Ugandan teens had never heard of skateboarding.
Madonna Bar Mitzvah
On March 14, 1992, Shaun Sperling stepped up to the bimah, read from the sacred torah, and completed his bar mitzvah, thus becoming a man according to Jewish custom.
1980s sass-a-tude! Rows of Philly brick houses and endless summer friendships.
Pussy Riots Everywhere
Three members of girl band Pussy Riot have been sentenced to two years in jail for reciting an anti-Putin “Punk Prayer” to the Virgin Mary last February at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral.
A documentary on the day in the life of an Eton College boy circa 1991.
Shocking Pink was a feminist zine put out by a collective of young women in London.
In 1976, George Plemper took a position teaching science at a school in Thamesmead, London.
Welcome to Wildwood, NJ.
Wildwood, NJ. 1994. Filmmakers Carol Weaks/Cassidy and Ruth Leitman took to the shore of “the last great American blue-collar carnival town” and documented the Jersey girls in all their glory.