Was at an event with media-design crazies who work all day online, who were explaining their methods and motions to a crowd of about 40 UX fascinateds. The panelists mentioned Medium a number of times (with notes about its shortcomings as a source of information). So I told my whole story about Medium and my “How I Capture Rapture” piece and how they stopped paying people.
Did I say who I was? No.
Did I name this blog? No.
Sure hope this is (Old) Beauty Mud.
Thanks for the big, unexpected spike in looks and reads about Chris Stein’s photos and the heyday of Blondie.
Image of one of the world’s greatest guitarists as a youngster:
Digging through boxes again this PM, I came across an 11X14 photo of Patti Smith cutting up in concert. Must have been something the Boston Phoenix was discarding — they would chuck old photos on occasion when storage space got too tight. It’s a marvelous shot and is captioned “Patti Smith at Jazz Workshop — Jan. 9, 1976”
And then, lo!, I discovered that the show was recorded as an easily available and not expensive bootleg! —
Guess what I’ve already ordered …
Just don’t sit there with your face hanging out — have some fun:
Check out Jerry Schatzberg’s “Personality” photos. (The LaVerne Baker is my favorite — she could be glamorous, sure, but this is the bad mammajammer you did NOT want to cross.)