#BornThisDay: Actor, Jean Seberg

November 13, 1938- Jean Seberg. What makes a person a Gay Icon? Glamour, flamboyance, power over adversity, androgyny? Gay Icons are sometimes tragic, sometimes martyred ... See the Rest

Flashback 1979: Nico Performs “Genghis Khan” on French Television

The relentlessly gloomy former Warhol starlet performed her medieval lamentation “Genghis Khan” on French television in June of 1978. I honor of her death 26 years ago today, let's listen to her moan along to her beloved harmonium below. ... See the Rest

Flashback 1967: Warhol Takes Chelsea Girls To Cannes

Ultra Violet, Viva, Susan Bottomly (International Velvet), Nico and Andy Warhol on the beach at Cannes. From See the Rest

Tune for Today: Nico Sings “New York New York”

Writes Dangerous Minds' Marc Campbell: "It isn’t until halfway through this experimental film clip [Mr Dead and Mrs Free] that we encounter the formidable See the Rest

Flashback 1961: Nico Photographed by Jerry Schatzberg

I'd always heard that the Warhol superstar had been a model before her Velvet Underground days, but I had never seen any pictures until now. I'm so used to seeing her with ... See the Rest

Flashback: Bananas!

(via histrionicenlightenment) ... See the Rest

Nico covers Whitney?

The creepy-but-compelling Warhol Superstar died the year after Whitney Houston released "I Wanna Dance With Somebody," so it's entirely possible that she recorded this hair-raising version. I don't know if it's real or not, but you need to watch it. Alone. In the dark. After ... See the Rest

The Factory Files: Andy and Nico

Andy Warhol and Nico as Robin and Batman, 1967. (via Pic of the Gay) ... See the Rest