Fashion Flashback 1969: Photos of SoCal High School Life

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It's a sunshine day!  in 1969 by LIFE photographer Arthur Schatz. NOT, as Dangerous Minds points out, pics from last year's Coachella, although who can really tell. "Aside from the plastic surgery," they say, "not much has changed…" Check out the pics below. ... See the Rest

Step Aside, Brendan Jordan: Bobby Banas Is the Best Scene-Stealing Boy Dancer of All Time

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You'll see what I mean. On this old episode of The Judy Garland Show, lead dancer Bobby Banas (who first shot to fame as Joyboy in West Side Story) just LETS LOOSE while dancing to "The Nitty Gritty." His exuberant little dance is one for the ages. He's still around, too. And on Facebook! (via Billy Beyond) ... Watch Now

Flashback 1963: Bette Davis on Gender Roles

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A 1963 interview with Bette Davis is animated (BRILLIANTLY) in the latest installment of PBS's Blank on Blank, which combines old interviews with famous people and new animations. Says Bette about the difference between men and women: "I think men have got to change an awful lot. I think somehow they still prefer the little woman... I think ... Watch Now

Hey Daddy-O, Peep This 1962 Pilot for Suzuki Beane

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Fascinating unaired pilot from the early '60s about a little girl growing up in a family of Greenwhich Village beatniks. Desilu Studios adapted the popular children’s book Suzuki – a satire of Kay Thompson’s Eloise series – into a TV pilot, which ultimately did not find a sponsor. This shortened version eventually aired with another recycled pilot ... Watch Now

Vintage Gay Pulp Covers from the ’50s to the ’80s

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A treasure trove of (often hilarious) gay pulp fiction novels from the '50s to the '80s after the jump. (via SissyDude)     From University of Massachusetts: As a result of a series of court cases, by the mid-1960s the U.S. post office could no longer interdict books that contained homosexuality. Gay writers were eager to ... See the Rest

Auction Alert! Photos of Fabulous ’50s-Era Transvestites from the Photographic Archives of Robert Swope and Michael Hurst

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Wright Auction House presents "Casa Susanna: A Photographic Archive from the Collection of Robert Swope and Michel Hurst" at auction in Chicago on October 30th. The collection, comprised of 340 photographs never before offered at auction, provides "a glimpse into a time and place, revealing a world once forgotten." That means gorgeous snapshots ... See the Rest

Harry Hair Watch: Harry Styles’ Nutty New ‘Do


Gotta keep changing with the times, of course, because the times they keep a-changing. And Harry Styles' hair style has evolved again. The whooshy bangs are long forgotten. These days he's onto a hippie/folk rock vibe, somewhere between Keith Richards, The Lovin' Spoonful and... female entertainment reporter? Check it out after the jump. (via ... See the Rest

15 Best Movie Party Scenes

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Growing up in dreary old Michigan, my idea of adulthood was always the party scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. That’s the life I longed for. That’s the world I belonged in. I lived vicariously through cinematic party scenes back then, still do. A good party scene makes the movie. I've included my favorites in this list of the 15 best movie party ... See the Rest