Tune for Today: The Theme from Angie

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Best theme song EVER? Yes. Yes. Nothing else even comes CLOSE. "Let the time flow, let the love grow, let the rain shower, let the rose flower..."  GodDAMN, that's good stuff. Maureen McGovern's "Different Worlds" reached number 18 on the Pop charts and number one on the Adult Contemporary charts in 1979 and THE WORLD WAS NEVER THE SAME AGAIN. The ... Watch Now

Too Soon? Urban Outfitters Sells Fake Blood Splattered Sweatshirt from Kent State

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Urban Outfitters is selling faux-vintage "blood-splattered" Kent State sweatshirts, referencing the 1970 shooting that left four dead. (Random fun fact: My grandmother was Dean of Women's Colleges at Kent State at the time!). Kent State, predictably, found the gimmicky item to be in EXTREMELY poor taste. A University spokesperson responded ... See the Rest

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

Gay Board Games from the ’70s and ’80s

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Oh, the times we had! Remember the '70s? Playing "Twinkies & Trolls" with Paul Lynde and Randy from the Village People over mimosas and poppers on Fire Island! Truly, a magical time to be gay. The Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives has unearthed some fabulous gay-themed board games from the 1970s and '80s, like "Fantasy Weekend in Key West," ... See the Rest

11 Amazing Scooby Doo Background Paintings

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Oh, those darkened back roads, fetid swamps, windswept moors, and abandoned mansions. As a child, there was nothing scarier than the places the Mystery Machine broke down. That first Scooby Doo series from 1969-1971 was actually pretty amazing. The monsters were terrifying, the mysteries were confounding, and the art was legitimately nightmare ... See the Rest

It-Girl Stella Rose Saint Clair Channels Angela Bowie in Ponyboy Magazine

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So gorg! Ponyboy pays homage to the '70s glam rock style of Angela and David Bowie in a fabulous layout styled by the legendary Miss Guy, featuring it-girl designer Stella Rose Saint Clair. Outfits include eye-popping retro pieces by Ungaro, Halston, Bill Blass, and Sonia Rykiel as well as some modern classics by David Dalrymple and Marc Jacobs. ... See the Rest

Watch This: Blondie’s New York Trailer

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A clip from Friday night's Blondie documentary on the Smithsonian channel detailing the often-unheralded brilliance of Debbie's lyrics ... See the Rest

Camp 101: Florrie Fisher’s The Trip Back (1970)

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In the '60s and '70s, motivational speaker Florrie Fisher traveled to high schools, scaring children with stories about her past as a heroin addict and prostitute. Today she is better known as the inspiration for Strangers with Candy's Jerri Blank. From Wikipedia: "Fisher's distinctive appearance, thick Brooklyn accent, and larger-than-life tales ... See the Rest