Apocalypse Pooh

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One of the first great pop culture mashups, Apocalypse Pooh is the gritty story of Apocalypse Now told through the cartoons of Winnie the Pooh. According to Slate, it was created in 1987 by Canadian filmmaker Todd Graham, and made the rounds on VHS tapes for years before it was uploaded to the Internet. ... 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

Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato on New York Nightlife in the ’80s and ’90s

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WOW's Founding Fathers, Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, are interviewed for HuffPo's After Dark series about their early days as downtown superstars, and the lingering effect of being so fabulous, so young. Check out an excerpt after the jump! ... See the Rest

Fabulously Gritty Pics of ’80s-Era Times Square in All Its Porny Glorly

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God, I miss it. The filth, the perversion, the danger, the FUN! Nowadays, of course, New York's Times Square is a Disney-themed family playground, BLECH. But once upon a time, kiddies, it was a decadent urban jungle... and photographer Mitch O'Connell captured it all it's colorful, rude, and vivd glory. He tells boingboing: As an aspiring teenaged ... See the Rest

Vice Remembers Downtown Documentarian Nelson Sullivan

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Fascinating article about wowlebrity and '80s nightlife documentarian Nelson Sullivan in Vice: Twenty-five years ago this month, on July 4, 1989, video artist Nelson Sullivan suddenly died of a heart attack, leaving behind almost 1,200 hours of footage of the now iconic and heavily romanticized Downtown New York scene. Ranging from performances by ... See the Rest

Important Interview of the Day: Gabriel Rotello on the Legacy of Outweek Magazine

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My fascinating interview with Gabriel Rotello, the founder of Outweek magazine, which in its short existence was THE leading voice of AIDS activism in the late '80s and early '90s. It's been 25 years since the groundbreaking Outweek changed the face of LGBT journalism and ushered in a radical new take on queer sensibility. Gabe talks about how he ... Watch Now

Must-See Pics of Don Lemon’s Male Model Past

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Before he played with toy airplanes for a living, CNN's Don Lemon tried his hand at the glamorous world of modeling. According to Mediaite: Back before he ever started his journalism career, Lemon did some modeling while studying at Louisiana State University in the late 1980s. And they've unearthed the treasure trove of pics to prove it. Check him ... See the Rest

Werk Mama: Absolutely Hysterical Soul Train Commentary

(via The Gayest Blog of All Time) ... See the Rest