Category Archives: Life

WILD IN THE STREETS

1968 was a time of revolution in Paris, Mexico, Chicago, Saigon, Prague. Most were put down bloodily by the forces of repression. The young attacking the young at the behest of the over-30s. A young writer Robert Thom wrote a short story WILD IN THE STREETS and Hollywood capitalized on its call to trust no […]

4:20 2017

Today is 4/20, when people celebrate smoking marijuana worldwide, despite the draconian laws against te weed. In total 29 states have legalized marijuana use. The hold-outs come as no surprise. God and pot do not mix. The states are Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and a handful of die-hard […]

The Dangers of Marijuana

REEFER MADNESS was a 1936 film financed by a church group intent on informing American youth about the reputed dangers of marijuana. A ten-minute Google search failed to reveal the name of the church group, however the film’s focus was hijacked by the addition of salacious scenes by an exploitation producer, Dwain Esper, supposedly a […]

FUCK, SHIT, CUNT, PISS / Boston Avatar

Mel Lyman played banjo and harmonica for the Jim Kweskin Jug Band out of Boston in the 60s. The charismatic musician formed a neo-transcendental commune on Fort Hill in economically depressed Roxbury and in 1967 released a bi-weekly journal called AVATAR espousing the re-birth of the inner-self as reflected by the glory of Mel Lyman. […]

Joyous Valentine for UK Teenagers

I can’t believe Hollywood came out with another FRIDAY THE 13TH. I’m sure the teenage heroine doesn’t call the police at the first sign of trouble or use a condom like this 13 year-old boy. Thankfully someone will heed the tenets of the Holy Roman Church and just scream.. The baby’s name is Maise. At […]