The Eclectic  Eccentric

The Eclectic Eccentric

During the first half of the twentieth century, the Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) was italian heiress who lived in an eccentric and splendorous life. Her evening strolls made her quite scandalous because she was naked beneath her furs, walking around … Continue reading

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Morticia is the wife of Gomez Addams and mother of Wednesday Addams, Pugsley Addams and Pubert Addams. The family also includes Grandmama Addams (Morticia’s mother-in-law), Fester Addams (brother-in-law), and an older sister named, Ophelia Frump. The Addams Family originally came … Continue reading

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

FREAKS! Cleopatra (Olga Baclanova) and a couple stars from Tod Browning’s “Freaks” (1932)

Lydia Lunch: Anything Goes!

Lydia Lunch: Anything Goes!

Once upon a time, before there was Courtney Love, there was Lydia Lunch. Before GenX’s apathy and grunge, there was NO WAVE. During the mid-70’s, in the NY underground scene, anyone with a Super 8 camera, could be the next … Continue reading