- I have an endless parade of obsessions that come and go. Best I tell you about them.
- Art imitates art – Diane Keaton and Frank Black
- Pel Mel – Rags to Tatters: The Best of Pel Mel
- #blogjune – The Trivia Encyclopedia
- #blogjune – Mark Ryden’s Blood
- #blogjune – Rabbit and Cat School
- #blogjune – Big Eye S+P
- #blogjune Lion Pin
- #blogjune – Twilight Zone Action Figures
- #blogjune – Graveyard Shift
- #blogjune – Hugo – The Man of a Thousand Faces
- Quiet semi-sunny semi-rainy weekend afternoon soundtracked by the Durutti Column. Nice. Also, scones! 7 hours ago
- Kuma's helping @bonitoclub with his knitting. ift.tt/2v9sxql https://t.co/pbS4R0s1Vx 11 hours ago
- Hello @SBSVICELAND I imagine you're all over getting this but just in case - thegailygrind.com/2017/08/18/tri… 11 hours ago
- RT @CitizenScreen: The perfect #statue to make everybody happy. Let's put love all around. https://t.co/n2t9to2K2W 1 day ago
- RT @jooshnoosh: Let’s replace all confederate statues with statues of @DollyParton, a true southern hero. https://t.co/rTyiQz0vDm 1 day ago
Author Archives: Wayne Davidson
In 1993 Diane Keaton (yes, that Diane Keaton) released a book she edited called Mr. Salesman. The book features noir-ish 1950s photographs of travelling salesmen taken by Jamison Handy. It’s an absolute wonder and loaded with photographs that sit somewhere between … Continue reading
How the superb Newcastle/Sydney Australian 80s Indie pop outfit Pel Mel have thus far escaped a CD reissue is a mystery to me, but it’s great to see that this has finally been addressed with a limited (200 copies only) … Continue reading
This is the last day of #blogjune. It’s been fun doing a post each day and I hope you’ve enjoyed it. I thought I might keep this going at a slower pace – one a week, or thereabouts. But, to … Continue reading
If I was in a court case to argue why physical media is better than downloads I would confidently present this item, smile and wave to the stunned crowd and exit in a puff of smoke. This is Stan Ridgway … Continue reading
So, this. I found this old plastic toy in a big bin of what I think were carnival prizes from, maybe the 1950s. There were also things like plastic mini-trumpets, paper streamers and other things I’ve forgotten now. But this … Continue reading
The most expressive salt and pepper shakers I’ve ever owned. I mean, there’s no competition. These little Keane-like big eye pups are going to win every time.
I found this on Etsy a few weeks ago. Another Soviet badge, this one a rather beautiful mid-century looking lion. It came all the way from Lithuania and photo above shows the packaging it was sent in.