Ziggy Played Guitar – Remembering David Bowie

Siobhan Patricia Lynch’s heartfelt remembrance of her “Time Lord of Music”, David Bowie.

What Was the Best Toy That Got Away?

Slade Grayson asks, “What’s the one childhood toy that you really wanted, but didn’t get?”

Love, Peace & Sooooul… Train! A Conversation with Ericka Danois on the Hippest Show in Television History

J.M. Blaine loved it. Ericka Blount Danois wrote a book about it. The two writers talked about Soul Train, the legendary, groundbreaking television show. Read. And learn.

A Love Letter to That ’60s Boy Dancer

Adam Dyer on the greatest dancer you don’t know by name.

Five Films That Changed the Game

The Seventies were a decade of smashing taboos in filmmaking: in dialogue, depictions of history, and the image of the leading man.

You Dance and Shake the Hurt

Yago Colas reflects on race and basketball, as they were lived and played, body and soul, in 1970’s America.

The Day Mrs. Ryan Broke Up Our Rock and Roll Band

In August, 1976, five kids from Northeast Philly were going to be the heroes who saved Rock and Roll.

33 Albums You Should Listen to Before You Die

Music you don’t have on your iPod … yet. Steve Jaeger’s got bold taste in movies, and albums, too.

Scared Straight

Steve Jaeger lives to tell a tale of hitchhiking in the Age of Aquarius.

“The subtext: men are sex-crazed maniacs and women aren’t supposed to like sex.”

This is a comment by Sarah on the post “The Truth about Porn and Relationships”.

Our Football Picks, Week 3: One-Question Quiz

Fill in the blank: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III became the first ever quarterback ______________ to start an NFL game.

My Father’s Ponytails: A Love Story

My father wants me to mix his ashes with the ponytails that he has saved in plastic bags. All things considered, this seems like a reasonable final directive.

A Gay Cowboy’s First Castro Pride

One gay cowboy’s mind is opened by the diversity of celebrants at the 1987 San Francisco Gay Pride parade.

Nostalgia: 4/28

Blast from the past: Brad Kelstrom is guest editor for a week of nostalgia.

Love Rollercoaster 1975

Susie Bright looks back on a run in with the teamsters in 1975, where, from her worldview, men and sex were dangerous. An excerpt from Erica Jong’s newest book.

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When Playboy Bunnies Ruled

At 17, most girls are filling out college applications. I was nervously auditioning to become a Bunny at the New York Playboy Club.

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