Tag Archives: Janis Joplin

Bye Bye Baby

45 years ago, October 4, 1970, Janis Joplin died of an overdose in a Hollywood hotel. On May 2, 20016 I published a review of the then-new Janis: Little Girl Blue DVD in The Contributor. On the anniversary of Joplin’s death, here’s another look at that review. The film is currently streaming on Netflix… Academy [...]

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Still Crumblin’

This week we celebrate the birthday of comic artist R. Crumb who turned 73 on August 30. With a hat tip to my {R}emnants partner Ezra Buckley who turned me on to this article in The Paris Review… In honor of R. Crumb’s birthday today, here are a few of my favorite outtakes from his [...]

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Airplane Rising

This weekend I wrote a review of the new DVD release for Janis: Little Girl Blue. It’ll be out in The Contributor next week, and I’ll try to remember to drop it here later with some more info about the actual DVD &emdash; I had to watch an online screener as I didn’t get my [...]

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Terry O’Neill: Close and Candid

My favorite photography book of 2013 was probably Steve Schapiro’s Taxi Driver, but one of the most surprising was Terry O’Neill’s eponymous career retrospective published by ACC Editions. O’Neill first made his mark in the 1960′s. The young British photographer snapped everyone from The Beatles to The Stones to Janis Joplin to Jean Luc Godard’s [...]

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