But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilise me and I can’t stand it. I been there before. – Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn The Dead didn’t get it going Wednesday night at Winterland, and that was too bad. The gig was a bail fund benefit for the People’s Park in Berkeley, and the giant ice-skating cavern was packed with heads. The whole park hassle – the benefit was for the 450 busted a few days before – had been a Berkeley political trip all the way down, but the issue was a good-timey park, so the crowd, though older and more radical than most San Francisco rock crowds, was a fine one in a good dancing mood, watery mouths waiting for the groove to come. The Airplane were on the bill too, so were Santana, the Act of Cups, Aum, and a righteous range of others; a San Francisco all-star … [Read more...] about Good Old Grateful Dead
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Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the Resurrectionby Rosemary Breslin Kelly’s mother picked up the phone for the fifth time that night. It was for sixteen-year-old Kelly. “Who’s speaking?” the mother asked. “Eddie,” the boy answered. “I’ve got it,” Kelly shouted. When Kelly hung up the phone, her mother inquired, “Who’s Eddie?” “A friend,” Kelly replied. “Where’s he from?” She didn’t like the sound of the accent. “Oh, I think he’s from Spain,” Kelly said and slid out of the den. Puerto Rican, the mother worried. Just what she wanted for her blond-haired, green-eyed daughter. The next day, she was cleaning Kelly’s room. In a small wooden frame on the bureau was a picture of a young man. His hair was long and curly. He wore no shirt. His arms were spread out as if he were being crucified. When Kelly arrived at her Long Island home that afternoon, … [Read more...] about Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King
Kishore, one of the versatile actors in South cinema, enjoys a strong fan following due to his impressive body of work and humble nature. The critically-acclaimed performer has worked alongside the likes of Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth, which has established him as everyone's 'Favourite Star'. On Independence Day 2019, in an EXCLUSIVE interview with FilmiBeat, Kishore opens up about the meaning of patriotism. According to the Kabali actor, being patriotic is all about being one with nature. "Hating somebody else is not patriotism. Patriotism is all about loving people and being one with nature. We don't realise what we have done in trying to be urban. We have damaged nature so much that we don't have forests to hold water now. We have cut down forests to build dams even though they were the real dams. In trying to expand, we are killing everything else, which will kill us too. So, being patriotic is being passionate about your land, your culture and everything else," says Kishore. … [Read more...] about Exclusive! Kishore On Independence Day: Patriotism Means Loving People And Being One With Nature
Andrea Jeremiah is one of the most versatile actresses of the Tamil film industry. Besides presenting her best on-screen, the Vada Chennai star takes immense pleasure in writing. Recently, she was invited to the Bangalore Poetry Festival, where her self-published book of poetry, Broken Wing was available for sale. In a conversation with Womensweb, she has opened about some of the darkest phases of her life and how she found solace in writing while dealing with a certain crisis. The actress also spoke about the cultural isolation she was subjected to, for being an Anglo-Indian. Writing Came To Andrea's Rescue Andrea says she is being constantly guided by the universe and everything that comes her way, she takes it as a sign. Similarly, writing was something spontaneous that helped her find solace during the darkest phases of her life. Self-expression through written words acted as an emotional catharsis for her. On Dealing With Identity Crisis Being an Anglo-Indian, Andrea had to … [Read more...] about Andrea Jeremiah Opens Up About Darkest Phases Of Her Life & Identity Crisis As An Anglo-Indian
Akshay Kumar's Laxmmi Bomb director left this film, Here's why | FilmiBeat Tamil actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrence was all set to make his directorial debut in Bollywood with the Hindi remake of his horror comedy 'Kanchana' titled 'Laxmmi Bomb' starring Akshay Kumar as the leading man. Just when the makers unveiled the first look poster of the movie, Raghava dropped a shocker by issuing a statement that he's quitting the project. Soon, speculations went rife if the director's stepping down as the director from the film had got to do something with Akshay. His tweet hinted at creative differences with producers Tusshar Kapoor and Shabina Khan when he announced his decision on Twitter. Recently while speaking with Mid-day, Raghava opened up about his decision and if he is upset with Akshay Kumar after walking out of the film. Raghava Lawrence Reveals What Hurt Him The Most The filmmaker told the tabloid, "How could they release the first look of my film without discussing it with me? … [Read more...] about Raghava Lawrence UPSET With Akshay Kumar After His Bitter Fallout With Laxmmi Bomb Makers?