Monthly Archives: June 2011
CUTTING FOR SIGN
“We'll find 'em. Just as sure as the turning of the earth . . .”
Every home should have a special bar, well stocked with a selection of Mexican beers, por el huésped de honor . . .
. . . rarely gets its due in art.
Illustration for Men's Adventure magazine, 1964, by Bill Edwards.
SOMETIMES IT'S NICE
. . . to think about Jane Greer, coming out of the sun into La Mar Azul.
A REMBRANDT SELF-PORTRAIT FOR TODAY
That guy had a world of talent.
A MEXICAN TRAVEL POSTER FOR TODAY
And it's just . . . across . . . the borderline . . .
My mom holding Stella, her latest great-grandchild. Stella is wearing a lace bonnet made by her great-great-grandmother for my mom. The lovely photograph was taken by my sister Libba, Stella's grandmother.
The generations roll on . . .
THE GUNS OF FORT PETTICOAT
They had only a few days in which to stave off slaughter — twenty-two women and one man forted up against all the howling hell that would be thrown against this lone, desolate stronghold!
MAJESTIC MICRO MOVIES HONORED
You can see the essays here:
A MILO MANARA FOR TODAY
A FREDERIC REMINGTON FOR TODAY
The Apaches! — 1904
A PULP MAGAZINE COVER FOR TODAY
This looks spicy, indeed — from 1935 . . .
A PULP PAPERBACK COVER FOR TODAY