80s nostalgia


Madonna Polaroids by Richard Corman, 1983.

In June 1983, 24 year old Madonna was rising on the club charts with singles Everybody and Burning Up. Photographer Richard Corman captured pre-fame Madonna at home one month before the release of her debut album. At the time she was living on East 4th Street between Avenue A and B.

anonymous asked:

Which Godzilla movie do you think would be a good starting point for a person who's never seen any of the Toho films? I'm thinking about trying to get my girlfriend into Godzilla.

Excluding the 1954 original (which is a masterpiece but maybe not a great date movie), here are my picks for the best places to start: 

  • 1964′s Mothra vs. Godzilla is widely regarded as one of the best. It’s a lot of fun and it lays down the groundwork for a good portion of the franchise. If she enjoys this one, chances are she’ll enjoy all of them. 
  • 1984′s The Return of Godzilla and the subsequent Heisei films are great if you live for 80s/90s nostalgia like I do. If you’re looking for the American version, Red Menace has a great HD reconstruction of it (which is great because that version is not available for purchase)
  • Finally if you’re looking for something a bit more modern, Godzilla 2000 Millennium is the way to go. Really awesome enemy, some of the best human characters, and it gives a good overview of what the series is. 

Hope that helps! Have fun!


I am not sure I can explain how much of an impact this movie had on me as a kid but I sure watched it endlessly and have never had any trouble spelling Socrates, thanks boys.

BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER GUYS come on we can do this

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Graffiti artist Lady Pink photographed by Lisa Kahane wearing a Jenny Holzer T-shirt,1983.

“The ‘Truisms’ (1977- 79) were perhaps an overly ambitious attempt to make an outline of everything that I wanted to do. I’m not sure I knew that at the time I wrote them, but that’s what I’ve come to recognize. I wanted to have almost every subject represented, almost every possible point of view, and then I had to sort out what those sentences should appear on.” - Jenny Holzer