He reminded me of the wooden nesting dolls I’d played with as a child.


Ronald Colman (9th February 1891 – 19th May 1958)

“Elegant, gentle and world weary though he was, perhaps the most appealing thing about him to the Brooklyn girl was the beautiful way in which he spoke English, turning words into music.

Gene Arceri, biographer of Susan Hayward, on why Ronald Colman was her favourite actor.

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ah, the 1970s: the decade of shag carpets and wood paneling, energy crises, magazines with 20 cigarette ads per issue, Watergate, Archie Bunker, an epidemic of serial killers, Jonestown, the birth of the mullet, and Elvis’s death. what a time to be alive! here’s some of the faaar out, AC tunes of the era (with a handful of ’60s nostalgia thrown in). aka, the “jaded former hippie settling into the 9 to 5 and suburban life“ aesthetic. can you dig it, man? ☁ [listen]

01. bob seger - old time rock and roll 02. norman greenbaum - spirit in the sky 03. the staple singers - i’ll take you there 04. bob seger - night moves 05. the band - the weight 06. the allman brothers band - midnight rider 07. bob dylan - tangled up in blue 08. america - sister golden hair 09. king harvest - dancing in the moonlight 10. percy sledge - when a man loves a woman 11. bill withers - ain’t no sunshine 12. led zeppelin - your time is gonna come 13. neil young - heart of gold 14. the rolling stones - angie 15. led zeppelin - tangerine 16. the marshall tucker band - can’t you see 17. billy joel - vienna 18. van morrison - into the mystic 19. gladys knight & the pips - midnight train to georgia