1970's

Photos

Lost Photographs of an Iconic Queer Discotheque

Photographer Meryl Meisler captured the scene at Paradise Garage throughout the 70's
Elizabeth Renstrom
12.21.18
punk

Rare Photos of the 70s British Punk Scene

The new photo book 'Spirit of 76: London Punk Eyewitness' is a striking view from the front lines of when punk became punk.
Matthew James-Wilson
4.26.17
heartbreakers

What Can a Disco Record by a Dead Pornstar Teach Us About Life?

Dennis Parker's "Like an Eagle" is a strutting ode to the impermanence of pleasure.
Josh Baines
3.27.17
Photo

Colorful Photos of 70s Bay Area Punks Partying, Posing, and Passed Out

Photographer Jim Jocoy's newest book shows a brightly colored and seldom-shown side to the punk scene.
Matthew James-Wilson
3.2.17
thump mix

THUMP Mix: Toro Y Moi & The Mattson 2

Chaz Bundick and the West Coast jazz duo serve up 34 minutes of psych-rock, French pop, and 70s soul.
Max Mertens
1.5.17
Art

[NSFW] A New Erotic Art Book Tells the Tale of a Nude Female Desert Cult

Amy Hood's erotic art book tells the story of a violent kidnapping in the Hollywood Hills.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.23.16
Please Kill Me

Partying with John Waters in 1970s Provincetown

This is the story of the summer photographer Nan Goldin and writer/actress Cookie Mueller spent with eccentrics like Philippe Marcade and John Waters.
Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
11.27.16
The Music Issue

A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick

Witness – and envy – the wild world of New York City in the late 1970s through the lens of Meryl Meisler's medium-format camera.
Meryl Meisler
10.25.16
Design

The Real ‘Mad Men’ of the 60s Come to Life in a Short Documentary

“The copywriting was very ordinary, straightforward, offhand; it spoke like a New Yorker at the racetrack.”
Diana Shi
9.3.16
Photo

England in the 1970s Through the Lens of an Outsider

Back when he could only get to England by ferry, French photographer Gil Rigoulet saw it as a gloriously strange, distant planet.
Gil Rigoulet
5.25.16
1970's

Travel Back to the 70s with This Experimental Puppet Show

Don't say no to 'The Creatures of Yes.'
Giaco Furino
5.19.16
porn

Photos from the Golden Age of French Porn

An interview with Gérard Kikoïne, one of the architects of French porn.
Théophile Pillault
4.1.16
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