Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nicky, this IS one of your best ideas

Posted in Fandom, Lesbian Representation, Nicole "Nicky" Marotta, Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Times Square (1980) movie | 6 Comments

¡No Pasarán! ¡Venceremos! ¡Sleez For All!

Yesterday’s Washington Post had an article that said “As election season heats up, send us photos of your favorite signs from campaigns, rallies and protests.”  Since Sleaze, Inc was so famous for its biting critique of the mass media, I … Continue reading

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Marotta4Life

(Chest tattoo, unidentified member “Marotta Brigades,” Australia 2010)

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Robin Johnson pin-up!

Literally, and not just metaphorically! This A4 poster of Robin Johnson is from an unknown magazine, c.late-1980. Please let me know if you can identify the magazine logo. (A poster of Tom Petty is on the reverse of this page, … Continue reading

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Times Square, nostalgia, and melancholy

Stage left, through a crowd, Nicky appears: Stage left, through a crowd, Nicky disappears: It is thirty years since Times Square was released in the United States. In Venus, Ben Schulman writes, “Thirty years removed from its release on October … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Geography, Cultural Studies, Fandom, Lesbian Representation, Nicole "Nicky" Marotta, Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Queer Spectatorship, Robin Johnson, Times Square (1980) movie, Times Square (location), Trini Alvarado | 6 Comments

Pammy, Feed the Light

you won’t be lost you won’t be found unless you want to be (joan as police woman)

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Blaze a blaze: Trini and Robin, smokin’!

In a comment on my last post, Dañado offered a link to a page on Times Square from the “Boombox Birth” section of the “Boombox Museum“. It shows great pictures of boomboxes throughout the film, and to see this iconic … Continue reading

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