Lou Reed biography on its way from Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis following Velvet Underground singer’s death
The late, great Lou Reed will be getting his due in book form. A biography of The Velvet Underground rocker is currently in the works for publishing company Little, Brown and Co. by Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis…
On this day in 1944: Candy Darling was born James Lawrence Slattery in Forest Hills, Queens.
Today’s soundtrack: The Velvet Underground’s “Candy Says,” Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side,” and the Rolling Stones’ “Citadel.”
Today’s screening: FLESH, KLUTE, WOMEN IN REVOLT, I SHOW ANDY WARHOL, and BEAUTIFUL DARLING.
Today’s book club: Candy’s MY FACE FOR THE WORLD TO SEE: THE DIARIES, LETTERS, AND DRAWINGS, Holly Woodlawn’s A LOW LIFE IN HIGH HEELS, and POPISM: THE WARHOL ‘60S.
- “I’ve had small parts in big pictures and big parts in small pictures.”
- “When depressed- make yourself as pretty as possible. #1 Get hair done. No money? Do it yourself.”
- “I’m a thousand different people. Every one is real.”
- “You must always be yourself no matter what the price. It is the highest form of morality.”
- “Be good, good, good, better, better, best, best, best you can be. Real, real, very real.”
- “Someday, I’ll be a movie star. And I’ll be rich and famous and have all the friends I want.”
Today’s cover star: That’s Candy on the cover of the Smiths’ “Sheila Take a Bow” sleeve as well as Antony and the Johnsons’ I AM A BIRD NOW
Today’s transformation of the 10-year old Jimmy:
Today’s NSFW Richard Avedon photo of Candy Darling and Little Joe Dallesandro: http://tinyurl.com/c2welft
as you can imagine, shit is just fkd up right now. but i wanna say thank you to all our
friends and family (which are kinda one in the same) for all the love and support.
i’m glad to know that all the love that Yauch has put out into the world is coming right back at him.