Heavy metal graffiti invades Paris

From most romantic city to Paris bridge is falling down It all started out with good intentions. The “love locks” are padlocks that couples affix to bridges and public fixtures in a declaration of their love. In Paris, the Passerelle des Arts is a hot spot for lovebirds. However, the vast number of padlocks isContinue reading “Heavy metal graffiti invades Paris”

Abelard, the medieval punk monk

12th century France Peter Abelard (1079–1142) You know the story: Teacher and student fall in love, have a baby (a boy, Astrolabe!), then marry secretly. Furious, student’s uncle has teacher castrated. The lovers separate, carry on in various monasteries and abbeys, all the while managing to stay in touch. Classic medieval shenanigans. So why allContinue reading “Abelard, the medieval punk monk”

John Densmore, special guest for Disquaire Day 2014

April 19, 2014 The Disquaire Day team is proud to announce that the Doors’ drummer, John Densmore, will be this year’s Disquaire Day special guest for the release of his book, “The Doors: Unhinged: Jim Morrison’s legacy goes on trial”, on April 17 in France. The 396 page book was released last year in theContinue reading “John Densmore, special guest for Disquaire Day 2014”

The Real-Life Death of Jim Morrison by Bernard Wolfe

Esquire magazine, June 1972 As a graphic designer, I was particularly interested in the illustrations by Jean Lagarrigue of the apartment at 17 rue Beautreillis. So I was very excited to find a copy on eBay. Lagarrigue taught at École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs (ENSAD) and was art directeur at Esquire magazine. Illustrations by JeanContinue reading “The Real-Life Death of Jim Morrison by Bernard Wolfe”

Morrison’s Super 8 film from May 1971 for sale

Original Super 8 Film – Shot by Jim Morrison of his girlfriend Pamela Courson in a cemetery in Corsica…. http://t.co/Zh1Lnv8hyB — Lucius Books (@LuciusBooks) December 14, 2013 Original Super 8 Film – Shot by Jim Morrison of his girlfriend Pamela Courson in a cemetery in Corsica…. http://t.co/f8EUlkmBHe — Lucius Books (@LuciusBooks) December 14, 2013 AnContinue reading “Morrison’s Super 8 film from May 1971 for sale”