I first saw Lou Reed perform in 1977, first covered his songs in 1980, and first recorded and released his songs in 1983. By the time we met in 1985, he had already helped define the trajectory of my life. Musically, Lou Reed was profoundly important, but there was another component to his public…
|—||Morrissey, on breakfast with David Bowie (via savageblur)|
R.E.M. - Lotus (Video)
Lotus followed Discoverer… It brought some nostalgy. Listening to songs from various years a bit confuses my perception of time and makes me yearn for years when I didn’t live or didn’t listen to R.E.M. I need this band here and now, my true love, with Michael in front. Wish I knew what that creative man does now. If not tumblr, he would be beyond the horizon at all.
Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degré, daughter of French wildlife photographers Alain Degré and Sylvie Robert, was born in Namibia. During her childhood she befriended many wild animals, including a 28-year old elephant called Abu and a leopard nicknamed J&B. She was embraced by the Bushmen and the Himba tribespeople of the Kalahari, who taught her how to survive on roots and berries, as well as how to speak their language.
in before tumblr screams about cultural appropiation
This doesn’t even count as cultural appropriation
This isn’t a person robbing a culture, to hell with the others
This is a child born right next to that culture
Who was embraced by the people and taught how to do some of the things they do
Which is not the same as cultural appropriation
No cultural appropriation. Just something really beautiful.
Arlo Guthrie and Donovan
Twiggy Ramirez, Courtney Love, Marilyn Manson and Michael Stipe attending Radiohead concert in 1997.
Anthony Perkins, 1956
You Really Got a Hold on Me - The Beatles