The Velvet Underground with Andy Warhol, Gerard Malanga, Mary Woronov, and Nico’s son Ari at the Factory photographed by Billy Name, 1966

New picture of Chris Pratt on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy.


A very young Lou Reed while on The Velvet Underground


Anthony Kiedis and Ione Skye - Late 80s

The only place I get hurt is out there. The world don’t give a shit about me.

“Isn’t it time to acknowledge the ugly side? I’ve grown quite weary of the spunky heroines, brave rape victims, soul-searching fashionistas that stock so many books. I particularly mourn the lack of female villains — good, potent female villains. Not ill-tempered women who scheme about landing good men and better shoes (as if we had nothing more interesting to war over), not chilly WASP mothers (emotionally distant isn’t necessarily evil), not soapy vixens (merely bitchy doesn’t qualify either). I’m talking violent, wicked women. Scary women. Don’t tell me you don’t know some. The point is, women have spent so many years girl-powering ourselves — to the point of almost parodic encouragement — we’ve left no room to acknowledge our dark side. Dark sides are important. They should be nurtured like nasty black orchids.” — Gillian Flynn (via vesperlynds)