Links of the Day

Albert Camus, Stranger In a Strange Land: New York

Richard Fariña: Lost Genius Who Bridged the Gap Between Beats and Hippies

Why Cryonics Makes Sense

How Words Shape Our World

School of Unexplained Knocks: Life Advice From a Professional Ghostbuster

Radar Scan Stokes Mystery Over Shakespeare’s Missing Skull

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Bounty On Two Shrunken Heads and Joe DiMaggio’s Bat

Stanley Hotel To Indefinitely Suspend All Paranormal Investigations.

Louisiana Flooding Unearths Caskets From Cemeteries

The Age of the Blade Runner Flying Geisha Advertisement Is Upon Us

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Before Morticia, Carolyn Jones was a Beat Girl

Carolyn Jones Beatnik“I discovered that Yoga is actually a mental science. The way our social structure is set up it is hard for people to achieve the right attitude to live a full happy life. Too many people are frustrated, unhappy, disillusioned, tense, lacking of energy. They don’t have the right mental, spiritual, and physical conditions of existence. And they don’t know what to do with it. That is, most people don’t. But the people of the black-leather set, the so-called beat generation – I think they have learned relaxation. They beat bongo drums, and it is creative and at the same time a release of inner tensions. I am now a pronounced bongo beater.” – Carolyn Jones in 1959.