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Author Photo?

Photo by Tim Maxeiner/Homage to Richard Creamer

Photo by Tim Maxeiner/Homage to Richard Creamer

In 1976 Richard Creamer took the Runaways to the beach for some quintessential shots of the California girls. But they didn’t just cavort in bikinis; their one-finger salute famously made a spread in Creem. My German photographer friend Tim Maxeiner and I took some shots this weekend for my author photo. We made this salute to their salute.

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No Fun

, via Wikimedia Commons”]Iggy Pop emailed me earlier with the sad news he has fractured some bones in his foot and had to cancel his gig with the Stooges at the Hollywood Palladium September 7, to be rescheduled. I’d assigned my Reviewing the Arts students to review the concert, after reading Lester Bangs’s seminal 1970 Creem piece on Mr. Pop. No fun, to coin a phrase.

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