Western Electric Ad (1959)
The future is likey.
Daphne Guinness is making music and has a video and sure, it’s very Bowie, but this is exactly what 46-year-old heiresses should be doing with themselves. LIKEY! (Thanks, Simon!)
The New Yorker has a fascinating piece on LIKEon Nina Simone, available here.
Simone’s explosiveness was well known. In concert, she was quick to call out anyone she noticed talking, to stop and glare or hurl a few insults or even leave the stage. Yet her performances, richly improvised, were also confidingly intimate—she needed the connection with her audience—and often riveting.