All-in-One – Post 35 by Gavin Lakin

One. Its connotations are infinite. Painfully lonesome or intimately connected. The kid never picked to play basketball in gym or winning a championship - on top of the world. The lowest roll on a die or the winning knock card in Gin Rummy. The idioms: the one that got away or one for the record … Continue reading All-in-One – Post 35 by Gavin Lakin

Patchouli & Birkenstock; No, Not “The Producers”: Fashion (Mis?)-Statements of the 1970s by Gavin Lakin – Post 25

  We were all guilty. That is, those of us who remember. Suffocated by the overwhelming scent of Patchouli oil, kicking back in our bell bottoms, fearlessly adorned with platform shoes, vinyl jumpsuits, sequined shirts, bushy sideburns, knee-high socks, XXL loop earrings, studded belts, Mohawk hairdos, or leisure suits over Texas-sized-collared shirts, we represented our … Continue reading Patchouli & Birkenstock; No, Not “The Producers”: Fashion (Mis?)-Statements of the 1970s by Gavin Lakin – Post 25