Category Archives: Photo Essays

LA Through a Cracked Lens: Pride 2022

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Cynthia Plaster Caster, Super Artist and SuperGroupie! May 24, 1947 – April 21, 2022

When 21-year-old Cynthia Albritton met Jimi Hendrix on a cold Chicago night in front of the Conrad Hilton Hotel in 1968, she asked if she could plaster cast his penis. She was so nervous that she stuttered, but Jimi said … Continue reading

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Simpsons Murals in Springfield, Oregon

In 2012, after years of being intentionally vague about which Springfield was the hometown of the Simpsons, Matt Groening revealed that it was Springfield, Oregon. Groening is also from Oregon. The town has paid tribute to its honorary citizens with … Continue reading

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Opening Night of Aloha OA! at Oceanic Arts Makes us Want them to Stay Forever

Last Saturday was the opening night for a month of celebrations at Oceanic Arts in Whittier. Bob Van Oosting and LeRoy Schmaltz, the “Godfathers of Tiki” are retiring after 65 years of creating carved wood buildings, bamboo thatched huts, enormous … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – wednesday, march 9, 2022

tom watson and raul morales (left to right) at the first missingmen gig of 2022 last week at rock and roll pizza in simi valley… photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – friday, february 11, 2022

there be those working makes of art here in my pedro town? photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Halle Berry Charms at Moonfall Premiere

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watt’s picture of the week – tuesday, january 25, 2022

“you lookin at me?” photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 17, 2022

is this the lucky shoe that means that you’re the lucky YOU?! photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 9, 2022

the week has been planned, any questions? photo by mike watt – – – – – mike watt’s hoot page

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