That’s a verse from Ice Cube’s The Nigga You Love to Hate, from his great album AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted. Continue reading You Ask Me, “Do I Like Arsenio?” / About as Much as The Bicentennial
This is a set of articles and ads about magnetic tape.
This catalog almost ended up in the trash, but I couldn’t do it. It was too book-like. It would go into a sale box.
I’ve used ZIP codes all my life, but didn’t know they didn’t exist until 1963. Looking at all the old papers that we had hoarded, I noticed all the old addresses didn’t have zip codes. Continue reading Vintage Addresses and Government Cartoons: 1963, When Los Angeles 6 Became Los Angeles 90006
Asia Scene was mainly for people doing business in Japan, but this included a lot of Japanese Americans; they operated a Los Angeles bureau out of an office on 2nd St. in Little Tokyo that is no longer there (probably wiped out by 1970s redevelopment). Continue reading Sold: Dehoarding: Asia Scene: The Crimson Kimono
I didn’t know what this movie was, but web searches revealed that it’s known around the world as the first anime film. The entire film is above. It’s very much in the style of Disney, even in that Toei adapted a foreign story for the film. There are cute animals, cute children, and serious looking adults. I’ve seen only a little of the movie, but, it also has colorism; that’s unfortunate.Continue reading Asia Scene: the First Anime Film, Hakujaden