Links for 3/21/21

John Muir in Native America


 

The Anti-Colonial Revolution


 

The Real-Life Gidget Looks Back From 80: “I Lived It All”


 

The History of Female Surfing: a Legacy of Hawaiian Medicine Women, Royalty, Goddesses and More


 

A Tale Of Two Ecosystems: On Bandcamp, Spotify And The Wide-Open Future


 

You Can Now Stay in a Floating Tiki House Off the Florida Keys


 

Sincron 8 Minute De Vis


 

Deluged by floods, America’s ‘oldest city’ struggles to save landmarks from climate crisis


 

This Man Has Spent Quarantine Making Ridiculously Meticulous Miniatures of L.A. Landmarks

Links for 2/20/21

Honolulu 1954


 

A Tale Of Two Ecosystems: On Bandcamp, Spotify And The Wide-Open Future


 

Surf Film Filmography


 

While Hollywood Had the Sunset Strip, East L.A. Had the ‘Latin Strip’


 

Stan Ross Larry Levine Interview 1988


 

Meet the Melanasians: Black People with Naturally Blonde Hair


 

Was Music City L.A.’s Greatest Record Store?


 

Music Of The Magindanao In The Philippines


 

GM and Ford Knew, Too: Reporting Reveals Auto Giants Recognized Looming Climate Crisis in 1960s—and Helped Bury Reality


 

Red Rover: 1957


 

Duke’s Ulcers: How Surfing’s Most Popular Icon Dealt with White Supremacy

Amusement Piers in the Santa Monica Bay

Swingin’ at the Steel Pier LP cover
 

Most of these are about Pacific Ocean Park.

Movie: Night Tide at NWR (Santa Monica Pier)

Photos: Remembering Pacific Ocean Park

Movie segement: Pacific Ocean Park scene from Herman’s Hermits 1966 comedy movie “Hold On!”

TV segment: Lost Los Angeles “The Invaders” Pacific Ocean Park 1968 Classic Television

10 photos from L.A.’s long-gone Pacific Ocean Park, a day out by the sea you’ll never enjoy

Presentation: Throwback Thursdays – Pacific Ocean Park Pier / Presented by Christopher Merritt & Domenic Priore

Music video: Nancy Sinatra Who Will Buy

Vintage documentary: Part 1 – Santa Monica and Pacific Ocean Park (1959)

Home movies: Baby Boomers Tribute “Let Me Live Again” Pacific Ocean Park 1958-1967 So Cal Santa Monica

Ronnie Jay and Friends – P.O.P. Pier mid 1970s

 

related:

Four Abandoned SoCal Amusement Parks With Creepy Pasts

Enchanted Village

Links for 7/14/20

P.F. Sloan: Let’s Live for Today


 

Seafood fraud: why your Mediterranean swordfish might actually be shark


 

Keystone XL Pipeline Stays Blocked in U.S. Supreme Court Order


 

The Celestial Sounds of The Space Agency


 

David Stone Martin & Mary Lou Williams


 

Our World: Summer 1963 (1987)


 

The Tongan Castaways of Ata Island | Surviving with one of the six boys


 

Canada: DNA discovery lends weight to First Nations ancestral story


 

must we burn the single blade


 

California’s Indigenous History Is a Story of Genocide and Resistance


 

The Fender Jazzmaster


 

“Spooky Boy” – Mathieu Maréchal with Dusty Springfield. Vid by Thomas Lodin