R.I.Pieces – Lux Interior

I just heard the news that Cramps vocalist Lux Interior has finally gone to the great rock ‘n roll debacle in the sky. Apparently it was due to a heart condition. The MTV website has more. Born Erick Lee Purkhiser, Interior started the Cramps in 1972 with guitarist Poison Ivy (born Kristy Wallace, later his […]

R.I.P. Oliver Postgate & Bettie Page

I don’t normally go in for obituary-style pieces, but this week has seen not one but two iconic figures pass away. First British children’s TV creator Oliver Postgate on December 8th, and today 50s cult pin-up Bettie Page. Others can say it better than I can: here’s a Guardian obituary on Postgate which focuses on […]