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Posts tagged eighties

Feb 14
Bud and Sissy, valentines.

Bud and Sissy, valentines.


Feb 11

And Buddy Ebsen as “Uncle Roy.”

kwebtv:

Matt Houston - ABC - 9/26/1982 - 7/19/1985

Crime Drama (67 episodes)

Running Time:  60 minutes

Stars:

  • Lee Horsley - Matlock “Matt” Houston
  • Pamela Hensley - C.J. Parsons
  • John Aprea - Lt. Vince Novelli (1981-1983)
  • Paul Brinegar - Lamar Pettybone (1982-1983)
  • Dennis Fimple - Bo (1982-1983)
  • Penny Stanton - Mama Rose Novelli (1082-1983)
  • Lincoln Kilpatrick - Lt. Michael Hoyt (1983-1985)
  • Buddy Ebsen - Uncle Roy Houston (1984-1985)
  • Wade Nicholson - Johnny “Peacepipes” Mickleburg (1984-1985)
  • George Wyner - Murray Chase

Feb 8
Lester Bangs at Duke’s Royal Coach Inn, 1980.
photo by Ellen Gibbs.

Lester Bangs at Duke’s Royal Coach Inn, 1980.

photo by Ellen Gibbs.


Go Horns.
thealcalde:

Fabulous ’80s fashion meets school spirit!
From a September 1980 Alcalde ad for UT merchandise at Scherts & More.

Go Horns.

thealcalde:

Fabulous ’80s fashion meets school spirit!

From a September 1980 Alcalde ad for UT merchandise at Scherts & More.


Feb 7
Featuring the near-hit instrumental, “String of Pars.”
Brilliant.

Featuring the near-hit instrumental, “String of Pars.”

Brilliant.


Jan 11

Jan 2
Not one, but three angels flying too close to the ground.
aconversationoncool:

“Country singer Willie Nelson shares a joint with actor John Belushi as he pinkie swears with a Hells Angel at the Lone Star Cafe. New York City, circa 1980.”

Not one, but three angels flying too close to the ground.

aconversationoncool:

“Country singer Willie Nelson shares a joint with actor John Belushi as he pinkie swears with a Hells Angel at the Lone Star Cafe. New York City, circa 1980.”


Dec 20
Go Gamblers!
siphotos:

Jim Kelly, quarterback of the USFL’s Houston Gamblers, poses for a photo in Feb. 1984 while relaxing in his Holiday Inn hotel room. (Lane Stewart/SI)

Go Gamblers!

siphotos:

Jim Kelly, quarterback of the USFL’s Houston Gamblers, poses for a photo in Feb. 1984 while relaxing in his Holiday Inn hotel room. (Lane Stewart/SI)


Dec 19
Yup.


Stevie Ray Vaughan and Buddy Guy, New York City 1983

Yup.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Buddy Guy, New York City 1983


Dec 17
Timothy Hutton and Sissy Spacek walking off with their Oscars, 1981.

Timothy Hutton and Sissy Spacek walking off with their Oscars, 1981.


Dec 12
Honey Boy.
(I’m sure there’s a “Punch and John” joke to make, but it’s not coming to me.)

Honey Boy.

(I’m sure there’s a “Punch and John” joke to make, but it’s not coming to me.)


Dec 10
Gerald Young, Ken Caminiti, and Craig Biggio, ‘Stros clubhouse, 1989.
photo by Michael Hart

Gerald Young, Ken Caminiti, and Craig Biggio, ‘Stros clubhouse, 1989.

photo by Michael Hart


Dec 4
Ever notice how most photos of Earl Campbell feature a defender sprawled on the ground?
AP photo.

Ever notice how most photos of Earl Campbell feature a defender sprawled on the ground?

AP photo.


Nov 18

Sunday morning music.


Nov 16

Austin punk in the 80s.

jaitanju:

all the photographs from Bill Daniel TRI-X-NOISE show at seeing things gallery are for sale on seeingthingsgallery.blogspot.com Check it out there is some real great photographs!

(via hamburgereyes)


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