Category Archives: Edith Massey

R.I.P., Edith Massey (May 28, 1918 – October 24, 1984)

The Eggs-traordinary Egg Lady, Edie Massey Remembered By Tom Warner and Scott Huffines (Baltimore Or Less) Edith Massey, the popular John Waters “Dreamlander” actress (Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Desperate Living, Polyester), punk singer (Edie and the Eggs), boutique … Continue reading

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Ramones play Essex’s Seagull Inn (2/4/1979)

Ramones at the Seagull: Stripped-down, honest rock is their stock in trade By Tom Basham (Baltimore Sun 2/9/1979) The Ramones came to town this week. They drove down from New York city Sunday in a window van. Their guitars, drums, … Continue reading

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Inside Edie’s Thrift Shop, 1973

Click photo for hi-res image “Edie, part-time actress and full-time mother figure for underground movie stars, examines an electrical appliance she was given in her Preston street shop.”

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Desperate Living Set Dismantled, 1977

(The Baltimore Sun, 3/27/1977) “On a farm near Hampstead, a block-long set costing $7,000 was built for Mortville, the queen’s ragtag capital in ‘Desperate Living.’ The set also included the wicken queen’s castle.” Notes from back of photo: “Worker dismantling … Continue reading

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