Sending a Satellite of Love to Lou Reed on his Birthday… — Madeline Bocaro

We never thought that anything could destroy his beautiful wickedness, but it turns out that Lou Reed was mortal after all. 1960s: Cool handsome black leather swagger, shades all the time, swigging a bottle of Coca Cola in his Warhol screen test, flickering black and white films of the Velvet Underground jamming – slightly sped-up, silent. Staring at Nico. Light shows at the Electric Circus. Exploding Plastic Inevitable. ‘Peel slowly and see.’…

via Sending a Satellite of Love to Lou Reed on his Birthday… — Madeline Bocaro

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