The text at the bottom reads: When I was a teenager I snuck [sic.] into Jayne Mansfield’s stageshow [sic.] @ Gus Stevens’ nightclub in Biloxi, Mississippi. Brother Dave Gardner opened w/ his hillbilly sophistication. Then Miss Mansfield took the stage. Told jokes, sang songs and changed costumes. Each one a little skimpier than the last. She finished in the white fur bikini. I was thrilled. Sometime later I was getting my hair cut in a barbershop on St. Charles Avenue. Two Louisiana state policemen came in and passed around 8×10 photos of them holding Jayne’s decapitated head on the hood of her death car. I wasn’t thrilled…
This Just In: Three Very Different Women
20 Dec This entry was published on December 20, 2012 at 5:21 pm. It’s filed under Art, Music, This Just In! and tagged art postcards, Automatico Los Globos, current L.A. art, High Humidity art show, Hudson Marquez, Jayne Mansfield art, La Luz de Jesus gallery upcoming shows, Shaun Berke, Sisters of the Inquisition, Spanish music event LA.