Monthly Archives: March 2010

>Massage Parlors and Old Newspaper Code

>During the early to mid-seventies, massage parlors were very controversial in NOVA. In 1973 C&P changed their practices for advertising such establishments by doing away with suggestive pictures and sexual language. C&P had seen an explosion in ads going from … Continue reading

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>A Bone to Pick

> Mark Opsasnick wrote a wonderful book called “Capitol Rock” that I’ve been wading through. The book covers the late country and early rock and roll period in Washington DC when great artists like Link Wray ruled the club circuit. … Continue reading

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>The Moral Panic in Northern Virginia

>I’ve been doing a lot of reading about sixties motorcycle gangs in NOVA during the mid and late sixties. Reading the WaPo’s coverage from 1965-70 is reading a classic example of the media molding a moral panic out of youthful … Continue reading

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