What’s Happening Tonight? 8/31/15

Hubba Hubba Revue

at DNA Lounge

375 11th st

San Francisco

Monday, August 31
And Every Monday
9pm – 11:30pm.
$7 Gen. Adm.;
$12 Reserved Seating.

Wes Craven, Creator of the Nightmare on Elm Street Movies, Dies Aged 76

RIP Wes Craven.


Acclaimed Hollywood horror maestro Wes Craven, director of classics like the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream movie series, died on Sunday in his Los Angeles home.

The 76-year-old director passed away after a lengthy battle with brain cancer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Craven is best known for creating the iconic character Freddy Kruger, one of the best-recognized horror villains ever, in his five Nightmare on Elm Street movies — which he said were inspired by a cemetery opposite his childhood home on Elm Street in suburban Cleveland.


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See Photos of Vintage Back-to-School Fashions

I’m digging that suspender skirt and hat combo…


When LIFE published several pages on youth fashions going into the back-to-school season of 1939, the stakes were high. “Failure to conform brings agonizing grief,” the magazine explained, “for children are mannerless humans who revel in ridiculing their fellows.”

Boys who wanted to fit in that season were advised to sport corduroy or dress slacks with a work, polo or plaid shirt. “Cossack coats,” a nickname for short, heavy-zippered jackets, were preferred on cold autumn days. Young boys, LIFE reported, eschewed any style that made it look as though their mothers had dressed them. According to a leading style expert of the time, mothers fell into one of two categories: “those who try to keep their sons little boys, and those who try to anticipate the time when their sons will look like their fathers.”

In contrast, the magazine continued, young girls’ “secret sartorial aspiration is to dress exactly like…

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