fuckyeahstrangeleaders:

Niyazov was president of Turkmenistan and later promoted himself to President for Life. He seized power after the breakup of the Soviet Union, filling the vacuum left by Joseph Stalin and Vladimir Lenin. He also looked like Emeril Lagasse.

Niyazov had a penchant for renaming things. He renamed…

babylonfalling:

Ginsberg

babylonfalling:

Ginsberg

goddamn. what the fuck dude… this man was very possibly one of THE best singers in American history. He sang with a Southern conviction not oft-heardin his era. Levon Helm left a gap that will never be filled in the music world, and I wish his (and these) words meant more to a greater amount of people.
1940-2012
"I can’t see, it’s hard to feel, I think his magic might be real"

goddamn. what the fuck dude… this man was very possibly one of THE best singers in American history. He sang with a Southern conviction not oft-heardin his era. Levon Helm left a gap that will never be filled in the music world, and I wish his (and these) words meant more to a greater amount of people.

1940-2012

"I can’t see, it’s hard to feel, I think his magic might be real"