Rock photographer Bob Gruen on his greatest hits Throughout the ’70s, photographer Bob Gruen toured extensively with the likes of The Clash, Blondie and The Sex Pistols, capturing candid shots of rock ’n’ roll legends while making lifelong friends along the way. Now Gruen has compiled his own “greatest hits” in a new book, Rock Seen, which launches in Toronto Oct. 15. The Post’s Ania Medrek spoke with Gruen about pop, punk and pictures.
Princess Bride The Post’s fascinator-clad team of editors and reporters offers up a regal assortment of royal wedding live commentary, photos, ceremonial play-by-play and reaction from London and beyond. Crowds cheer as William and Kate are married Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey on Friday in a royal occasion of dazzling pomp and pageantry that has attracted a huge global audience and injected new life into the monarchy
If history provides one important lesson with regard to kissing, it’s that this behaviour is nearly impossible to suppress. Over thousands of years, the kiss has been derided by poets and commentators as disgusting, venal, dirty and worse. Popes and emperors repeatedly tried to punish practitioners, citing moral or health-related reasons, yet not even the world’s most powerful men could police the lips of their subjects.
We may vary in skin tone, language and customs, but in regions around the world kissing has become perhaps the single most universal and humanizing practice that we share.