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Arguably the best ever picture of Janis Joplin.

The image taken by photographer David Gahr in 1968, appears on the back of a presentation booklet (designed to resemble a record sleeve) of a new US postage stamp commemorating the tragically short-lived singer.


Choice imprints from the ongoing submission gallery at #brexitstamps in the wake of MP Andrea Leadsom’s call for the Royal Mail to issue a postage stamp commemorating Brexit.



Previously: Viva An Post


Via An Post



Mike writes:

I can’t be the only one thinking Vicar Street using this as their stamp to be a bit problematic.From last night at Brand New‘s gig.

Damn patriotic, hipster philatelists.

“Celebrate Irish heritage with a little finesse: Unique pendant necklace made from an authentic vintage Irish postage stamp under a hand-cut square glass tile. Pendant hangs on an 18” silver-plated steel ball chain (2.4 mm, nickel and lead free).


Yours for $18 (not including postage)

On the flimsy pretext that The New Oxford American Dictionary has just added the phrase ‘tramp-stamp’ to its lexicon, here’s a hurriedly-assembled but nonetheless excellent 40-pic Skanktasmagorium of Ho-taggery.

If you make it all the way through without barfing, it’s into the low-cut skanties and off down to ‘Tatt-U-Like’ on the mainstreet with you.