Posts Tagged: Amy Winehouse

Dave Grohl’s Mom Said So

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Virginia Hanlon Grohl is writing a book about rockstar parenting due for release in April 2017 from Seal Press. The material will be drawn from her experience raising Dave Grohl, as well as from interviews with other rock moms including Marianne Stipe (Michael Stipe), Verna Griffin (Dr. Dre), Janis Winehouse (Amy Winehouse), and more. The book is titled From […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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In the Saturday Essay, Gila Lyons laments Asif Kapadia’s portrayal of Amy Winehouse in the documentary, Amy, and contrasts the film with the recent biopic of Kurt Cobain. The gender-based double standard is alive and well here. Women are still being objectified and martyred by the media. “The film eschews Amy the artist for Amy […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Queen of Decay

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I wish it had been: Amy was a brilliant and tortured artist. Lets explore her brilliance. Let’s watch her perform.

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Amy Out in Theaters

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The Amy Winehouse documentary is in theaters starting today, following a run of great reviews after its premier at Cannes in May. Director Asif Kapadia had over one hundred hours of footage to work with, ranging from a fourteen-year-old Winehouse singing a friend “Happy Birthday” to a video of the singer’s funeral at age twenty-seven. Although […]

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