Sven Ratzke discusses his new show, WHERE ARE WE NOW.
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Allyson McCabe talks with Alice Bag, one of LA punk’s first frontwomen in the mid-70s as the lead singer and co-founder of the Bags, and who has just released her self-titled debut solo album.
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HORN! Reviews brings us an illustrated review of Simon Critchley’s
When in need of comfort, it’s always worth trying close reading. ...more
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It’s not an exaggeration to say that Bowie saved my life on more than one occasion. And now that he’s gone, I’m at a loss again. ...more
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Over the years, we’ve written about David Bowie many times, and today, in honor of this great man and all he accomplished, we’re taking a look back.
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The iconic artist cleared up the rumors about his upcoming record by specifying that it will not be related to any sound clips that were circulating this weekend, will not part of his theater production Lazarus, and adding little else. Bowie confirmed that the single is scheduled for release on November 20th and the album, titled Blackstar, […]
Bowie was the being who permitted a powerful emotional connection and freed them to become some other kind of self, something freer, more queer, more honest, more open, and more exciting. ...more
David Bowie, who isn’t doing press for his new album
The Next Day, provides Rick Moody with a workflow diagram for the album. A Rumpus exclusive. ...more
The world’s largest cache of 2,000-year old Jewish rebel coins found in cave. (via @marklamster) “Elegant women are very rare.” Iran’s first electric vehicle. Parisian pop-up restaurant. Even more old coins found buried in an English field. (also via @marklamster) Seed news of the week: on Swine Flu, the demotion of Pluto, and the perfect Bowie […]