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F#ck it up Pigface: Watch the fabled industrial supergroup’s 1992 tour documentary

F#ck it up Pigface: Watch the fabled industrial supergroup’s 1992 tour documentary  The phrase “industrial rock supergroup” isn't one thing you hear fairly often. Again in 1990, Al Jourgensen assembled scene all-stars Martin Atkins (PiL, Killing Joke), Nivek Ogre (Skinny Pet), and Chris Connelly (Revolting Cocks) to tour with Ministry in help of their file The Thoughts is a Horrible Factor to Style. The onstage chaos may be seen depicted within the video companion to their reside album, In Case You Didn’t Really feel…

Amusing promo pictures from ‘Tron’ that includes Jeff Bridges and miscellaneous randos

Amusing promo pictures from ‘Tron’ that includes Jeff Bridges and miscellaneous randos  Unleashed upon the world in the identical 12 months as E.T.: The Additional-Terrestrial and Blade Runner, the Disney manufacturing Tron might not have been the very best sci-fi film ever made, nevertheless it was definitely among the many most fashionable. For tweens who desperately wished to know what it is likely to be wish to dwell contained in the Pac-Man console down on the native “arcade”—1982 being a really huge 12 months for…

Brother Theodore, one in all David Letterman’s all-time most memorable company, lectures us on ‘Foodism’

Brother Theodore, one in all David Letterman’s all-time most memorable company, lectures us on ‘Foodism’  “My title, as you will have guessed, is Theodore. I come from a wierd inventory. The members of my household had been principally epileptics, vegetarians, stutterers, triplets, nail biters. However we’ve all the time been blissful.”—Brother Theodore I’m undecided this story qualifies as an precise anecdote or only a meandering means of introducing an incredible assortment of YouTube clips, however right here goes…

Why Iggy Pop’s visitor position on ‘Miami Vice’ by no means aired

Why Iggy Pop’s visitor position on ‘Miami Vice’ by no means aired  Mid-1983 via 1985 are thought-about Iggy Pop’s “quiet years,” however he was nonetheless energetic and on the lookout for methods to problem himself. Performing was one such endeavor, with Pop taking courses and auditioning for varied roles. This included a 1984 tryout for a component on a brand new NBC program, Miami Vice. Throughout a 1986 newspaper interview, casting director Bonnie Timmermann talked about Iggy’s audition for the present. He got here…

A TARDIS that Grows Weed with Synthetic Intelligence

A TARDIS that Grows Weed with Synthetic Intelligence Credit score: Ron Kretsch Or “How I, a whole novice, bought right here, from there…” I'm a 53-year-old wake-n-bake stoner and I’ve been excessive since… effectively… since 1979. Leaving a lot of that, er, loaded assertion apart (and sure, as a definitive research of 1, I do plan to go away my physique to science) consider all the cash I’ve spent staying massively stoned since I used to be fourteen. At roughly $20 a day over 365 days every year ($7300) for 39 years…

Holy shit, there’s video of Fred Neil singing ‘The Dolphins’

Holy shit, there’s video of Fred Neil singing ‘The Dolphins’ Rick Danko and Fred Neil onstage in Coconut Grove (Picture by Mark Diamond, by way of Twitter) Apart from an impromptu look at a Coconut Grove café in 1986, Fred Neil’s final present was a 1977 set at a Tokyo occasion referred to as “Japan Celebrates the Whale and Dolphin.” All of his final concert events had one thing to do with marine mammals: earlier than the Tokyo gig, there had been “Rolling Coconut Revue” exhibits on the Coconut Grove Playhouse in assist…

Watch some ball-kicking self-defense with seventies pop princess Lynsey de Paul

Watch some ball-kicking self-defense with seventies pop princess Lynsey de Paul  Down these imply streets a pop star should sometimes go. Although they will not be imply themselves, they're generally skilled in martial arts like Elvis Presley who was a black belt in a position to disarm an entire plateful of cheeseburgers at fifteen paces. Or, Stevie Nicks who may fuck you up together with her four-inch platform heels. Or, the late seventies pop princess Lynsey de Paul who was so adept at kicking butt in self-defense…

Moebius for Maxwell Home, 1989

Moebius for Maxwell Home, 1989  In 1989 Jean Giraud, or Moebius as he's universally identified within the comix world, accepted an project from the Paris workplace of Younger & Rubicam. The consumer was Maxwell Home espresso, and the job known as for a sequence of commercials that would seem in French magazines. The pictures correlated roughly to what we might right this moment name “a New Yorker cartoon” however additionally they overflowed with the exacting, unmistakable, visionary contact of Moebius, collaborator…

‘Punk Nursery Rhymes’: The entertaining 1981 novelty album and the thriller band behind it

‘Punk Nursery Rhymes’: The entertaining 1981 novelty album and the thriller band behind it  I lately got here throughout a novelty file known as Punk Nursery Rhymes. Anticipating unlistenable junk, I as an alternative discovered it extremely gratifying. It was definitely higher than it wanted to be. Launched in 1981, the file was attributed to a band known as the Rotten Eggs, however that’s about all that may very well be instantly discerned. There are not any credit included with the album, and it’s the one LP by the…

Born To Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

 Cultural critic Mark Dery, whose erudite essays have appeared within the pages of the Atlantic Month-to-month, Washington Put up, Village Voice and his personal collections, The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium: American Tradition on the Brink and Escape Velocity: Cyberculture on the Finish of the Century, returns along with his outstanding biography of the comically sinister creator and illustrator Edward Gorey. This pleasant mixture of biographer and topic has been praised within the New York Occasions, the New Yorker, at NPR…

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