The viral video I kept coming back to in quarantine was:Just Say No To Family Values was the title of a poem by the poet John Giorno, who passed away this year. And if the renewed interest in No Wave music and art as exemplified by Weasel Walter’s No Wave FB group reiterates the fact that No Wave is the greatest musical movement no one ever heard, then let be kNOwn: the NONONONO Cat lives on. … [Read more...] about So, How Was Your 2020, Thurston Moore?
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Netflix has previously shared a statement about Boseman, echoing the feelings of many who cannot believe that an actor of such promise and a human being of such decency could be taken so soon. "We are heartbroken over today's news of the passing of Chadwick Boseman, a 'true fighter' as his family called him in their poignant tribute," Netflix wrote. "This is an incredible loss. We are canceling Monday's preview event of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Please join us in sending your thoughts to his family and loved ones." … [Read more...] about Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom First Look Reveals Chadwick Boseman’s Final Movie
LEON WADHAM is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. He was a series lead in TV2’s Go Girls and has appeared in numerous New Zealand television projects including Bad Seed, Brokenwood Series 5, When We Go To War, Terry Teo and Pirates of the Airwaves. His film projects include Under The Mountain, Shopping and Pork Pie. His international screen credits include Power Rangers Beast Morphers, and Roman Empire (Season 2). Leon co-wrote the play Live At Six, co-created Tom Keeper Passes for Long Cloud Youth Theatre as well as both Outsider’s Guide and Milky Bits for comedy outfit The Bakery. He was a staff writer on the TV3sitcom Sunny Skies, and he co-wrote and directed the short films School Night and Moving. Leon has also directed New Zealand television series including Golden Boy Series 1 and 2, The Male Gayz, Citizen’s Handbook and Bad News (Series 1 and 2), the latter of which Leon co-created and has received nominations at both the 2019 and 2020 NZ TV … [Read more...] about ‘The Lord Of the Rings’: Lenny Henry, Augustus Prew, Peter Mullan, Cynthia Addai-Robinson & Benjamin Walker Among 20 New Cast Additions On Amazon Series
In the end of the book, you write, “The life of a rock star is equal measure a beautiful blessing and a perilous burden.” What’s the “perilous burden” and how has that shaped how you relate to people? I wasn’t prepared for what was to come. Even though I’d been around fame and I’d watched my mother deal with it in a very graceful way and I was around Zoe’s mother [Lisa Bonet] and watched her deal with it…. I was raised a very down-to-Earth person, but when the [first] record came out and the dynamic of fame came in and the music was playing all around the world, people’s attitudes toward me changed. I wanted to remain that same person that I was, but I had to take a real lesson in, how do I keep my spirit, but at the same time protect myself from people who are now seeing me as this thing and what they can get from being around me? I did remain open for the first couple of years and then, you know, things happened. … [Read more...] about Lenny Kravitz on Love, Anger, and Music
The result remains as unique as anything released this year, combining EDM not with rap but with the kind of music that had once influenced his father. “I said, ‘Wait a second, this is a song about a dance. Songs about dances were really popular in the rock & roll era — there were hundreds of them: ‘The Twist,’ ‘The Bossa Nova Twist,’ ‘Let’s Twist Again,’ ‘The Shake.’ The juicy wiggle is really just a new name for a dance called the swim — it’s incredible. Now we have a song that relates to people who loved rock & roll in the Fifties and Sixties and people who love today’s EDM. That to me is the definition of a great pop song.” Before the end of the year, he hopes to follow it with a new album tentatively tilted Super Fan. … [Read more...] about He’s Still Here, Bitch: The Bizarre Life of LMFAO’s Redfoo