Category: music

David Bowie

The Venture Brothers is my favorite Bowie-Non-Bowie comedy performance. Kara Eva Schiegl writes a pithy piece on David Bowie as comedian for SBS TV. I didn’t lose my virginity to David Bowie like Lori Mattix did. I don’t even think…

Are We Still Devo?

Bob Casale’s death has me combing YouTube and the rest of the web for clips and stories about Devo. A friend introduced to their music in high school and Are We Not Men was among the cassettes that I brought…

Can A Song Save Your Life?

The Thursday after the 4th, they shot scenes for the movie, Can A Song Save Your Life? in my neighborhood. I haven’t been able to find out much about the film online but according to the Bowery Boogie: The film…

Ziggy Stardust Turns 40

The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust turned 40 this June. To celebrate, EMI released a remastered version of the original album. Rolling Stone is streaming it. And the National has written an informative piece about the birth of Ziggy Stardust, his demise, and his far-reaching…

Wicked Little Earworm

I know exactly how Hedwig got into my head. It was Wayne County being interviewed in a BBC documentary about the Velvet Underground’s “Walk on the Wild Side”. Then I remembered this compilation CD that I got through my Mojo…