AJL Loves Asian Girls

Posted by The G on July 31, 2012 under Street Art | Be the First to Comment

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AJL Loves Asian Girls

AJL Loves Asian Girls

Rice King?

Linkage – July 31, 2012

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Don’t say I never give you flowers.

Here’s some stories I read today.  Maybe you’ll read them too.  Links are subject to change.

-The 20 richest rappers are… (via Prefixmag).  Can you name 20 songs by each?  I can’t!

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Gina Gershon has the best book name ever:  “In Search of Cleo – How I Found My Pussy and Lost My Mind” (via Amazon.com)

Courtney Love tells Lana Del Rey that “Heart Shaped Box” is about her twat.  (via Spin)

-Street artist Morley goes international, baby! (via Melrose and Fairfax)

-Follow According2g.com on Twitter.

Street Art is now being ranked Billboard Magazine style.  Here’s what’s hot in July.  (via Complex Mag)

-An interview with Wild Nothing’s Jack Tatum, whose second album “Nocturne” has leaked a month early and is great!  (via Pitchfork)

Ryan McGinley directed a video for Sigur Ros (via Stereogum).

-Don’t fuck with the gays, Chick-Fil-A.  (via Huffington Post).

-RIP Bill Doss of Olivia Tremor Control and Electric 6. (via Spin).

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What you got?


Linkage – July 30, 2012

Posted by The G on July 30, 2012 under GNN | Be the First to Comment

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A Tree in New York on July 30, 2012

Here’s some links from around the web that might be of some use.  Please note links are subject to change.

This is what’s good on July 30, 2012 – according2g.

Dan Black‘s got a new video (via A Heart is A Spade).

Scissor Sisters launch official site for “Let’s Have a Kiki.”

– Follow According2g.com on Twitter.

-The new Two Door Cinema Club album has leaked 1 month early (via Google).

-If you tweet about blowing up a school, you’ll be arrested.  (via Gawker)

-You no longer have the latest iPhone/iPad (via iMore).

– Follow According2g.com on Twitter.

-Win tickets to an August 7, 2012 NYC GLAAD event. (via Next)

PIL are coming back to North America (via Slicing Up Eyeballs)

Pet Shop Boys reveal tracklist and release dates for “Elysium” (via Slicing Up Eyeballs)

Madonna tries to defuse ripping off fans in Paris by releasing a bullshit press release.  (via NME)

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Ellie Goulding channels Skrillex for her new album cover (via Yfrog)

Spin Magazine will have to change their name since they will no longer be printing physical “magazines”  (via Prefix)

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Must See Documentary – “Jobriath A.D.”

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Jobriath AD

Jobriath AD

On July 28, 2012 as part of the Newfest Film Festival, “Jobriath A.D.” made its official New York premiere.  For all fans of music, and especially for fans of Glam Rock, this is a documentary that is not to be missed.  The story of singer Jobriath might just be one of the greatest rock and roll mysteries of all time.

Towards the end of the 1960s, the musically gifted and extremely flamboyant singer Jobriath Salisbury made a splash in the music world starring in a stage production of  “Hair.”  This lead to getting ‘discovered’ by uber-producer Jerry Brandt.  With an unprecedented amount of publicity, Jobriath was destined to become rock and roll’s next superstar.  He certainly had the talent, he certainly had the look and he certainly had the promotion.  Even though the world accepted the androgyny of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust persona, the world was obviously not ready for an openly gay and in-your-face singer.  As a result, Jobriath’s career tanked.

Jobriath was reduced to playing piano bars and prostitution to make ends meet until his premature death at age 36 from AIDS.  Without Jobriath there would be no Lady Gaga.  Without Jobriath, there would be no Morrissey.  With amazing archival footage and interviews with many of Jobriath’s associates and influences, “Jobriath A.D.” remembers the life and times of an extremely talented singer who has tragically been forgotten by the world.

Jobriath AD

Jobriath AD film maker Kieran Turner (on right)

After the screening, “Jobriath A.D.” film maker Kieran Turner took questions from the audience.  One of the burning questions was “why isn’t there any interview footage of Morrissey?”  For those who do not know, Morrissey bought the rights to Jobriath’s catalog and because of Moz, his music is available to be heard once again.  Unfortunately, Morrissey refused to be interviewed despite many requests.  “Jobriath A.D.” has been receiving positive reviews from festivals across the globe and finally in 2012, Jobriath is getting his long overdue moment in the sun.



Posted by The G on July 29, 2012 under Street Art | Be the First to Comment

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ASVP sure gets around!  This photo was taken whilst driving.  You are not allowed to text and drive, but there is no rule or regulation about taking photos of street art whilst behind the wheel.  Or are there?

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