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Arts Bombast: Guerrilla Girls

Guerrilla Girls were/are a group of anonymous radical artists and activists dedicated to fighting sexism and discrimination in the art world. Around ’85, they started printing cheap, humorous posters with … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Swissted

Something that happens to me more than I’d like to admit: I see something BEAUTIFUL, I stop and question how I feel about the principle behind it, and then I … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Arts Bombast: Louise Nevelson

“The greatest thing we have is the awareness of the mind. There we can build mansions. There we have all the things that are not given to us on earth.” … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Style Ish: UT

There are two very unfortunate things about Uniqlo’s UT campaign. 1. UT (Uniqlo Tee?) is also the name of the best band ever. One of my friends was like, “Oh, … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Punk in Museums?

If you know me (and internet-knowing me totally counts) then you know that two of my fav things in life are punk music and art museums. No, you know what, … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 9 Comments

Arts Bombast: David Wojnarowicz’ Rimbaud in New York Series

Why do all the cool New York artists (see: Ginsburg, Patti Smith, and Wojnarowicz) love Rimbaud so much? Oh, that’s right, because he’s the shit. Below, a couple violent verses … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noisegasm: Lydia Lunch at the Verdi Club

Lydia Lunch is a force of nature. A tempest of sex, noise, booze, and wrath. Lucky for me, San Francisco was directly in the path of the storm called RetroVirus: … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Noisegasm: Bush Tetras

Best news ever: Bush Tetras has a new (old) album out that was released TODAY! Happy is a “lost” Bush Tetras record that was stuck in label-limbo for 15+ years. … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Marc H. Miller

In this amazing series of photographs, artist and “punk curator” Marc H. Miller captures his friend and co-curator Bettie Ringma hanging out with legendary bands from the CBGB scene. Talking … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noisegasm: Snatch

Experimental ambient-art-punk duo Snatch was comprised (mainly) of Judy Nylon and Patti Palladin. The two women collaborated from 1976 through 1980 before moving on to solo pursuits. Good-times Snatch punk … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

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