It’s all an experiment. I want to find things that fire me up, and see if it works for the people.
Boogie’s gritty photography collection “It’s All Good” chronicles the lives of thugs, hustlers and addicts without artifice.
Scientists are so beautiful. They come up with these things, and then the other side of the coin is that artists grab hold of them, and who knows what can happen? The world is always changing, that’s rule number one.
It’s a dream world now. But like I always say, everybody has access to a piece of paper and a pencil. But how many great stories are written?
I always like random access, and I like the idea that one thing relates to another. And this is part of the internet: It’s so huge, that it is really an unbounded world.
“When people compare us to My Bloody Valentine, I think it’s because they were the last band outside of the mainstream to actually infiltrate the mainstream.”
It’s the old cliché of grabbing the bull by the horns, and the cool thing is that the United States is one of those few places that’s conducive to such a process.
I admire Walt Whitman–his idealism, generosity, grace, and joy.
“I hope the grassroots is able to take back control of hip-hop, and in the process take control of its own destiny.”
“If blues culture had developed under the conditions of oppressive, forced labor, hip-hop culture would arise from the conditions of no work.”
“We must remember that sex is not dirty. It’s normal. Even when it’s dirty.”
Welcome to Morphizm’s collection of my Salon column, “Writing in the Margins.” I’d like to thank my editor, my family and, most importantly, my planet.
Dan Clowes releases a new ‘Eightball’ and follows up ‘Ghost World’ with another feature film, ‘Art School Confidential.’ At what point does ‘undergound comic artist’ lose its meaning?
Pop-punk progenitors the Pixies cast a long shadow over modern rock’s past — and future.
With their new album, the indie-rock impresarios of Pinback have crafted their most exquisite offering, a release equally packed with dark, foreboding lyrics and meticulous sonic structures.
“I don’t think the country is heading the direction that it is because of them,” the Nashville resident argues, “it’s because of us.”
Art and politics blur at your local concert venue, where artists from Ani DiFranco to Pearl Jam are making voter turnout their mission.
That the American intelligentsia finally seems ready to admit that Spiegelman was speaking truth to power in the dark years of 2002 and 2003 ought to make us sleep a little better at night
Margaret Cho is taking her revolution to the streets. The most difficult part of revolution? Feeling you deserve one.
Slam poet Saul Williams’ reality is a lyrical one. But don’t tell him he’s keepin’ it real.
They are standing in the way of history, trying to turn everything, politically and spiritually, back to a medieval vision of the world. Whereas they’re perfectly entitled to have whatever worldview they like, I would suggest that humanity is moving in a forward direction.
“Boon and I were very conversational; we would literally talk about everything all day long.”
“I think poetry is more popular now than it has been in the last 100 years, at least.”
“We just feel each other. And it’s good to see that spark in the younger generation. “