With just about zero fanfare, one of the most magnificent of movies ever made has appeared in the past 24 hours on AmazonPrime in a previously unreleased version that is astonishing.
Velvet Underground bassist/violaist John Cale performed a moody, arty solo take on his band’s already moody and arty debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico, last spring in Paris.
This is what it comes to when we die: a wardrobe full of clothes, shoes, some scattered notes, several albums of photographs and a few good memories to be shared by others.
If you have no idea what you’re going to be for Halloween yet, don’t fret because have I got the costume for you!
A resin-based bust of actress Bette Davis as ‘Baby Jane Hudson’ from the 1962 psychological thriller, ‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane.’ If you happen to be as terrified of Bette Davis’ portrayal of the unforgettable “Baby Jane Hudson” from the 1962 film Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
Kehinde Wiley has been collecting laurels for over a decade, for his amazingly vivid, large scale, ultra-realistic portraits of contemporary African-Americans in an epic style that nods to Barkley L.
It seemed like for much of the ‘90s another tribute compilation came out every damn week, and since huge-deal affairs like If I Were a Carpenter, Red, Hot & Blue, and KISS My Ass hogged the lion’s share of attention, the sheer volume of also-rans consigned the majority of the truly great...
An image of the 6’4” statue of ‘Godzilla’ by Bandai along with an actual human to illustrate scale. This massive Godzilla statue was modeled after the irritable Tokyo-stomping version of Godzilla that went up against King Ghidorah in the 1991 film Godzilla vs.
“Don’t play stupid, don’t play dumb, vagina’s where you’re really from.” Russian feminist art pranksters (and political prisoners) Pussy Riot have released a new video for their catchy new Le Tigre-esque single “Straight Outta Vagina.” Shot at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles by director...
News station UTV Northern Ireland did a great report yesterday on a remarkable and decidedly man-made phenomenon that various airplane passengers have noticed in recent weeks: a 300-foot-long Celtic cross made up of thousands of trees that is only...
The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF) possesses countless treasures, but one of the most intriguing is certainly the first known depiction of a witch flying on a broom.
I’m always looking for cool indoor string lights and I think I’ve found them. These awesome solar system string lights are by ThinkGeek.
Akiko Wada. The arrival of the “beat girl” archetype in Japanese culture back in the 60s came with numerous girl rockers taking the helm of bands, cranking out garage rock sounds and pop-inspired hits some of which would go on to sell more than
These boots aren’t made for walking—they’re sculptures designed by Costa Magarakis—a Greek-born artist who is now based in “a Shoe Galaxy some ‘step years’ away…” Costa makes shoe sculptures because he believes every “shoe has its own personality and a story to tell.” His influences...
The tame alternate cover of the Scorpions 1976 album ‘Virgin Killer.’ This footage from German music show Musikladen features some seriously funky riffs from former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth. The impossibly lickey Roth departed the band...
It’s a great time to be alive for fans of the immortal proto-punk wizards, the Stooges. Jim Jarmusch’s documentary on the band, Gimme Danger, hits theaters this week, and
The Sugarcubes’ 1989 single “Birthday” represented the biggest Icelandic hit outside of Iceland up to that point, by far.
This is a guest post by “undercover banker,” Em, an occasional contributor to Dangerous Minds. Born in NYC, he has lived all over the world.
I’m guessing that many, if not most, of our UK-based readers caught this weekend’s big Pink Floyd TV special on the BBC.
One of Ken Russell’s childhood memories was of going to school on a rainy day and noticing the clouds reflected in the puddles.