It’s a busy week, and it’s only Monday. But here are a couple of things that caught my eye that I thought I’d share. Incidentally, I spotted the above album cover desecration on Facebook last week, and have been chuckling about it ever since.
There were snippets of it in “Nico: Icon,” but Dangerous Minds have unearthed the whole, weird clip! Check out Nico and a young Iggy Pop in “Evening of Light”: “Like ‘The Wicker Man’ on heroin!”
Writer Joe Bonomo extolls the merits of an essay by “Low Life” author/fabled New Yorker, Luc Sante.
Possibly my most favorite thing of the past several months: Bargain Bin Blasphemy!
The always excellent Scouting New York beats me to the punch and writes a piece about my favorite bit of art-gore that I pass on my way to work every single day; the woman brandishing the decaptitated head at the top of the New York Public Library.
Speaking of New York, check out this beautiful, technicolor tour of the NYC of 1949!
Not sure about this, but... 15 reasons why people move to New York City.
Check out my comrade Bryan’s sprawling gigography (updated) of CBGB.