Nao Bustamante on Bravo’s Work of Art

Nao Bustamante on Bravo’s Work of Art

What will secure Troy, New York’s place in history… it’s mark on the map? Sanforization? Arrow Shirts? Uncle Sam? Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute? No. I think it will be Nao Bustamante‘s run on Bravo’s new TV show “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist”...

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Kitchen Mittens and Skull Measurements

Kitchen Mittens and Skull Measurements

I have certain fascinations, passions, interests and obsessions. Always having a camera in my pocket means I now take thousands of photos related to them. Sometimes the meaning can only be demonstrated in sequence or juxtaposition. Most of the time they just sit undisturbed on a flash card or...

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Steven Cerio in latest Signal to Noise

Steven Cerio in latest Signal to Noise

The newest issue of the excellent Signal to Noise Magazine (#58 – The journal of Improvised & Experimental Sound) features a great spread of several of Steven Cerio‘s concert posters and a good sized interview with the man talking about his history, art and music. Interesting...

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Random Wow Cool Bits Here and There

This is a first. The pressing plant for Evidence’s Final Goodship Tuesday record, blogged us up on their site. The record will be out next Tuesday, June 8. Avoid the Future reviewed my “The Girl From Mars” contribution to the Newave! Minicomix book from Fantagraphics, saying...

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Introducing JenOhSays.com Natural Living Site

Introducing JenOhSays.com Natural Living Site

My awesome wife Jennifer Oh has finally launched her own web site – JenOhSays.com. If you’ve ever wondered about the inner working of the Oh/Arsenault household then here’s your chance. Jen chronicles our long, strange journey into healthier and more natural living, something...

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nickname: Rebel in Session on Dandelion Radio

nickname: Rebel in Session on Dandelion Radio

nickname: Rebel has committed it’s second exclusive session for Mark Whitby on Dandelion Radio. Featured are four new tracks, each featuring new drum genius Robb Cole (formerly of Brevator, To Hell and Back and Kitty Little). Three of these were achieved with the assistance of Mr. Andrew...

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IF is the Middle Word in LIFE

IF is the Middle Word in LIFE

This is pretty great. Had never seen it before tonight. There are a few of Dennis Hopper’s films that I wanted to say something about and it was a big fail on the YouTube getting decent clips. And then there was this staring at me. Who knew that Hopper telling Sheen that IF was the

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I’ll Take you to Hell

I’ll Take you to Hell

The original film of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre is arguably one of the few pieces of shock cinema that transcends it’s genre and stands alone as a piece of art. Truly great art. Astounding in its visual scope. The sequel, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, is merely totally fucking awesome. The...

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Out of The Blue And Into The Black

Out of The Blue And Into The Black

One of the very few films that somewhat understood punk and that awkward time of someone being pretty sure they want to be punk, but not doing so hot at it. That part may be a little to familiar for many. The rest of it, hopefully less so. Genuinely disturbing. Nice writeup at Blastitude. Out...

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Remembering Dennis Hopper Part 1

Remembering Dennis Hopper Part 1

The above is from Hermann Vaske’s excellent The Fine Art of Separating People From Their Money. I used to make everyone in my art department and all the sales reps who used our materials watch this movie. The work and life of Dennis Hopper has meant more to me than I can begin to express...

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Nickname: Rebel Dandelion Radio Session in June

This June, Dandelion Radio celebrates its 4th anniversary with a 9-show, 21-hour looping schedule that includes a session from Nickname: Rebel (our second for Mark Whitby). Dandelion Radio is a UK-based internet radio station inspired by the great John Peel. We’re thrilled to have been...

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Steven Cerio Seconds Magazine Interviews

Steven Cerio, as announced previously, has relaunched his webness. Steve has recently been rolling out some of his classic interviews from Seconds Magazine on his website. Of the artists and musicians featured so far, we have classic talks with: Raymond Pettibon, H. R. Giger, Storm Thorgerson...

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New Simon Gane T-shirt from Wow Cool

New Simon Gane T-shirt from Wow Cool

We are proud to announce the immediate availability of this brand new T-Shirt design by Mr. Simon Gane, of Bath, England, The UK. We would also like to submit that this would have been a much better choice for the 2012 Olympic mascots. The immortal story of these star-crossed lovers, eternally...

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Steven Cerio Says Hello

Steven Cerio Says Hello

Hello everyone, Steven Cerio here. I had a few things to mention.   1.  The new site www.stevencerio.com is coming along. Only a few things up right now. It’ll have all of the modern amenities modern computer people have come to expect, including a blog (I have hundreds of posts prepared) and...

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