Here's Patti Smith's Fantastic Advice For Young Artists

"One does their work for the people, and the more people you can touch, the more wonderful it is. You don't make work and say, 'I only want the cool people to read it.' I mean, fuck you! You want everyone to read it [...] Maybe you want to or maybe you want to write scripts for detective shows... it doesn't really… » 4/13/13 12:00pm 4/13/13 12:00pm

Patti Smith Officially Can't Get More Awesome, Cites Hunger Games as an …

It is an objective truth that Patti Smith is one of the coolest, most talented women in the entire universe. Don't believe it? Well, one, you are wrong and, two, check out these videos of her discussing her new album Banga. Did you know she cites the Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen as an inspiration? » 6/07/12 6:10pm 6/07/12 6:10pm

I May Be Too Old To Rock, But Thankfully, The Breeders Are Not

People — writers, fans, music executives — don't really know what to do with an aging female musician. I'm not talking about someone like Celine Dion or Cher, whose popularity was never based on some amorphous idea of coolness or relevance. I'm not even talking about our beloved Liz Phair, who still plasters short,… » 7/14/08 1:00pm 7/14/08 1:00pm

Woody V. Dov: It's A Battle Of The Lolita-Loving Asian Fetishist Jews!

  • Woody Allen is suing American Apparel for $10 million for using his image in its ads without consent. And to think if not for this minor infringement the two seem, well, cut from the same (sweatshop free knit jersey) cloth, if you know what I mean! [WSJ]
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