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Riot Fest Chicago 2014 – Saturday (NSFW)

Saturday: The Buzzcocks, Television, The Afghan Whigs, (burlesque dancers), Wu-Tang Clan, The Flaming Lips, The National   The Buzzcocks still have it.  Old school Brit punk at its best.  Talked with Steve Diggle (white shirt) about how Simon Cowell  is ruining music, his love of rock ‘n’ roll, and the importance of music festivals.   […]

Nicolas Winding Refn: The Death of the Black Suitcase – Part 1

I. The Black Suitcase Full of Cash The Russian writer Viktor Pelevin once suggested that the real protagonist of western culture as a black briefcase full of money. Pelevin’s metaphor is one of those ostensibly off-the-cuff, Zizek-esque film-studies truisms that gnaws at you, prompting you to poke around your personal collection for counter-examples and leaving […]