All photos by Derek Kouyoumjian
Here's your moment of glam zen for the day: For irrefutable proof of why Videodrome Discothèque clinched our Best Dance Night category in 2012, look no further than this bazonkers photo set, taken from their sparkles-and-spandex-sheathed tribute to the best-worst roller-disco opera ever made.
Photo by Matt Samolis
music often comes from great literature. Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aneas. based on Virgil's Aeneid, is one example. Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Welcome to the Pleasuredome, inspired by
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla Khan," is another. Jaggery's latest release, Private Violence, carries on the
tradition with a collection of songs Mali Sastri wrote after reading Truman
Capote's In Cold Blood
And now, for some nerd-inspired slam poetry:This is for the nerds who want to get involved with humanoid robots but never had a chance to go to a workshop! This is for the people who have had to rewind their videos because whoever rented it before them didn't!This is for the zombies that got autopsied without donating their bodies to science!
possible week: After learning about mushrooms, Nazi ciphers, and
cancer, I explore the depths of the human condition in Frankenstein, and
chill for a couple hours with Bruce Campbell and some Maltese puppies.
Then my Freestyle Full Beard wins top honors; and the next day,
Singularity happens at Oberon, whereupon nanomachines invent
themselves and cure hangovers, just in time for Spring Break 2011.
Follow us on Twitter for updates and links to general coolness