Monthly Archives: October 2007

UNKLE @ Vegoose

…was fucking incredible. I caught five minutes of Muse. Eh. Alright. Not great. But UNKLE was amazing. Eight piece — drummer, keyboardist, DJ, bassist, two guitarists at any time, Gavin Clark on vocals and James Lavelle mixing and singing. The … Continue reading

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And Let Me Just Say It, Since Nobody Else Seems To Want To

New Orleans, 2005: a festering football stadium with corpses left to rot in place, shit and urine on the floor, and no water. For days. And the National Guard will shoot your black ass if you try to leave. San … Continue reading

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Out Of Nature: Autumn 1

This is a Flash piece I wrote last night. I took photographs of the flowers in my front yard, and then brought them into Illustrator and ran Live Trace on them (converting the image into vector form). I then separated … Continue reading

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New Wacom Cintiq — 12 inch!

Oh, my God, I really, really, really want this badly. This is the new smaller Cintiq, which — if you’re not familiar — is a pressure sensitive LCD drawing tablet. You draw right on the display, and the stylus is … Continue reading

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Vegoose

James from UNKLE and his management were nice enough to get me a ticket to Vegoose on Sunday, so if you’re there, look for me. I’m hard to miss. Listen

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Why Doesn't Alt.Culture Exist?

SuicideGirls > News > Culture > The Sunday Hangover with Warren Ellis One of the best non-fiction things Warren’s ever written. Every corner of the web is blitzed with the light shone by thousands of curational blogs whose job is … Continue reading

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Coilhouse » Blog Archive » Mondo 2000: Where Are they Now?

Coilhouse » Blog Archive » Mondo 2000: Where Are they Now? So, what made Mondo 2000 so special? It was, in my opinion, the best alternative culture magazine that America ever had. They wrote about smart drugs, brain implants, virtual … Continue reading

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Rockity Rock Rocky Rock Rock Rock

Somehow, I’ve managed to write a goddamn Weezer song. (The song is called “Sky Blue” and it’s probably going to be the single, because it’s a pop song. Fuck you, I can write pop rock songs too.) We’re going to … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To America

Hi, America. Josh Ellis here. So I’ve been noticing, for the past couple of years, a rising backlash against the current presidential administration. I hear a lot of you talking, wide-eyed and horrified, about Bush’s lies and the excesses of … Continue reading

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Pushing Daisies…

…is officially my new favorite TV show. It’s from Bryan Fuller, who did Dead Like Me, which used to be my favorite show, until it got cancelled. It’s about a guy who can quite inexplicably make dead people come alive … Continue reading

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