This guy was a smart cookie—he had access to Andy Warhol in the '80s and made sure to get him to sign several Campbell's soup cans, a print and three Interview magazines. Watch his Antiques Roadshow auction-estimate reaction.
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My pal Jenni Olson drew my attention to this interesting Kickstarter, for a “non-documentary” about '60s underground filmmaker and artist Jack Smith. Check it out—it looks fascinating and the rewards are pretty cool, too.
A Jack Smith primer, from director Jerry Tartaglia's Kickstarter page:
Out today is the lovely, holiday-gift-worthy book Alternative Movie Posters II: More Film Art from the Underground, which gathers stunning new takes on old movie posters that rival the originals.
Pee-wee-tastic cover by Steve Dressler
Editor Matthew Chojnacki rounds up the work of nearly 100 emerging artists in this volume, a feast for the eyes.
Check out Blue Smoke: Intimate Disclosures in Poetry & Prose (Outskirts Press, $17.95), a book by Craig A. Combs, who was a close buddy of mine until I moved away after third grade. I went looking for him and we re-connected over mis-remembered memories and our divergent paths in life. Well, not so divergent after all: We both just put out memoirs!
In his book, he reproduces some of the letters he sent me as a kid, which I, of course, saved faithfully because I'm warped like that.
30 years of An Early Frost.
Gavin Rossdale cheated with Gwen Stefani's doppelgänger—their nanny.
This is why I won't eat bacon.
Miley makes a killer speech at the LGBT Vanguard Awards.
Jessa Duggar and her (HOT!) uptight Xtian hubby named their kid Spurgeon.
Finger in the cookie jar. (Work Unfriendly)
Glory Johnson opens up on Brittney Griner tumult.
Utah judge removes foster kid from gay couple.
Platonic queer social network launches!
Queer Coorain calendar—12 months of art.
New Jerry Sandusky accuser.
Popular haircare line may cause baldness.
Mormons abandoning faith in droves this weekend.
Ellen DeGeneres responds to Starbucks holiday-cup brouhaha.
Troubled soap actor Nathaniel Marston dies following car crash.
Bob Dole is (1) alive, and (2) backing Jeb Bush.
Diaper Dave Vitter's gubernatorial challenger calls him a liar, cheater, stealer.
Is Confessions on a Dance Floor Madonna's best album to date?
I recently came across the work of Spanish artist Salem Beiruti, beautiful illustrations that subtly capture the essence of his (male) subjects while exalting every hair on their bodies.
Check out his work in the gallery above, and his answers to my questions below ...