The first openly gay rock star, Jobriath–who died from AIDS in 1983–was for decades a lost cult figure beloved by the underground cognoscenti, a whispered name, his songs listened to and played by those in the know. With Jobriath A.D., director Kieran Turner, our guest tonight, delves into Jobriath’s story to explore his life and the prevailing forces of both society and the music industry.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday May 29, 2012 8:00 pm|
Okay, first Thurston Moore from the art-punk band Sonic Youth is the narrator for two years of National Geographic’s “Hard Time” prison documentary, which was pretty damn freaky.
And now, former Black Flag singer and noted spoken word punk rock uber-dude Henry Rollins is the host of “Animal Underworld,” where you can watch Rollins veins bulge.
|By: Lisa Derrick Saturday August 20, 2011 6:00 pm|
The West Memphis 3– Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr.– were released from prison yesterday in Arkansas after serving 18 years in prison for the stabbing murders of three elementary-aged boys.