Arts
Andy Gill

Andy Gill

"One of the things that isn't right about music at the moment is that it's often too backward looking and referential. I think people should be looking to invent new things." He's been called the post-punk Hendrix. For like his acid-induced predecessor, the spiky,...

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Jim Jinkins

Jim Jinkins

  "I'm happy to have been a pre-computer kid...There was a whole lot of down time when we had to entertain ourselves, and I think that's what helped me think of these stories."   An awkward edge around love interests. A wild imagination. A desire to fit in....

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Jill Greenberg

Jill Greenberg

"Political art, or any art, that has a message isn't going to fix anything, but it might remind people that these things are out there." Few artists get to toggle a line between working for the man and working against the man. Photographer Jill Greenberg, however, has...

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Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser

"The best artists work out of the desire to produce beauty, otherwise it's not real and something else. This intertwining of money, power, and status is a corruption of purpose." You may not recognize the name Milton Glaser, but you would most certainly recognize his...

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Sheila E.

Sheila E.

    "I used to play until my hands would bleed... It got to the point where I had to warm up on a concrete wall, or a surface that was very strong, so that I could numb my hands before I went on stage because it was that painful."     Her hands are...

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Shad

Shad

"Any life that revolves around me, inevitably makes me sad. That's one curious thing I've noticed...What that tells me is that, most times, happiness comes from being able to forget yourself."    Within today's mainstream hip-hop culture Shad K is an...

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Malice

Malice

"Who wants to do this? I never wanted to put out  my story like this ... but I was so convicted by this experience I knew it was a must. I'd much rather look cool to the public, but I had to take my cool off and say, "this happened to me." B y profession and...

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Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins

"My prolific and deeply flawed utterances over the decades may have perhaps found a resonance with others who can sift through the run-on sentences, and tense inconsistencies to dig where I am coming from. Perhaps they can see that they are not the only one who feels...

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Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott

When you're young and impressionable, you pick your models...It's like a candy store. There's no such thing as originality. If you're striving for it, you're a bloody idiot!   Save for a number of African dictators, hardly anything seems to last more than 20...

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David Bazan

David Bazan

"The pretense of it just makes it false. That it is ostensibly promoting Jesus' teaching makes it even more laughable. The commodification of that message in a really unimaginative way, in which it gets sloganized over and over again, is just pathetic. I just don't...

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Steve Albini

Steve Albini

"I'm not generally a nostalgic person, but every now and again I'll think...remember that time you got a Christmas card from Jimmy Page?'"   Steve Albini might just be the most outspoken, and opinionated man in the music business. His words have been known to stir up...

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