Tonight Were The Grammys. Bowie Was Printing Books, Maybe, Or Skiing?

Bowie lost the Rock Album Grammy this year to a Led Zeppelin live recording from 2007, which included no new material, just a reunion performance of the classic hits. Kudos to Zeppelin, who apparently had never won a Grammy before tonight. Condolences to Bowie, but, truly, I doubt he’s even paying attention. Did anyone really… Continue reading Tonight Were The Grammys. Bowie Was Printing Books, Maybe, Or Skiing?

Why Bowie Was Gone For A Decade Or, Alternatively, My Lost Career As A Seamstress

Today was the big day. My new New Year’s, Bowie’s birthday. God bless, David. Someone — perhaps it was (who?) — posted this photo, from Bowie’s 50th birthday celebration in 1997. I remember that coat from the V&A exhibit, and of course the delightful clips from the Madison Square concert. The tailoring, the stitching, the… Continue reading Why Bowie Was Gone For A Decade Or, Alternatively, My Lost Career As A Seamstress

Bowie Plays Baal At Glastonbury… Better Yet, Doors Covers Anywhere

The genius writers at NME included this little prediction in its imagined music events for 2014: “April also brings the thrilling news that David Bowie is continuing his retirement u-turn with a headline slot at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival. The internet is alive with rumours of what the Dame will play. A greatest hits set?… Continue reading Bowie Plays Baal At Glastonbury… Better Yet, Doors Covers Anywhere