As I was writing about the apology David got from the Ottawa Citizen on another blog – one for which I receive some measure of income – I was lamenting the lack of a recent picture to put above my lengthy, blathering words. No recent snaps of David smiling, looking gruff, joyful or even neutral… Continue reading Let’s take a minute now, and think calmly about this space oddity situation.
Not me. What’s super-interesting… someone posted this on another site, in explanation, in the comments: “Craig, The copyright holder on “Space Oddity” is actually an organization called “Onward Music Ltd.”, which was a publishing arm of Fly Records, an obscure ’70s label owned by a certain David Platz. Fly Records’ first release was T-Rex’s “Ride… Continue reading Who Knew Bowie Didn’t Have The Rights To ‘Space Oddity’?
I’m too tired to write anything substantial, but oh man. I love this. His company is even called Stripey Pyjamas Productions. Remember the ‘babe with the power’ from Labyrinth? Well, Toby Froud’s grown up and is a REAL Goblin King
I always thought if I ever met Bowie one day, I might carefully, quietly, ask him the question… “So… were you… I mean… were you… were you ever REALLY gay?” And I imagine he would look at me and say, “Well, I thought I might be, but I wasn’t really sure.” As far as I… Continue reading Bowie Discusses His Sexuality… In 1993
Last night, for the first time, I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey. You’d think that would be an easy lead-in to a clip of Bowie singing Space Oddity, but no, you’d be wrong. I had never seen 2001 before last night. I’d seen clips on television, even some of the longer scenes. The movie was… Continue reading I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.
When I was contributing to this piece of random internet squabble regularly, through much of last year, it was like therapy for me. It helped clear my head of other things. The day would end, I would shove everything else away, and would think about Bowie. And life was good, at least for a bit.… Continue reading It’s Been A Lousy Day. I Need My Bowie Blog.
If Iman wants to pull another photo from the archive for her and David’s next anniversary, I suggest this one, from 2001. When’s the last time we saw David with this look? And Iman with short hair, for that matter?