Why hello there! Here, help us pack up the car! Yes, Mary, we’re bringing Bloody Mary in thermoses. Save your judgments for later once we’re gone! Your always faithful Filthy Dreams co-founders are almost ready to venture off into the great unknown on our rabidly raunchy road trip to New Orleans. How can we pack …
Devastating, enraging, moving, motivating and yes, militant, Let The Record Show succeeds in powerfully and captivatingly revealing the innumerable and almost incomprehensible losses to the arts community, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s, as well as that community’s strong and outspoken response to the crisis.
Because, faithful Filthy Dreams readers, I have a big announcement: I’ve been reborn! Oh not in any traditional religious sense but I’ve seen the light–the light of the King–after making a pilgrimage to Elvis’ decadent domicile Graceland outside of Memphis.
Both drawing on and emphasizing Cvetkovich’s understanding of queer archives as ephemeral records of affect and memory, the Pittsburgh Queer History Project’s current exhibition Lucky After Dark at Future Tenant, which closes June 29, uncovers the hidden history of Pittsburgh’s gay after-hours social clubs.
Luckily, we can now add our preeminent filth elder John Waters to that list of road tales, sticking his thumb out on the side of the road for literature in his new book Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America (UPDATED with audiobook section for your filthy listening pleasure)
Examining the interconnected lives of these two creative forces, the Andy Warhol Museum’s current exhibition Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede makes the unquestionably important argument that Warhol and Halston’s close friendship, similar artistic sensibilities, and collaborations drove their respective art.
Salman Rushdie describes exile as a dream of glorious return, stating that exile is a vision of revolution in his controversial book The Satanic Verses. Rushdie also adds that exile always has the same paradox of looking forward by looking back. Marcel Duchamp’s escape from Nazi-occupied France in 1935 led Duchamp create La Boite en …
We’re going to roll right into another one for this week’s Party Out Of Bounds. Why, yes, we’re returning to the ever so frivolous era of the Club Kids so enter our Project X Magazine Reading Room!