David Bowie

Here Is Amanda Palmer’s David Bowie Memorial Cover EP, Feat. John Cameron Mitchell and Anna Calvi

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Dresden Doll/solo artist Amanda “Fucking” Palmer and multi-instrumentalist Jherek Bischoff have teamed up with British guitar virtuoso/brooding vocalist Anna Calvi, Hedwig and the Angry Inch‘s John Cameron Mitchell, and novelist/husband Neil Gaiman for a “flash Bowie tribute” EP — so flash, in fact, that it began immediately following Bowie’s death, and is available to stream.
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Exuberant Posters Celebrate the Songs of David Bowie

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When David Bowie ascended to a higher plane of existence on January 10 of this year, the world exhaled a collective cry of mourning. What followed for most was a nostalgic revisiting of Bowie’s best work, a heightened appreciation for his last work, and just simply coming to terms with a world without Bowie. For NYC-based artist and graphic designer Maia Valenzuela, that process was a creative one.
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Could We Handle ‘Labyrinth’ in 2016?

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It’s already been lost in the outrage cycle, but over the weekend, the Internet went bonkers briefly over a “report” that the Jim Henson Company was making a rebooted version of the 1986 film Labyrinth. It turned out that the company is doing no such thing, and then Kristen Stewart either did or didn’t say something stupid, and the Internet got mad about that, and Labyrinth was forgotten. But if you’ll indulge us for a second, it’s interesting to think about how the film might go over if it was released, or remade, today.
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Dream Casting the Alexander McQueen Biopic

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Flavorwire’s own film editor, Jason Bailey, recently wrote of the biopic that, at this point “even the most casual viewer can recognize the pitfalls of the form, in which the reduction of an entire life to a single short-form narrative results in clumsy expositional dialogue, one-dimensional characters, comically obvious historical markers, and tediously unimaginative soundtrack cues.”  
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Bowie’s Illustrator Speaks, a Scholarship Exclusive to White Men, and More: Today’s Recommended Reading

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Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the Internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the ‘Net are doing, too. Today, there is a glance back on Eileen Myles’ groundbreaking presidential campaign, an interview with the illustrator of David Bowie’s Blackstar, a scholarship that aims to help the “struggling” white boys of the world, and a reflection on an hour-long song about the joys of marijuana.
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