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Film, "The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye": Dissecting Two Lives

"The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye": Dissecting Two Lives

Directed by Marie Losier, The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye chronicles Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle founder Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's recent career and second marriage, both defined by P-Orridge's surgically aided transformation, from a man who occasionally dressed as…
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Calendar, Night&Day Altered States

Altered States

The groundbreaking painter, writer, and performance artist Brion Gysin was, above all, a seeker. A close friend of William Burroughs, Gysin explored the outer edge of human consciousness, with and without “artificial” stimulants. (His last words, in 1986, were, “Nothing…
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Calendar, Night&Day Girl Talk

Girl Talk

One gets the distinct impression, when reading local writer and essayist Dodie Bellamy's new collection of surreal prose poems, Cunt-Ups, that she would be adept at talking dirty. Here's an excerpt: "Can you see me kneeling there on the floor…
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