If you read the Daily Lobo or watch KRQE News, you may have already heard about local rock outfit Glitter Dick’s release party flyer controversy at UNM. I take a deeper look at the situation in Queering Public Spaces. Check out sights and sounds by performing acts below. Launchpad • Glitter Dick album release party • CanyonLands • Black Maria • Terri Schiavo Dance Party • Fri Dec 14 • 9:30 pm • $5 • 21+ • launchpadrocks.com
Raunch rock act’s flyer causes a commotion
Queering Public Spaces
Glitter Dick’s aesthetic causes kerfuffle at UNM
The Daily Word in Glitter Dick, Andrew W.K. and Chinese sex slaves.
Rest in peace guitarist Mickey Baker.
The Onion fooled China.
Bjork shares her favorite TED Talks.
He was a Chinese sex slave dungeon master.
A cat made of fur and anger.
Two students were forced to hold hands.
Here’s what that fire was yesterday.
A New York man got a DWI on his way to a DWI.
A false Messiah gets three years for spitting.
A church in Milan has set up an exorcist hotline.
Amazing anamorphic illusions.
Apparently Andrew W.K. will not be a Cultural Embassador to Bahrain.
Glitter Dick posters on UNM campus sparked a controversy.
Commissioner Wiener wants Charlie Sheen to play him in a movie. Wiener's writing a screenplay.
The lesser prairie chicken is threatened.
Gawker interviews the pale nerd king.
Happy birthday Billy Idol.
Contance Moss, Marisa Demarco and Emily Aragon: Thanks for the linkies!
Kenta Henmi shuffles for us
Kenta Henmi wields his axe with precision and style. He played Song Roulette with us this week. The guitarist’s current projects include the Jonny Cats, Glitter Dick, High Iron, Suicide Lanes and Pumpin’ for Jill. The newest, Pumpin’ for Jill, is named for an Iggy Pop tune and Henmi’s wife, Natalie Bruce, is the principal songwriter for the group. See the reborn Jonny Cats perform on Wednesday night. Check out music from the Jonny Cats, Koffin Kats, Terri Schiavo Dance Party and Glitter Dick after the jump. Launchpad • Jonny Cats • Koffin Kats • Glitter Dick • Terri Schiavo Dance Party • Wed Nov 7 • 9:30 pm • $8 • 21-and-over • launchpadrocks.com
Kenta Henmi’s random tracks
Glitter Dick ISO rock and roll alms
Captain America reports on Glitter Dick’s fundraising efforts for their debut album, Sparkling Richard, in Kick(start) their crotch. Watch music videos from the group after the jump.
Kick(start) Their Crotch
Glitter Dick's Sparkling Richard
Flyer on the Wall
Rock and Roll Fantasy
This typeface is not absurdly tough, yet its pointiness and near-illegibility lends a special aura of mystery that suggests magic, action and adventure. Find those things on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Launchpad (618 Central SW). Tenderizor, Glitter Dick, Contortionist and Drought conjure rainbows in the dark (and the like) beginning at 9:30 p.m. Admission is 21-and-over and $5. (JCC)
Meet Glitter Dick
Glitter Dick performs at a benefit for Amy Clinkscales tonight at the Launchpad. Read Captain America’s article about the show here: Wham, Glam Thank You Ma’am.