Some of them are blatantly about pleasuring oneself, others simply hint at it or use code words. But however they attack the subject, they're all odes to onanism, and by time you get to the end of this rundown--as compiled in this book of sex, drugs, and rock lists--you will surely be spent.
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Benjamin LozovskyDanzig Legacy New York
Saturday, October 29
Better than: Bobbing for dismembered limbs in a tank of formaldehyde.
On a dreary, slushy Halloween weekend mess, Glenn Danzig, the diabolical mesh-loving doom crooner and heavy metal pioneer, celebrated his ... More >>
Martin Rushent, the British music producer who worked with the likes of the Stranglers, XTC, and the Buzzcocks, passed away on Saturday. Rushent's watershed moment likely came when he produced the Human League's Dare, which spawned the still-pretty-inescapable "Don't You Want Me" (above); this 2010 ... More >>
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Pic by Nate "Igor" Smith, as it happensBrooklyn loft-show firestarters the Death Set are a post-modern pizza party: the tireless punk-o grind of an ABC No Rio bubblecrust band, the whizzing ghosts o ... More >>
OK then. Credit.I wanted to go see power-pop deities the Buzzcocks at Irving Plaza last night, but unfortunately I had to watch some butt-licking basketball team deep-six professional sports in Cleveland for the next several decades, so. Seems like it was a great show, even with the bomb scar ... More >>
Tonight, The Deli's "Best of NYC" festival kicks off with Beach Fossils, the sensitive, disaffectedly distorted surf bums with a mobile drummer. At the Abrons Art Center, the Joshua Light Show splashes lava-lamp gurgling, polka-dotted hallucinogen projections atop Woods, a lo-fi folk act whose psy ... More >>
The Terror Dance Pigeon Revolt endorses stuffed-animal abuse."People seem to always be makin' out and getting naked at our shows lately," says San Felipe of Golden Triangle, a group the honorable Christopher R. Weingarten praises as an "art-dance wet-dream-turned-night-terror." They'll rock y ... More >>
The American Association of Retired Persons finds itself in a bind. CBS News says thousands of angry geezers are quitting the AARP over the Obama healthcare plan -- even though the AARP has not officially endorsed the plan. "I feel they're supporting it through the backdoor," says one former ... More >>