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Lounge Lizards 1979 Conquest of Rar

There was nothing cooler in the post punk, nuevo wavo, downtown Manhattan scene of 1979 than a Lounge Lizards gig at the Squat Theater on West 23rd Street.

Antonin Artaud "pour finir avec le jugement de dieu"


David Wojnarowicz's "A Fire In My Belly"

The presumptive Republican Speaker of the House, orange-faced crybaby John Boehner, currently bathing in a post-electoral glow, is taking a retrograde Conservative stand against freedom of expression, calling for censorship of Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, an exhibition of "gay art" at the National Portrait Gallery, and threatening a curtailment of government funds if they do not bow to his will. The NPG has cravenly caved in and removed David Wojnarowicz's 1987 video, "A Fire in My Belly", from the exhibition.

We have undertaken the necessary corrective of posting it above.

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