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Here I Am, Not Quite Dying: An Analysis of the Esoteric Catalog of Musical Magus, David Bowie

Growing up, I wasn’t allowed to listen to David Bowie. Though my father listened to all manner of punk, goth and progressive rock, the Buddha of suburbia was too esoteric for his Catholic tastes. 18,674 more words


ART: Bowie/Collector - David Bowie's Private Art Collection Goes For Auction

Renowned and global auctioneer art powerhouse, Sotheby’s, will be hosting auction to some of Bowie’s most intimate items from the art world he so very much loved and collected from. 308 more words


BOWIE (A Poem by Hebe Freya Fern Fryer)

Sitting in this goldfish bowl they throw their empty poetry at me


Stabbed at by their spinning wheels they laugh and cry and weep and wail for me… 31 more words

A Sunny Smile

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”

—F. Scott Fitzgerald


Transition | Transmission 8: not a prophet or a stone-age man

22. Quicksand (1971)
When we left off, so long ago, it was with the quiet nihilism of ‘After All’. I chose that song purposefully as it felt like a bridge between Bowie’s earliest recordings to his Gilded Age, the golden years of the early 1970s. 734 more words