July 2013 – Antigravity Magazine
Reviews, July 2013


The Rational Radicant: Tumbling Through Black (part four)

Read Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI I wake up in a dark room. I’m on my back but I’m not too hurt. Wait,…Read full article

Guidance Counseling: Buzz Osborne of the Melvins

Look, if you need some kind of introduction to Buzz Osborne— a.k.a. King Buzz— you’re beyond help. As one of the founding members of rock’s most original, influential, longest-lasting, heaviest, scariest and funniest band the…Read full article

Horrorscopes: Time to Cool Off

We are moving into the House of Cancer this month and what better way to honor Cancer’s and your own inner crab than to take to the water? If you didn’t heed last month’s advice…Read full article

Letter from the Editor: Eye-to-eye

In the spirit of the Supreme Court’s historic decision regarding DOMA this past month, let me tell you about a man I love. Ever since I stumbled upon his syndicated advice column on The Onion’s…Read full article


Head of the Creeps: Catching up with the Brains Behind CreepyFest

Bill Heintz  is a busy guy. He’s one of  the masterminds behind Creepy Fest, a four-day-long local hardcore and punk music showcase that stretches over seven music clubs throughout the city of  New Orleans. Virtually…Read full article

Third Wind’s the Charm: 2013 ‘Roo in Review

  Well folks, we did it again… and we had a blast! While the sensory overload that goes into conquering an entire weekend of the best music, food, art and education in the world sounds…Read full article

The Count Yorga of Honky-Tonk: An Ode to Gary Stewart

It all ended on December 16, 2003, with a shotgun blow to the neck. Fitting that Gary Stewart would take out his throat first: it was that mad, scrambled howl that so defined his trajectory…Read full article

Back Room Rock with Gary Wrong Group and Buck Biloxi and the Fucks

Do you remember what it felt like the first time you heard your favorite music? I was 14 and had been listening to a lot of  metal bands.  it was typical stuff like Metallica and…Read full article

Sowing Seeds with Sound Off

One sweaty evening in July members of the New Orleans theater community gather to perform, share feedback and eat watermelon together. Hosted by the ensemble theater company NEW NOISE, Sound Off! is an annual evening…Read full article

Between Bon Jovi and Shakespeare, You Can Find the Geto Boys

Before UGK, before Outkast, and before No Limit ever made a dent in the rap game, there were the Ghetto Boys. Before them, the South had nothing they could call their own in the rap…Read full article

The Ebbs and Flows of the New Lows

I credit Chris George (of the Living Room Studio) as the sperm that lead to the birth of my relationship with Mike Levin. In the summer of ’95, Chris had just returned from stumbling upon…Read full article

Reviews // Photos // Comics

Reviews, July 2013

Books CURTIS HARRINGTON NICE GUYS DON’T  WORK  IN HOLLYWOOD: THE ADVENTURES OF AN  AESTHETE IN THE MOVIE  BUSINESS (DRAG CITY) Curtis Harrington’s autobiography is a strange example of the Hollywood insider genre: a tale of…Read full article