November 2013 – Antigravity Magazine
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Columns

Guidance Counseling: Eric Andre

Eric Andre is not a stable human being. Watch a few minutes of his late night talk show on Adult Swim (produced by the same folks who birthed the bizarre Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great…Read full article

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Red Light Fever: Cheap Mics Great Sounds

A good psyche rock album should be a full-on experience. It comes on strong, gets a little weird in the middle and finishes with a bright epiphany,  leaving the listener a bit confused about the…Read full article

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Reality Bites: Bean Love

If I asked you to conjure a mental image of a coffee goddess, the very embodiment of sacred-jungle-beans- cum-magical-morning-life-force, you would probably envision some variety of high-spirited Incan warrior princess, a guardian of ancient rainforest…Read full article

Horrorscopes: Thanks for the Crap

This is the time of year that we are supposed to reflect and be thankful for the good things we have and all of the blessings that we receive. Endless Facebook posts reiterate that we are…Read full article

Don't worry, I'm better now!

Editorial: Colder Weather, Darker Days

As the Earth tilts us away from the sun, towards colder weather and darker days, things are flying around AG HQ like we’re in the middle of a hurricane. During deadline week, AG staff have…Read full article


Features

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Operation P.A.T.S.Y. Asks, 50 Years After JFK: Who is Eric Martinez?

On January 4, 2013, nearly half a century after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, I met my friend Eric Martinez at PJ’s Coffee on Magazine in New Orleans. I found Eric…Read full article

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Truth to Power with Truth Universal

What does “revolutionary” mean? Although these days it’s a term used to sell video games and kitchen gadgets, Truth Universal’s outspoken politics and innovative music make him a truly revolutionary artist. Proudly outside the musical…Read full article

Working Vacation with of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes

After several gleeful electropop albums, a brief romp into psychedelic funk and a journey through twisted R&B, where do you go? The ‘60s, baby. After 2012’s overly complicated digital jungle Paralytic Stalks, Kevin Barnes abandoned…Read full article

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Fringe by Numbers: Year Six of New Orleans’ Most Prolific Performance Festival

The fresh and fearless Fringe Fest is back for its sixth year. This year features 77 shows, at over 30 venues, a parade with performance “hot spots,” yard art, Family Fringe, a free-for-all lounge with…Read full article

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Maids and Kings of the Mountaintop

The Mountaintop, a play exploring Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last night at the Lorraine Motel, has been on my radar since it debuted in London to rave reviews in 2009. Playwright Katori Hall doesn’t shy…Read full article

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Seven’s Company with Sweet Crude

I’ve interviewed duos, trios, brothers and sisters, and best friends; but never have I faced the challenge of fitting a seven-member band into one interview. I met up with five of the seven members on…Read full article

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Once-In-a-Lifetime Nightmare: Housecore’s Horror Film (and Music) Festival

Everywhere I go I see Phil’s face through the crowd I hear his voice clear and loud He is the light that I seek The Old Man has found me So, Phil “Philip H.” Anselmo…Read full article

The Rational Radicant: Tumbling Through Black (part six)

In the last installment, we found Harry in a cab driven by an Eastern European, waking from a strange visit to the Ganderthals and meeting their leader, Tobe Wannason, who had bio-engineered himself into a…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews, November 2013

Books RAY DAVIES AMERICANA:  THE KINKS,  THE RIFF, THE ROAD: THE STORY (STERLING) Ray Davies has made a career out of a vaudevillian sensibility for mining the lives of various characters and immortalizing them in…Read full article