March 2014 – Antigravity Magazine
March 2014 • VOL 11.5 • #116

Columns

Astrocreep: Sprung Forward

Are the days getting longer? Why does it feel like I am always falling back? Questions on my mind every year during this mess they call Spring. One March years ago a crystal-healer friend pressed…Read full article

Letter from the Editor: Stage Management

I’ ve been lucky enough to attend a lot of shows in 2014 so far, and some not even in the city. A crew of us went down to Houma a few weeks ago to…Read full article

Guidance Counseling: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Perennial AG favorite and NYC dream-poppers The Pains of Being Pure at Heart return to New Orleans this month for the BUKU Music + Art Project (on Saturday, March 22nd). We couldn’t be more thrilled—and…Read full article

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Red Light Fever: March Recording Notes

While the festivities of carnival season make it apparent that New Orleans is bustling with music on the outside, there’s just as much happening on the inside, behind closed studio doors. This month features recording…Read full article

Reality Bites: Shady Whiskey

I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news for you. There’s a pretty good chance your whiskey bottle is not being honest with you. It’s not that your whiskey has over-sold you on your own attractiveness;…Read full article


Features

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Mountain Tops and Mortal Kombat: Heat Dust vs. Natural Blonde

THIS BUS RUNS ON ICED COFFEE tour? What inspired that name? Jasper den Hartigh: We just like iced coffee, right? Jesse Kees: I don’t really drink iced coffee. JDH: Some of us like iced coffee….Read full article

The Power of Simplicity: Mary Timony of Ex Hex

I had a friend when I was about 20 years old who was obsessed with Mary Timony. Not in the creepy sense, but in the admiring fan kind of way. She had one of those…Read full article

Refining the Landscape: The Airline is a Very Long Road

Breonne DeDecker and Darin Acosta, aka The Airline is a Very Long Road, are relentlessly interdisciplinary. Over the past year I have seen Airline include writing, projections, audio, film, and photographs. Their essay-length guides to…Read full article

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UnfairBnB: What Unlicensed Short-Term Rentals Mean for New Orleans

More and more people we know in New Orleans make money through Airbnb, a website that allows tourists to arrange short-term stays in private homes. “I wash towels for a living now,” says one friend,…Read full article

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Instructions (Comic)

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Lessons and Lightsabers from New Orleans Comic Con 2014

On my 21st birthday, I made a promise  to myself. I vowed to keep in touch  with the 9 year-old version of myself that I had supposedly “outgrown.” I solemnly swore to live a life…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews, March 2014

Books MIKE KENNEDY KNOCKOUT: A MANUAL FOR SUCCESS (CRUSHED MEDIA) Filmmaker Mike Kennedy is a case study of local guy made good; but at one time in his life, he was over $400,000 in the…Read full article