June 2014 – Antigravity Magazine
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Columns

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Letter from the Editor: A Monumental Yet Totally Arbitrary Marker of Time

For the monumental, yet totally arbitrary marker of time that is a ten year anniversary, I set out to re-read every issue of AG to this point. Not every word, of course, but I spent…Read full article

Astrocreep: Finding the Divine in Our Sweat, Shit and Sex

The best forms of divination are the ones upon which we can most directly project ourselves, those which frame ourselves, and hold ourselves, so that we become coherent to ourselves. This is because the answers…Read full article

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Guidance Counseling: Above-Average Advice

AG has asked for advice from all kinds of artists, famous nationally and locally. One is even a puppet. Here is some of the wisdom we’ve received throughout the years.   My boyfriend’s ALWAYS late to…Read full article

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Red Light Fever: T3 & Young RJ of Slum Village on J Dilla’s Production

Great masters of all crafts understand the weight of their knowledge and the importance of passing it on to others, so the master can die, but the knowledge lives on. After the Buddha attained enlightenment,…Read full article


Features

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Not Enough Fest 2014 : Still Not Enough

“This is probably the biggest event I’ll go to this year,” I thought as I parked on Rampart behind the Red House. Walking across the field, I saw all kinds of people—standard punks to fashionistas…Read full article

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In Our Own Words: Participants on NEF 2014

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Young at Heart: Antigravity does Hangout Fest 2014

I turned 30 in January. It’s been a somewhat rough six months of adjustment to the idea that I have to be some sort of “real” adult now. Though I’m not yet married or a…Read full article

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The Big Cat and the Boycott: Remembering Ernie Ladd

Few pro wrestlers were as universally despised as the Louisiana-born WWE Hall-of-Famer “Big Cat” Ernie Ladd, considered one of the first (and all-time best) African-American wrestling villains. His look, his athleticism and most of all…Read full article

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Mary Gremillion, Antigravity fan

Antigravity has probably lost its oldest fan: 87 year old Mary Gremillion of New Roads, Louisiana died last month. I sent Mary her first copy two years ago when there was an article about my…Read full article

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A Decade of Deadlines : Celebrating and Commiserating with 10 Years of Anti-friends

To put into perspective what life was like in 2004, when Antigravity was launched, here are a few realities the people of New Orleans knew: TwiRoPa was a live and functioning club in the Lower…Read full article

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Real Talk: Memorable Moments from Antigravity’s First Ten Years

AG has been privileged to speak with a lot of artists over the past 10 years and have them tell us their stories. Here are some of the most memorable moments as rendered by Osa…Read full article

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Fan Mail 2 (comic)

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Bad-Ass Bands, Pelican Pow Wows & Mystery Merchandise

Sarah Mason of Pelican Pow Wow Records, my favorite local label other than mine (Defunct), is on the cusp of a First Annual Pelican Pow Wow-Pow Wow Festival, 4th of July weekend, celebrating one year…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews, June 2014

THE BALLY WHO? A PILFERER’S PATIENCE (SELF-RELEASED) Of all the places for a band to find inspiration for an album, a puppet show is probably down toward the “unlikely” end of the spectrum—but that’s exactly…Read full article