OCTOBER 2017 • VOL 15.10 • #159

Columns

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The ANTIGRAVITY family lost a dear companion and unofficial mascot last month: Chloe Fox. Not only did her likeness sneak onto a few covers over the years, but there was always that point in the…Read full article

REALITY BITES

PUMPKIN SPICE WORLD I’m not sure when pumpkin spice became a thing, but I really like it, and I don’t care if that makes me so basic that I’m in danger of breaking a pH…Read full article

DIRT NERD

ROOT DOWN Our dialect is absolutely inundated with analogies and metaphors about roots. The internet taught me that a metaphor that defines one’s perception of reality uses a metaphor with roots in its very name:…Read full article

WRITING FOR TWO

ROUNDING THIRD I have no idea how, but here we are—the third trimester, the home stretch. When this issue hits the stands, I’ll be approaching week 31 of my pregnancy (the typical length of human…Read full article

LA RAZA OLVIDADA

TEATRO SIN FRONTERAS: UNA EXPERIENCIA TRANSCULTURAL NACIDA EN NUEVA ORLEANS En un estacionamiento lleno de 30 personas más o menos, adyacente al Ashé Culture Center, se soporta un camión de taco con un escenario unido…Read full article

STAR HUSTLER

On October 11th, Jupiter enters the sign of Scorpio. Jupiter brings opportunity, fresh perspective, and joy to our experiences. During its yearly autumnal shift from one sign to another, we feel a wave of change….Read full article

DIRTFARM


Features

RADICAL HUMANS: AN INTERVIEW WITH MARISSA PATERNOSTER OF SCREAMING FEMALES

Punk music nowadays has moved away from the humanism that made the genre so necessary in the 1970s and ’80s. Gone are the days of Iggy Pop singing “we been separated” or Paul Westerberg crooning…Read full article

“MAKE IT GOOD!” A PHONE CALL WITH PEACHES

  Since 2000, Peaches has been making her own unique brand of bawdy electropop. With joyously unrestrained stage shows replete with sexually explicit choreography and elaborate costumes—think a suit made of boobs with Barbie doll…Read full article

PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION: ANTIGRAVITY PICKS FOR THE 2017 VOODOO MUSIC + ARTS EXPERIENCE

Now in its 18th year, The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience is one of the major draws of Halloween weekend in New Orleans. Taking place under the stately oaks of City Park, it has long…Read full article

NO-NONSENSE VOTER EDUCATION GUIDE FOR NEW ORLEANS ELECTIONS
OCTOBER 14, 2017

These guides have been produced lovingly and carefully since 2014 by a group of individuals who seek to confront the existing lack of accountability in the branches of Louisiana government, and in the election process…Read full article

“DORIS DAY: THE SLUT VERSION” AN INTERVIEW WITH JACQUELINE FRANCES, A.K.A. JACQ THE STRIPPER

There have been nights I’ve come home from the club despondent, only to laugh myself to sleep while cruising Jacq The Stripper’s Instagram, full of deep banter and comics to match. Her books, from zines…Read full article

MICRO WAVES: RECAPS FROM ANTIGRAVITY RADIO

For the September 6th episode of ANTIGRAVITY RADIO (hosted by Ben Miotke and Brandon Lattimore), we were pleased to feature Sarah Mason, member of local band Black Abba and owner/operator of the Space Taker Sounds…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

REVIEWS

BLOODSICK S/T (C RAGE!) Having reemerged from their Ohioan tomb, Bloodsick now calls New Orleans its home base. Clevelanders, Nunslaughter, and local blasphemers Witch Burial—among a host of other projects past and present—primarily comprise the…Read full article

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