One of my favorite albums from my youth is Ill Communication by the Beastie Boys. This is the cover: The photograph was shot by Bruce Davidson. I didn’t know about him until now, but after some quick Google Image searches, I’ve discovered he’s an amazing photographer (he’s still alive at 84):
Rolling Stone: Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Speaks Out at NYC Anti-Hate Rally: The election “felt very personal because … I’m a brown, female immigrant,” says Maria Paz Alegre, a U.S. citizen and New York resident who was born in the Philippines. “It’s been very painful to hear that half the country doesn’t want me here. It […]
The Rogue One trailer cut with Sabotage by the Beastie Boys. I approve.
Dead at 69, Patty Duke Lyrics from Get It Together, Beastie Boys
Looks like there’s a Beastie Boys easter egg in Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Beastie Boys as we knew them ceased to exist in 2012 after Adam Yauch’s death from cancer, but their memory’s being kept alive in an unexpected, intergalactic fashion. Jedi Insider obtained a new Hasbro Black Series figurine of an alien […]
If you can’t tell that’s Adam Horovitz AKA Ad-Rock (Beastie Boys) front-and-center with the smirk on his face. Behind him, Mike Diamond AKA Mike D (Beastie Boys) and behind him, Adam Yauch AKA MCA (Beastie Boys). To the right of Mike D is Def Jam Recordings founder, Rick Rubin. The dude in the front with […]
I used to live one block away from Stromboli Pizza in the East Village. It’s still there. Photo by Lynn Goldsmith via this isn’t happiness