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When I was a kid, my eccentric and most creative aunt in Oregon hung these visually appealing, but somewhat disturbing framed prints of little kids with big eyes, and sad faces in her bathroom...  So, every time I had to use the loo at her house, I felt these "Keane" images were staring directly at me.  Sometimes I would try to imagine what was going on in these big-eyed, little kids world, and why they were all so sad?    It seems that I'm not the only one fixated with those imagery.
   Alright busty ladies.  I got my issue last Friday, and I am so pleased. I have poured over the pages and even managed to translate some of the editorial (woohoo for 6 years of Latin!) I’m just pleased with everything, from the piece on the Obamas (I’ve got a total girl crush on Michelle) to seeing a big pic of Lena Horne.  Maybe I’ll write a thank you letter to Franca Sozzani because I’m seriously thinking this woman has really stirred things up with this magazine.
  Desperately Seeking Susan is playing at Mccarren Park Pool next Tues! It is time to don every rubber bracelet you own and do your best to emulate Susan and Roberta. Lets bring some life back to the pool! This movie is Debbie’s favorite of all time. She actually owns the pyramid jacket! Also, someone please explain why they showed The Virgin Suicides last week? That is the opposite of a movie to watch outside with drunk people.
I was very sad to hear of the passing of Natasha Schneider, the Russian born singer and musician from the band Eleven. I was lucky to meet her once at a photoshoot a few years ago, while she was on tour with Queens of the Stone Age. She died of cancer on July 2nd. Friends of Natasha's,  QOTSA, PJ Harvey, Jack Black + Kyle Gass, Matt Cameron, Brody Dalle, Jesse Hughes, Billy F. Gibbons, Chris Goss, and Alain Johannes will be performing on Aug 16th in LA at the Henry Ford Theater in her memory.
When a band or performer is give the opportunity to perform on shows like SNL or David Letterman, it's considered to be a huge accomplishment and testament to their success...personally, I would feel most achieved if I were to appear on Sesame Street. I mean, how awesome would it be to hang out with Telly and Elmo? Feist...you've made it.
Five totally BUST-y lady artists will be headlining a show starting July 25th at Ad Hoc Art in Brooklyn. Each has a unique and funky style all her own, with influences from pop surrealism to Asian pop and burlesque. Works by Jenn Porreca, Amy Crehore, Molly Crabapple, Ewelina Ferruso and Lizz Lopez will be on display until August 24, but they're already starting to sell, so if you're in the market for some fab art, head down there soon! The opening reception will be Friday the 25th from 7 to 10, with an afterparty at the Wreck Room Bar.
So Wednesday night was the "Van's by Marissa Miller" party and it was hot! Marissa Miller, Victoria's Secret angel, debuted her cute new line of high-tops, slip-ons, and sandals. Good music, wonderful drinks, and fun peeps always equal great night of summer fiesta-ing! Check out some more party pics after the jump.
 20 years ago today, while working at CMJ’s predecessor, the New Music Seminar, the former proprietor of lower east side watering holes, Beauty Bar, Barmacy and No Tell Motel, Deb Parker, casually remarked during lunch “I think Nico just died”. Silence. I stopped in mid chew and a chill went down my spine. “Nico?” I gulped, ‘Really?” I couldn’t believe it. That evening The New York Times ran an obituary on her stating she had suffered a stroke while cycling in Ibiza. I thought it was rather untimely and ironic.
 Election time is just around the corner (that or the rest of us are just eagerly anticipating when it actually is) so I thought I would post a few links today on getting to know your candidates on a somewhat under reported aspect - their stances on women's rights.  Read more for helpful (in my opinion anyway) links. Helpful John McCain links: McCain's Views on Choice  McCain's Views on Domestic Violence America Blog: McCain  ABC News: McCain  Not entirely McCain related but it amused me.
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