We’ll be presenting a poem from Emily XYZ in issue 2. In the meantime, enjoy this piece, “Frank Sinatra,” from Emily and Myers Bartlett, performed at the Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City, November 14, 2008.
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Every back issue of Sensitive Skin is now available in a full-color, interactive PDF edition! Looks great on iPads or other tablets! For those who prefer print, you can get 'em at Amazon.
Craig Clevenger - Mercury
Michael Randall - Time Now and Everything
David West - David West – New Paintings
Patrick O'Neil - Looking Back: Anxiety’s Greatest Hits
Díre McCain - Fat Wallet
Erika Schickel - Unsupervised: My Life as a Bad Girl
Chris Bava - Zona Norte – Photographs
The Editors - The Sensitive Skin Magazine explained
Rebecca Weiner Tompkins - MAYDAY, MAYDAY
Thaddeus Rutkowski - Pardon My French
The Editors - Steve Adams – Triskotronica
Wanda Phipps - when the lights go out in Mojácar
Karen Lillis - Guy Walks into a Bar circa 1997, Hollywood
Ronald B. Richardson - Memory is Narrative; Narrative is Memory
Maggie Estep - Excerpt From Lollapalooza Tour Diaries
Rob Hardin - Merthiolate (and Other Futile Antiseptics)
Carl Watson - A Tale of an Affair
Shalom Neuman - Shalom Neuman – New Work
Jennifer Adams - Blue Portrait
Johanna Ellen - Eat Me
Marguerite Van Cook - Twenty-Four Islands
John S. Hall - John S. Hall at the Bowery Poetry Club
Drew Hubner - Road Kill
New Monsters - Live at 55
Sensitive Skin’s inaugural release, recorded live at Studio 55 in Marin and featuring the compositions of saxophonist Dan Plonsey, produced by bass player Steve Horowitz, captures the magic of New Monsters’ vibrant live performance.
Here they are, warts and all, available for the first time in over 15 years – scanned versions of the original print run of Peau Sensible/Sensitive Skin, from 1991 – 1994, in PDF format.
Jam-packed with downtown NYC superstars, writers, musicians and artists, including Richard Hell, Herbert Huncke, Richard Kern, Eileen Myles, Jack Micheline, Emily XYZ, Patrick McGrath, Taylor Mead and many, many more.
My dad, John Griffin Morrissey, was raised in Bay Ridge, Coney Island, and Sunset Park; a Brooklyn boy through and through. He is the eldest, (and craziest) of seven in an Irish Catholic family. His formal education only went up to tenth grade, but he always said the city was the best of all possible schools.
Come on down for some fun and sun in beautiful Rio! Oh yeah, don’t forget the crack. And your knife.
In 1913, at the age of 19, Vladimir Mayakovsky hit the Russian art scene like a tornado. Within a year, he published his first poems and lithographs; went on a 17-city lecture tour; published articles on Russian theater; wrote, produced and starred in his first play; and, along with his gang of friends, launched a new art movement—Futurism…
A thief of the imagination, TB takes the photographs that we have in our heads. He came to NYC from St. Louis, a teenage East Village Tom Sawyer with a movie already lived that he made up in his head…
My face is cold. A salty breeze numbing my cheeks. I have the black book in my lap, and a pen in my hand. Sunlight casts through black water, a murky aquamarine spreading its roots towards the edge of my boat. I’m awake. Alone. Writing. To my right across the dark ocean, another in a… Read more »