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.
Marian St. Laurent - America as Afterimage in True Detective
Edward S. Robinson - You Can Win: An Interview with Díre McCain
Drew Hubner - Road Kill
Elliott Sharp - Rare, Unreleased and Out-of-Print
Raúl Serrano Sánchez - Purple Heron of the Night
Jennifer Adams - Blue Portrait
Alexander Pushkin & Jenny Wade - Memory – New Translation of Pushkin’s Poem
Justine Frischmann - Justine Frischmann – New Work
Hal Hirshorn - Photographs
Keshav Das - Barefoot in the Heart
Dan Becker - Dan Becker – compositions
Drew Hubner - Tambourine Man: Gene Clark/No Other Memoir Project 1
City Of Strangers - Letter From Santee
The Spitters - Sex, God and Violence
Carl Watson - Late Night Phone Call from the Used to Be
Charles Gatewood - Wall Street – Charles Gatewood Photographs
Marguerite Van Cook - Twenty-Four Islands
Steve Horowitz - Super Size Me – 10th Anniversary Soundtrack
Sir Andre Bemler - Missing Foundation and Mike Taibbi’s "Cult of Rage"
Rob Hardin - Merthiolate (and Other Futile Antiseptics)
Theresa Wong - Venice Is a Fish
J. Boyett - Hank the Vampire
Wanda Phipps - when the lights go out in Mojácar
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.
East of Bowery
"Drew Hubner's prose and Ted Barron's photos are kin, at once raw and lyrical, grit and grace, which is what the city was like back then. The combination is magic, the essence of the time and place."—Luc Sante
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.
I met johnny mo’s father only a few hours before he killed himself at the end of what had already been a long day. I hadn’t seen much of Johnny Mo after we’d had the trouble in Las Vegas. After that guy Mike’s crazy father shattered my ankle with a .22 in the drug deal with Johnny Mo and Mike.
A documentation of the Friday night performance of Steve Horowitz’ musical composition on January 29, 2010 at REDCAT for 10 musicians, 4 actors, 2 singers and narrator. The video projections were created by Zig Gron. The music was performed by The Code Ensemble and CalArts students, conducted by Devin Maxwell. The theatrical staging was directed… Read more »
I met Taylor Mead in 1989 when we both acted together in a science fiction movie shot in the Hall of Science at the World’s Fair Grounds in Queens. I’d seen his acting in the seventies when I moved to NYC and saw Nude Restaurant, Lonesome Cowboys, Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man and… Read more »
Come on down for some fun and sun in beautiful Rio! Oh yeah, don’t forget the crack. And your knife.
Melissa Febos writes of her adventures a long, long way from home.