10 Videos to Watch and Contemplate America on This Fourth of July: Lana Del Rey Live! Edition
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10 Videos to Watch and Contemplate America on This Fourth of July: Lana Del Rey Live! Edition

Hello? Hello?!! HELL-OOOOOOO!! *taps mic* Can you hear me? Is this thing even on? Oh! Hello there, my most precious Filthy Dreams patriots! What’s that? What am I doing? Checking to make sure the plug wasn’t pulled on us like it was for OUR Trash Magic Miss America, Lana Del Rey, during her recent set … Continue reading

It’s Strange What Desire Will Make Foolish People Do: Feminist Utopia In Pipilotti Rist’s ‘Pixel Forest’
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It’s Strange What Desire Will Make Foolish People Do: Feminist Utopia In Pipilotti Rist’s ‘Pixel Forest’

I drool when I nap. Yep. It’s not pretty, dearest Filthy Dreams readers, but as Mariah Carey slurred in her New Year’s eve performance/art/train wreck, “it is what it is.”

Yesterday, that over-salivation both almost killed me and gave me inspiration. I dreamed I was drowning. While I couldn’t breathe in reality, in my mind, I was immersed underwater with a slow, rhythmic, Rorschach-like imagery. A bikini-sporting body appeared and disappeared in spurts of bubbles, a beaded heart sank to the bottom of the sea and a childlike voice, reminiscent of Björk, crooned Chris Isaak’s heartbroken “Wicked Game.” Continue reading