Among the most influential musicians of the century, Bowie has managed to stay at the top of the charts for more than thirty years largely due to his talent for modifying his persona with characters like 1972's Ziggy Stardust
and The Thin White Duke
. Emerging as a Mod
out of Brixton, London at 19, he is best known for his role in the Glam
movement of the early 1970s. Born David Robert Haywood Jones on January 8th, 1947, he changed his name in 1966 in order to avoid confusion with Monkees
lead singer Davey Jones
. Bowie has one perpetually dilated eye (which gives the appearance of two different colours) due to a schoolyard fight.
David Bowie was indeed the Nazz.
The worship of the all-encompassing Area, AKA David Bowie's crotch. A kind of pseudo-religious cult practise that involves repeatedly watching such films as 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' and 'Labyrinth' in which the Area stars. Areaologists believe that the Area is with them at all hours of the night and day and that its presence can be linked to the creation of the Earth and all its inhabitants.
Areaology is quickly becoming accepted throughout most English-speaking countries.
"Glam is about femme girls and femme boys and girls who look like femme boys and boys who like like butch girls."
Glam individuals usually dress in outrageous fashion: jumpsuits, 3-inch platform space boots and heavy amounts of makeup.
David Bowie was best known for his involvement in the Glam Movement of the 1970s.
Lewis Allen Reed was born on March 2nd, 1942 and grew up in Freeport, Long Island. He is best known for his association with the band the Velvet Underground
and collaborators John Cale
, Andy Warhol
, and David Bowie
. Often called the "Godfather of Punk," Reed is foremost a writer. He is also known for the excessive intake of drugs in his life and has often been referred to as a sadomasochist
A little known fact about Lou Reed is that as a teenager, he was submitted to electroshock treatments to rid himself of his hateful personality and homosexual tendencies.
Jimmy Page can be summed up in one simple word: God.
The best word to describe Jimmy Page is 'God.'
The brainchild of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim in which Tom Peters presents various entrepreneurial ideas to the eccentric mayor of Jefferton.
Mayor: Mayor's Office.
Tom: Hi, there, Mayor. It's uh, me, Tom Peters.
Tom: Just wanted to let you know I've come up with some plans that could help the city of Jefferton--
Mayor: Delicious, chip chips.
Tom: Well, uh, for one thing, the new season of 'Tom Goes to the Mayor' is starting and--
Mayor: Oh, my Michael...
Born Farookh Bulsara
in Zanzibar on September 5th, 1946, Mercury was the lead singer of the legendary rock band Queen
, said to be second in popularity and collectibility in the UK next to the Beatles
. Known as the greatest frontman that ever lived, and a homosexual, he was among rock's first AIDS casualties. He died on November 24th, 1991, but is still remembered today by his serenading voice and powerful lyrics.
Freddie Mercury's rock opera, 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' is quite possibly the official headbanger's anthem.