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Mike Nesmith x Frank Zappa

In December 1967, The Monkees’ blew their audience’s minds by hosting Frank Zappa on their TV show. The whole gimmick seems to be Frank Zappa’s idea as he takes control of the reverse role play interview. Mike Nesmith plays Frank and Frank Zappa takes on Mike. Nesmith struggles to keep his Zappa inspired prosthetic nose on his face, and fumbles a few times in a laid back, casual way. However, it’s important to note that it’s not Frank, but Mike Nesmith playing Frank who accuses The Monkees’ music of being banal and insipid. Zappa had nothing but love for The Monkees,’ having supported them even at their most dire and hated times. On the other end of the music spectrum, Mothers of Invention was Frank’s band known for psychedelic, experimental music.

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Dennis Hopper “Colors” with Real Gangs and Cops

Dennis Hopper used real gang members and cops as extras in the film, “Colors.” A type of social experiment as an artist and activist. Hopper was a native to Venice, living in the midst of heightened gang culture and territorial graffiti tags. From the gang and graffiti expression on the wall and the streets, Venice also birthed a mecca for street art, murals, and creatives to reside and slowly gentrify the gang-torn beach front property.

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Volleyball Face Point

Volleyball Face Point

 

In sports, every point counts. This young volleyball player took a 6-pack in the face that inadvertently ended up winning the point for the rally.

A true sportswoman who took one for the team.

 

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New Installation in Spain by Aryz

aryz-cultural-forum-carballo-galicia-mural-upper-playground-001Artist and contemporary muralist, Aryz recently finished a another massive installation in Spain. The mural takes up three enormous walls of the Cultural Forum, Carballo, Calacia. For more views scroll down.

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