Music: BALLOONATIC by Muse In 1994 three teenage boys in Teignmouth, Devon, England decided to form a band. After trying out several names they settled upon the name “Muse”. Years before they became the rock legends that they are today, they where a young struggling band trying to make a
From the Keaton Online Community (#1) Woody Allen started his career as a script- and gagwriter in the 1950 and among those he wrote for were several people who had worked with Buster Keaton, like Sid Ceaser and Ed Sullivan. He has always stated Chaplin was a major influence in
Film: BENNY & JOON starring Johnny Depp In 1993 the romantic comedy “Benny & Joon” was released. In it Johnny Depp plays a character named “Sam” who is obsessed with Buster Keaton. He wears a porkpie hat and dresses like Johnny Grey joined a Grunge band. Aidan Quinn and Mary
Photo: David Bowie by Steve Shapiro (1975) David Bowie was always an innovator and a chameleon when it came to his music and looks. After he killed off the androgynous glam persona Ziggy Stardust with which he had tremendous successes in the first half of the ’70s he started experimenting
Art: EL CASAMIENTO DE BUSTER KEATON by Salvador Dalí Read More The work of Buster Keaton has often been linked to the Surrealist movement. Though Keaton’s films stood very much on their own and he didn’t like the intellectualism that went along with art movements like the Surrealists or even
Poetry: EL PASEO DE BUSTER KEATON by Federico García Lorca The poet Federico García Lorca was part of the “Generation of ’27”, an influential group of Spanish poets that arose between 1923 and 1927 and had a shared desire to experience and work with avant-garde forms of art and poetry.
Theater: LEBENSRAUM by Jakop Ahlbom Company Jakob Ahlbom is a Swedish performer who moved to the Netherlands in the early 90’s to study Mime at the Amsterdam School of the Arts. He has been making plays and choreographies with his own company since the early 2000’s. The Jakop Ahlbom Company
Film: STEAMBOAT WILLIE by Walt Disney Mickey Mouse? Who? People who know nothing about animation film history whatsoever will still know the Walt Disney classics and it’s very likely they will have some fond childhood memories attached to them. And the oldest and most famous and iconic of the Walt