David Bowie, infinitely inspiring, was the honoree and the theme-sake of DINOSAUR’s The Issue That Fell To Earth and the “50 Over 50 List,” published in September of 2015, months before the release of Blackstar and his untimely death in January of 2016. The passages that follow introduced the feature and accompanied Bowie’s top spot on […]
George Takei – actor, author, activist, and social-media king – integrates all of his roles seamlessly, says Natalie Nichols, on DINOSAUR’s “50 Over 50” List from Volume 2, Issue. He has had many roles, onscreen and off, since he began playing USS Enterprise helmsman Hikaru Sulu on the original Star Trek: author, voiceover artist, civic […]
Prince is still the coolest musical alive, writes Lee Gardner, in DINOSAUR’s “50 Over 50” List from DINOSAUR Volume 2, Issue 1. Fifty-seven-year-old Prince Rogers Nelson dresses sort of like an aging housewife on a cruise and hasn’t had a Top 10 hit in more than thirty years, but he’s still […]
Michael Des Barres is a “spectacularly cinematic rocker, activist.. and bon vivant” who keeps kicking ass, Ann Magnuson says, in DINOSAUR’s “50 Over 50 List” from DINOSAUR Volume 2, Issue 1. Thank goodness there is a new documentary about the extraordinary life of Lord Marquis Michael Philip Des Barres, because otherwise […]
Debbie Harry, The Queen of Punk, still reigns says Larry Hirsch on DINOSAUR’s 50 Over 50 List from Volume 2, Issue 1 Illustration by Jim Winters. Debbie Harry has been the Queen of Punk Rock since everyone got together to start making punk and realized they needed the oversight. With […]
In this feature from DINOSAUR No. 4, Lee Gardner reports on the destruction of Baltimore’s Morris A. Mechanic Theater and the battle to save Brutalist architecture. With photograph by Sam Zannino.
The Museum of Broken Relationships collects tokens and stories of broken hearts and individual loss that, when shared, inspire a universal hope that one day the chance to love will come around again.
Seems everybody had a tattoo except for Ed Desautels and his monkey. So, the question is raised: To ink, or not to ink? Thirty years later, he looks back at his decision. Photograph and tattoo art by Bill Stevenson of Have Fun Be Lucky Tattoo in Baltimore, Maryland.
In an excerpt from an article appearing in DINOSAUR Issue 3, the Devo leader talks to David A. Keeps about the new, major retrospective of his art — and what shaped his world view. Photographs by Steven Miller.
Natalie Nichols chats with the L.A.-based painter about his latest show, the R&B musicians and burlesque artists who inspire him, his quest to find the legendary Professor Longhair, and why he had to leave New Orleans.