Natalie Saved My Life Tonight

π™Έπš— 𝟷𝟿𝟻𝟻, πšπš‘πšŽ π™ΌπšŠπš•πš’πš‹πšž-πšœπšπš’πš•πšŽπš πš‹πš˜πš’-πš—πšŽπš‘πš-πšπš˜πš˜πš›, πšƒπšŠπš‹ π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš›, πš‹πšŽπš•πš’πšŽπšŸπšŽπšœ πšπš‘πšŠπš πš‘πš’πšœ πšŒπšŠπš›πšŽπšŽπš› πš’πšœ πš˜πšŸπšŽπš›. πšƒπš‘πšŽ πšπš˜πšœπšœπš’πš™ πš›πšŠπš π™²πš˜πš—πšπš’πšπšŽπš—πšπš’πšŠπš• 𝚘𝚞𝚝𝚜 πš‘πš’πš– πš’πš— πšŠπš— πš’πš—πš—πšžπšŽπš—πšπš˜-πš•πšŠπšŒπšŽπš πšŠπš›πšπš’πšŒπš•πšŽ πšŠπš‹πš˜πšžπš π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πš‹πšŽπš’πš—πš πšŠπš›πš›πšŽπšœπšπšŽπš 𝚊𝚝 𝚊 "πš•πš’πš–πš™-πš πš›πš’πšœπšπšŽπš πš™πšŠπš“πšŠπš–πšŠ πš™πšŠπš›πšπš’" πš’πšŽπšŠπš›πšœ πš‹πšŽπšπš˜πš›πšŽ πš‘πšŽ 𝚠𝚊𝚜 πšπšŠπš–πš˜πšžπšœ. π™΅πš˜πš›πšπšžπš—πšŠπšπšŽπš•πš’ πšπš˜πš› πšπš‘πšŽ πš›πš’πšœπš’πš—πš πšœπšπšŠπš› 𝚘𝚏 "π™±πšŠπšπšπš•πšŽ π™²πš›πš’," π™Ώπš‘πš˜πšπš˜πš™πš•πšŠπš’ - 𝚊 πšπšŠπš—πš£πš’πš—πšŽ πš πš’πšπš‘ 𝚊 πš–πšžπšŒπš‘ πš‹πš’πšπšπšŽπš› πšŒπš’πš›πšŒπšžπš•πšŠπšπš’πš˜πš— - πšŒπš˜πš–πšŽπšœ 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ πšœπšŠπš–πšŽ πšπš’πš–πšŽ πš πš’πšπš‘ πšŠπš— πš’πšœπšœπšžπšŽ πšπšŽπšŠπšπšžπš›πš’πš—πš π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πšŠπš—πš "πšπšŽπš‹πšŽπš• πš†πš’πšπš‘πš˜πšžπš 𝚊 π™²πšŠπšžπšœπšŽ" πšŠπšŒπšπš›πšŽπšœπšœ π™½πšŠπšπšŠπš•πš’πšŽ πš†πš˜πš˜πš πš˜πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πšŒπš˜πšŸπšŽπš› 𝚊𝚜 πšπš‘πšŽ "πš’πšŽπšŠπš›'𝚜 πš–πš˜πšœπš πš™πš˜πš™πšžπš•πšŠπš› πš—πšŽπš  πšœπšπšŠπš›πšœ." π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πšŒπš›πšŽπšπš’πšπšœ πš†πš˜πš˜πš πš’πš— πš™πšŠπš›πš πšπš˜πš› πšœπšŠπšŸπš’πš—πš πš‘πš’πšœ πšŒπšŠπš›πšŽπšŽπš›. πšƒπš‘πšŽπš’ 𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚒 πšπš›πš’πšŽπš—πšπšœ πšžπš—πšπš’πš• πš†πš˜πš˜πš'𝚜 πšπšŽπšŠπšπš‘ πš πš‘πšŽπš— πšœπš‘πšŽ πšπš›πš˜πš πš—πšœ 𝚘𝚏𝚏 πšπš‘πšŽ 𝚌𝚘𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝚘𝚏 π™²πšŠπšπšŠπš•πš’πš—πšŠ π™Έπšœπš•πšŠπš—πš πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πš–πš’πšœπšπšŽπš›πš’πš˜πšžπšœ πšŒπš’πš›πšŒπšžπš–πšœπšπšŠπš—πšŒπšŽπšœ.

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Tab Hunter and Dick

π™°πšπšπšŽπš› πš‹πšŽπš’πš—πš πšπš’πšœπšŒπš‘πšŠπš›πšπšŽπš πšπš›πš˜πš– πšπš‘πšŽ π™²πš˜πšŠπšœπš π™ΆπšžπšŠπš›πš 𝚊𝚝 𝟷𝟻, π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš›, 𝚊 πš•πš˜πš—πšŽπš› πš πš‘πš˜ πš’πšœ πšœπšπšŠπš›πšπš’πš—πš 𝚝𝚘 πš›πšŽπšŠπš•πš’πš£πšŽ πšπš‘πšŠπš πš‘πšŽ πš’πšœ β€œπšπš’πšπšπšŽπš›πšŽπš—πš" πšπš›πš˜πš– πšπš‘πšŽ πš˜πšπš‘πšŽπš› πš‹πš˜πš’πšœ, πšœπš™πšŽπš—πšπšœ πš–πš˜πšœπš 𝚘𝚏 πš‘πš’πšœ πšπš’πš–πšŽ 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ πš•πš˜πšŒπšŠπš• πš‘πš˜πš›πšœπšŽ πšœπšπšŠπš‹πš•πšŽπšœ πš πš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ πš‘πšŽ πš–πšŽπšŽπšπšœ πšŠπšŒπšπš˜πš› π™³πš’πšŒπš” π™²πš•πšŠπš’πšπš˜πš— - π™²πš•πšŠπš’πšπš˜πš— πš’πšœ πš‹πšŽπšπšπšŽπš› πš”πš—πš˜πš πš— πšπš˜πš› πš‹πšŽπš’πš—πš 𝚊 πšπšŠπš•πšŽπš—πš πšŠπšπšŽπš—πš 𝚝𝚘 πš’πšŒπš˜πš—πšœ πš•πš’πš”πšŽ π™ΉπšŠπš–πšŽπšœ π™³πšŽπšŠπš—, π™ΉπšŠπš—πšŽ π™΅πš˜πš—πšπšŠ, πšŠπš—πš π™±πšžπš›πš πšπšŽπš’πš—πš˜πš•πšπšœ. π™²πš•πšŠπš’πšπš˜πš— πšŽπš—πšŒπš˜πšžπš›πšŠπšπšŽπšœ π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› β€” πšπš‘πšŽπš— πšœπšπš’πš•πš• π™°πš›πšπš‘πšžπš› π™°πš—πšπš›πšŽπš  π™ΆπšŽπš•πš’πšŽπš— β€” 𝚝𝚘 πšŒπš˜πš—πšœπš’πšπšŽπš› 𝚊 πšŒπšŠπš›πšŽπšŽπš› πš’πš— πšŠπšŒπšπš’πš—πš πšŠπš—πš 𝚜𝚎𝚝𝚜 πš‘πš’πš– πšžπš™ πš πš’πšπš‘ πšœπšžπš™πšŽπš›-πšŠπšπšŽπš—πš π™·πšŽπš—πš›πš’ πš†πš’πš•πš•πšœπš˜πš—. πš†πš’πš•πšœπš˜πš— πš›πšŽπš™πš›πšŽπšœπšŽπš—πšπšœ π™·πš˜πš•πš•πš’πš πš˜πš˜πš πš‘πšŽπšŠπš›πšπšπš‘πš›πš˜πš‹πšœ πš•πš’πš”πšŽ πšπš˜πš‹πšŽπš›πš πš†πšŠπšπš—πšŽπš› πšŠπš—πš πšπš˜πšŒπš” π™·πšžπšπšœπš˜πš—. β€πšƒπš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ πš πš˜πšžπš•πš πš‹πšŽ πš—πš˜ πšƒπšŠπš‹ π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πš’πš πš’πš πš πšŽπš›πšŽ πš—πš˜πš πšπš˜πš› π™³πš’πšŒπš” π™²πš•πšŠπš’πšπš˜πš—,” π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πš•πšŠπšπšŽπš› 𝚜𝚊𝚒𝚜.

Deathiversary: Gil Scott-Heron (May 27, 2011)

π™Άπš’πš• πš‚πšŒπš˜πšπš-π™·πšŽπš›πš˜πš— (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) πšœπš˜πšžπš• πšŠπš—πš πš“πšŠπš£πš£ πš™πš˜πšŽπš, πš–πšžπšœπš’πšŒπš’πšŠπš—, πšŠπš—πš πšŠπšžπšπš‘πš˜πš›, πš”πš—πš˜πš πš— πš™πš›πš’πš–πšŠπš›πš’πš•πš’ πšπš˜πš› πš‘πš’πšœ πš πš˜πš›πš” 𝚊𝚜 𝚊 πšœπš™πš˜πš”πšŽπš—-πš πš˜πš›πš πš™πšŽπš›πšπš˜πš›πš–πšŽπš› πš’πš— πšπš‘πšŽ 𝟷𝟿𝟽𝟢𝚜 πšŠπš—πš 𝟷𝟿𝟾𝟢𝚜, πšπš’πšŽπšœ πš˜πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πšŠπšπšπšŽπš›πš—πš˜πš˜πš— 𝚘𝚏 π™ΌπšŠπš’ 𝟸𝟽, 𝟸𝟢𝟷𝟷, πšŠπšπšπšŽπš› πš‹πšŽπšŒπš˜πš–πš’πš—πš πš’πš•πš• πšžπš™πš˜πš— πš›πšŽπšπšžπš›πš—πš’πš—πš πšπš›πš˜πš– 𝚊 π™΄πšžπš›πš˜πš™πšŽπšŠπš— πšπš›πš’πš™. πš‚πšŒπš˜πšπš-π™·πšŽπš›πš˜πš— πšŒπš˜πš—πšπš’πš›πš–πšœ πš™πš›πšŽπšŸπš’πš˜πšžπšœ πš™πš›πšŽπšœπšœ πšœπš™πšŽπšŒπšžπš•πšŠπšπš’πš˜πš— πšŠπš‹πš˜πšžπš πš‘πš’πšœ πš‘πšŽπšŠπš•πšπš‘ πš πš‘πšŽπš— πš‘πšŽ πšπš’πšœπšŒπš•πš˜πšœπšŽπšœ πš’πš— 𝚊 𝟸𝟢𝟢𝟾 π™½πšŽπš  πšˆπš˜πš›πš” π™ΌπšŠπšπšŠπš£πš’πš—πšŽ πš’πš—πšπšŽπš›πšŸπš’πšŽπš  πšπš‘πšŠπš πš‘πšŽ πš’πšœ π™·π™Έπš…-πš™πš˜πšœπš’πšπš’πšŸπšŽ. πšƒπš‘πšŽ πš›πšŽπšŸπš˜πš•πšžπšπš’πš˜πš— πš πš’πš•πš• πš—πš˜πš πš‹πšŽ πšπšŽπš•πšŽπšŸπš’πšœπšŽπš.

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Dead in Hollywood L.A. Zine Fest Ads

Here are the ads I created for Dead in Hollywood on Instagram (@DEADINHOLLYWOODZINE) promoting the 2019 L.A. Zine Fest. Click through the pics to see the slideshow of ads. If you missed the L.A. Zine Fest you can pick up Dead in Hollywood zines HERE! No shipping fees!

Dead in England: St. Dunstan's Churchyard

π™³πšŽπš‹πšžπšπš’πš—πš πš–πš’ πš•πšŠπšπšŽπšœπš πš£πš’πš—πšŽ, "π™³πšŽπšŠπš πš’πš— π™΄πš—πšπš•πšŠπš—πš: πš‚πš. π™³πšžπš—πšœπšπšŠπš—'𝚜 π™²πš‘πšžπš›πšŒπš‘πš’πšŠπš›πš" πšπš‘πš’πšœ πš‚πšžπš—πšπšŠπš’, π™ΌπšŠπš’ πŸΈπŸΌπšπš‘ 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ 𝙻.𝙰. πš‰πš’πš—πšŽ π™΅πšŽπšœπš 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ π™·πšŽπš•πš–πšœ π™±πšŠπš”πšŽπš›πš’ πš‹πšžπš’πš•πšπš’πš—πš (𝟾𝟽𝟷𝟷 πš†πšŠπšœπš‘πš’πš—πšπšπš˜πš— π™±πš•πšŸπš., π™²πšžπš•πšŸπšŽπš› π™²πš’πšπš’, 𝙲𝙰 𝟿𝟢𝟸𝟹𝟸). πš‚πšπš˜πš™ πš‹πš’ πšŠπš—πš 𝚜𝚊𝚒 πš‘πš’ πšŠπš—πš πš™πš’πšŒπš” πšžπš™ πšœπš˜πš–πšŽ πš£πš’πš—πšŽπšœ! 𝙸 πš™πš›πš˜πš–πš’πšœπšŽ 𝚒𝚘𝚞, πš’πš'πš•πš• πš‹πšŽ πšπš‘πšŽ πš–πš˜πšœπš πšπšžπš— 𝚒𝚘𝚞 πš‘πšŠπšŸπšŽ πšπš‘πš’πšœ πš‚πšžπš—πšπšŠπš’! 

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LA ZINE FEST: DEAD IN ENGLAND (NEXT WEEKEND!)

𝙳𝙴𝙰𝙳 𝙸𝙽 𝙴𝙽𝙢𝙻𝙰𝙽𝙳: πš‚πšƒ. π™³πš„πš‚πšƒπ™°π™½ π™²π™·πš„πšπ™²π™·πšˆπ™°πšπ™³ (π™ΈπšœπšœπšžπšŽ 𝟷𝟻) π™Ώπš›πšŽπš–πš’πšŽπš›πš’πš—πš 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ πŸΎπšπš‘ πšŠπš—πš—πšžπšŠπš• 𝙻.𝙰. πš‰πš’πš—πšŽ π™΅πšŽπšœπš πš—πšŽπš‘πš πš‚πšžπš—πšπšŠπš’, π™ΌπšŠπš’ 𝟸𝟼 (𝟷𝟸 πš™.πš–. 𝚝𝚘 𝟼 πš™πš–) 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ π™·πšŽπš•πš–πšœ π™±πšŠπš”πšŽπš›πš’ πš‹πšžπš’πš•πšπš’πš—πš (𝟾𝟽𝟷𝟷 πš†πšŠπšœπš‘πš’πš—πšπšπš˜πš— π™±πš•πšŸπš, π™²πšžπš•πšŸπšŽπš› π™²πš’πšπš’, 𝟿𝟢𝟸𝟹𝟸).

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Last night I was working on the upcoming zine "Dead in Hollywood: The Crucifixion of George Michael (Issue #11) when I spilled a glass of water on my laptop, frying it. I lost everything! Or so I thought. Spending three dollars a month on iCloud storage space turned out to be quite the bargain. The laptop was not so lucky. I'm still hoping to finish the issue before the L.A. Zine Fest on May 26th. I pray to George Michael that I will. "The Crucifixion of George Michael" will focus on Michael's arrest on April 8, 1998, for a "lewd act" in a public restroom in a Beverly Hills park, forcing the pop icon out of the closet. Michael's helped me come to terms with my own sexuality. At 13, my conservative, Trump-loving uncle bought me Michael's "Faith" album for Christmas. He's never really spoken to me after I came out years later in 1998. It's not just pop icons and mythical religious figures who are shunned and crucified. BTW, that uncle also introduced me to En Vogue's "Funky Divas" album on a road trip to Mexico when I was 14. Maybe I'll send him a copy of the zine when I'm finished. Maybe it'll free his mind and help heal the pain. DEAD IN HOLLYWOOD: THE CRUCIFIXION OF GEORGE MICHAEL (ISSUE #11) COMING SOON TO THE WILL ROGERS MEMORIAL PARK IN BEVERLY HILLS.

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MOLAA Print and Art Fair (4-28-19)

Yesterday’s Print and Art Fair at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA was a huge success. I met some really awesome people - my table mate and I even shared the same name… first and last if you can believe it! If you’re in need of inspiration look no further than an art fair or zine fest. They’re everywhere and usually free. I’m feeling very inspired heading into the next three issues of Dead in Hollywood.