Blank City: documentary about renegade indie filmmakers

Troy Mattison Hicks Reader Find

By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Film on Monday 16 May 2011

Blank City is a documentary that I want to actually step into and go back in time. It’s an oral history of a group of renegade NYC indie filmmakers from the 70s and mid 80s. Think Nick Zedd, Jim Jarmusch, and John Waters, with commentary by Debbie Harry, Steve Buscemi, Thurston Moore, and Fab 5 […]

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Lisa Jane Persky

Matthew Specktor Reader Find

By Matthew Specktor in New Photography on Monday 24 August 2009

Lisa Jane Persky takes beautiful, beautiful, photographs. To be fair, she also took my book jacket photo, but that doesn’t make her work less amazing. She covers a ton of ground: visit her site to look at vintage, CBGB’s era Debbie Harry, but stay for everything else.

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