nah. i'm pretty sure ol' frank kozik was putting mr. charles 'no-name' manson (son of man, get it?) on posters long before i ever did it. the earliest killer i used was my old buddy ted bundy. i think that was on a t-shirt, though. it had blood dripping from his beautiful manly smile. what a stud.
however, the earliest i put a suicide was in about 77 - that who jumped off the "hollywood" sign. put her posed atop the sign on a film poster (standing on the letter she dove from). i thought was really a laff riot.
my first t-shirt design was a drawing of crawling piece of shit. no joke. around 1973 or so.
gen may be a 'weird dude', but he's an extremely important 'weird dude'. he started so many balls rolling that it's hard to count. he doesn't get much credit for his innovative thinking because he's such a 'weird dude'.
he's begun making music again. he's in a band with a friend of mine on drums. can't wait to see what happens next.
He talks about the time Charlie invited Orridge to interview him for a cable company, but Tom Snyder outbid them and got the interview. The prison treated Orridge kinda weirdly. He's a weird dude. He's gotten fake boobs and plastic surgery to meld with his woman.
Juxtapoz reads: Being almost two decades late, Art Chantry's latest piece reads like a phonebook next to the shitter. Not only is the information reminiscent of days of yore, but the image itself disappointing and ignorable. Is this the end of Mr. Chantry's career?
they were not too happy, as i understand. at the time, i knew nothing about them and this poster began life as a rejectd t-shirt design (believe it or not.) so, i made it a rock poster. since it was in a weird format that allowed strange varitions on postering (that magazine thing) i went with my whim to see what it would look like. essentially bad concepting, interesting design and a mixed result at best.
Just curious...what do bands like Built to Spill think of aasociating the band with an image of Manson? There have been times I wanted to use imagery that I decided against because I had doubts the band would go for it.