Bash Compactor: Gutter Sluts

Written by Matt Harvey on . Posted in Bash Compactor, Posts

“I get molested by audience members a lot,” Justin Tranter frontman of the self-proclaimed “gutter glam” outfit, Semi Precious Weapons, told me as we sat at Rebel where the band had just finished a set. “I saw some chick grab his cock,” American Top Model, Whitney Thompson, who keeps pulling up her “little red Versace [&hellip
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Bash Compactor: Fame, fame, fatal microfame

Written by Matt Harvey on . Posted in Bash Compactor, Posts

“Let’s walk and talk,” said Misha Calvert, the driving force behind last week’s “Mr. and Miss Williamsburg” pageant, a project she took on as part of her community service for lifting beer from a deli. I was trying to pay attention to her assurances that the pageant wasn’t a rigged advertising gimmick, but what was [&hellip
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Bash Compactor: Grand Old Party Indeed

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Bash Compactor, Posts

Blazers and ties abounded for the men, while women genteelly fingered single strands of pearls around their neck Thursday night, when the Metropolitan Republican Club and the New York Young Republican Club came together on the Upper East Side to watch John McCain’s Republican National Convention speech. When my boyfriend—yes, I took my boyfriend to [&hellip
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Bash Compactor: The Parade Must Go On

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Bash Compactor, Posts

Despite last weekend’s weather, the annual Deitch Projects’ Art Parade went on in spirit at Santos Party House. Dressed impeccably in a blue-and-white pinstripe suit, Jeffery Deitch lorded over the event, the smile never leaving his bespectacled face. “We can’t fight a storm, so we try to do it this way,” he said. DJs Justin [&hellip
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