Tag Archives: Culture jamming

Oscars shoot down Banksy’s request to appear in disguise?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can you remember the last time a director’s film was nominated for an Oscar … and the Academy still has no idea who the filmmaker really is? That’s kind of the case with the Oscar-nominated “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” a documentary on street artists that[...]

M.I.A. releases fantasy filled music video for “XXXO”

HollywoodNews.com: Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam also known as M.I.A. is a jack of all trades, including becoming a prominent individual within the music scene. She recently stirred up controversy after releasing her violent music video for “Born Free” and now the singer is back with a new video for “XXXO.” This[...]

Neil Patrick Harris tweets his birthday wishes

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter to make his birthday wishes known. It all sounds quite reasonable. See for yourself! Things I Want for my Birthday (6/15), Chapter 1: an iPhone 4, magical automatons, original Banksy art, and 1 million followers. Things I Want for my[...]

Graffiti artist Banksy finally caught on tape

By Andy Pemberton HollywoodNews.com: Celebrated graffiti artist Banksy was caught on CCTV when he painted a mural near a London pub. The managers of the Princess of Wales, Karen and Lawrence Santi, were initially upset to discover there had been an intruder overnight before discovering the uninvited guest was none[...]

James Franco is the Renaissance Man of his generation

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: James Franco: he is the Renaissance Man of his generation. Now he’s got a film, drawing, photography, sculpture and performance exhibition opening in New York on June 22nd at the Clocktower Gallery. It’s called “The Dangerous Book for Boys” and seems to be connected to the[...]

M.I.A. attacks New York Times writer in “I’m a Singer”

HollywoodNews.com: M.I.A. took over the charts in 2008 with her single “Paper Planes.” The singer and artist has been known to posses political lyricism, so there’s no surprise that her latest song entitled, “I’m a Singer” blasts someone. The unlucky soul is New York Times writer Lynn Hirschberg, who recently[...]