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A Night Out In Blackpool

on December 05, 1998

Bowie has been rated as the 10th most popular artist in the Blackpool Lending Library. Blackpool is a Northern Holiday resort in Britain that can be sort of equated with America's Coney Island. Bowie comments: "I'm flabbergasted. I've had a fair amount of success in my time but this almost over eggs the cake. Do I get my own stick of rock now?' (A candy stick with the name Blackpool imprinted throughout the length - Ooooo naughty)" -db
Thanks to Dara for this front-pager.

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Bowienet Mousepad

on December 05, 1998

After several requests, here is a mini view of the BowieNet mousepad. Available soon for on-line purchase.

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Under Pressure

on December 04, 1998

The David Bowie/Queen song Under Pressure will be featured in the upcoming Tristar Pictures film Stepmom which will be released on December 25. The film (starring Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts) is a drama about a woman who, after learning she is dying of cancer, strikes up an unlikely relationship with her ex-husband's fiancee.

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Digital Ziggy

on December 04, 1998

Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture on DVD! Lightyear Entertainment (distributed by Image Entertainment) is releasing the film which was the final performance of David as Ziggy Stardust. The film features David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, and Mick Woodmansy. This historic farewell performance, an unrepeatable and priceless moment of rock history, was captured on film by noted rock documentary pioneer D.A. Pennebaker (Monterey Pop, Dylan's Don't Look Back).

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Show Me The Money

on December 03, 1998

12/04/98 UPDATE: SHOW ME THE MONEY

Chris Ofili, the 30yr old from Manchester, England, is the first painter to win Britains' prestigious £20,000 Turner Prize in 13 years. The Turner has previously gone to sculptors, Installationists, media-artists and the like. Ofili, a long time favourite artist of Bowies', is renowned for including not only dialogue-provoking black imagery in his work, but also large pieces of elephant dung. His idiosyncratic approach has often divided critics, (of course). On excepting the prize from fashion designer agnes b., Ofili exclaimed "Thank God.

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