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Jackie Chat

on November 03, 1999

In keeping with our "un-edited" internet policy, we all had some fun last night with Jackie Martling.

Jackie went the entire chat, only being stumped once or twice within a 90 minute chat. Pretty good considering the constant barrage of jokes. uncanny actually!

Jackie awarded the following BowieNet members tickets to the Kit Kat Club show for special merit:

Special thanks to everyone, especially Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling for the chat yesterday.

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Rumor Alert: Live Bowie Gig

on November 03, 1999

There have been several reports and rumors about a live web broadcast 7th December 1999. Let us add some clarity to the situation.

Friday, November 19th, David Bowie will be performing an exclusive live show at New York's Kit Kat Club. This concert is a private concert being attended by fans that have won a coveted ticket from radio stations as well as sources such as VH-1 and BowieNet.

The Kit Kat Club show will be recorded, and then re-broadcasted as both a radio show and Internet cybercast. The Radio show will go out to over 100 National Radio Affiliates.

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Jackie The Jokeman Chat Plus A Special Contest

on November 02, 1999

Don't forget that TONIGHT at 7:30pm EST, BowieNet members will chat LIVE with Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling.

As an added bonus, Jackie will be giving out 5 tickets to the see David Bowie LIVE at the Kit Kat Club.

It will be completely up to Jackie who wins the tickets, so get your best questions and jokes ready, and see if you can get "The Joke Man's" attention. Jackie will be selecting the 5 lucky winners tonight during the chat.

Our 5 lucky winners will receive a special souvenir laminate for the Kit Kat Club show!

Please log into the #ChatGuest room for this special event.

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Exhuming Mr. Rice Festival

on November 02, 1999

    Some good things happening for Exhuming Mr. Rice. The Bowie film has recently picked up the following awards:

    Golden Butterfly for Best Film - Isfahan Festival (Iran)

    Special CIFEJ Jury Prize - Isfahan Festival (awarded by the International Center of Films for Children and Young Adults; Montreal)

    The Agis Award - Giffoni Festival (Italy; General Association of Entertainment)

    The Bronze Gryphon - Giffoni Festival (for selection into the "Free to Fly Competition")

    Here is the updated CICFF Festival Schedule

    Nov. 14-20 The Golden Elephant India

    Nov. 21
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The Nomad Soul!

on November 02, 1999

Well, The Nomad Soul is hitting stores this week! In a press release from Eidos Interactive on November 1st, the greatly anticipated release of 'Omikron: The Nomad Soul' is finally upon us!

Here is a Bowie quote from the press release:

"I moved right away from the stereotypical industrial game music sound," said Bowie. "My priority in writing music for 'Omikron' was to give it an emotional subtext. It feels to me as though Reeves and I have achieved that." - db

We will be giving you a chance to win an autographed copy soon!