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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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New Bowie Postage Stamp??

on December 03, 1998

The Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formally known as Zaire) has officially denied the creation of the Bowie Stamp. Democratic Republic of Congo officials state that "no new stamps have been issued in the last 18 months since the revolution." (Ed. note: Any new stamp issued by the Democratic Republic of Congo would not be issued in the name of Zaire).

The stamp was found up for auction on the e-bay site. (Sorry, Bidding is closed for this item).

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall 1.

on December 03, 1998

Megadeth kicked off their ISP service on November 27th with unlimited internet access and, of course, your own email address.-yourname@megadeth.net - Frontman Dave Mustaine says "Internet access for our fans seemed a logical progression. Besides giving people the benefit of a strong provider, we hope it will bring everyone that much closer." Deja Vu, anyone? Can't wait to read the booklist

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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall 2.

on December 03, 1998

PUBLIC ENEMY LIVE AND WELL. Over the next year, Public Enemy will be placing 2 or 3 old tracks and mixes, monthly, on their site until a virtual album has been assembled. They expect to have a total of 27 tracks available.

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New Partnership With Barnes And Noble

on December 03, 1998

BowieNet is pleased to announce our new partnership with barnesandnoble.com. In the coming weeks, David will select books of his choice and write a review. The reviews will range in topics from art, music, history, culture and more.

As David's first book review, he picked the timely new release - Glam!: Bowie, Bolan, and the Glitter Rock Revolution by Barney Hoskyns. David has been approached by many media sources to get his "take" on that peroid of cultural history and now our members will be the first to read his exclusive review! Look for the posting next week in "What's New".

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