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This Charming Video Game: VIDEO


The Smiths meet Lana del Rey, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Morrissey Does Christmas: VIDEO


I never thought I'd see the day when a Smiths record was covered for a Christmas advertisement (or any advertisement, for that matter), but I'm glad that it was one as sweet and thoughtful as this.


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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #957

THE SMITHS: A recently uncovered 1992 press video.

THE WILDLIFE OF BANFF, CANADA: The latest from Randall of Honey Badger fame.

JAM: Kim Kardashian tries to make a music video.

IRENE: More videos of the flooding in Vermont, the worst since 1927.

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Unite and Take Over: The Smiths to Get Comic Book Treatment


Comic book artist Shawn Demumbrum spearheaded a successful Kickstarter project that is resulting in a 74-page illustrated comic book inspired by the lyrics from songs by The Smiths.

"I approached some of my fellow comic book creators and asked them to create 4-8 pages stories inspired by their favorite Smiths songs.  The song acts as an inspiration, jumping off point, theme or mood for the story.  Each story varies in style and genre."

My adolescent gay angst approves!

Watch Demumbrum's teaser for the project, AFTER THE JUMP...

(via pitnb)

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Listen: Morrissey Gives Rare Interview to BBC


Morrissey gives a rare interview to the BBC's John Wilson about his career, David Cameron, the Royal Family, the 600+ page memoir he is in the process of writing, and the chances for a Smiths reunion.


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Morrissey Still Ripping His Shirt Off for the Fans


Morrissey, who is on tour in the U.S., is still tearing his clothes off in concerts. I remember seeing him do the same at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago at one of the last Smiths concerts in the late 80's.

Flickr user WhippetGood shot the photo above at a recent concert in Buffalo, and writes: "'Close your eyes and think of someone you physically admire' croons The Moz as shirt #1 comes off."

 He's been on tour for his ninth solo album Years of Refusal. BrooklynVegan has a load of photos from his concert in New Jersey.  And for those of you who love Morrissey, he [hearts] you too.

Or at least his perspiration does:


Morrissey turns 50 in May. He told NME he's contemplating retirement.

The full shirtless Moz shot, AFTER THE JUMP...

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