Actor, author and celebrity weirdo James Franco doesn’t seem to stop or slow down, and his new music venture, Daddy and its first record Let Me Get What I Want, isn’t exempt from his busy schedule.
The project often features Franco’s spoken word poetry with music composed by Tim O’Keefe, a long time collaborator and DJ who scored several of Franco’s films.
For those who enjoyed the album, the 10 track LP now has 10 individual music videos making up one solid “music film” featuring some kind of surprisingly hetero-normative narrative.
While the project itself sonically exploits years of queer dance music – from Morrissey to early 90s house beats – the videos seem to detail a high school romance and the turmoils of growing up. The music is decent, the images are often recycled, but if you’ve got an hour to kill and a James Franco obsession like… me than its at least worth taking a gander.
The complicated life of gay activist-turned ex-gay advocate Michael Glatze is sure to elicit a number of responses depending on who you ask. Glatze founded a number of publications (Young Gay Americans, XY) aimed at supporting LGBTQ youth during the late 90s and early 00s. He took on an activist role fighting for equality with the nonprofit [...]