Vendice PartnersStyle conquers substanceVendice Partners by ~SapphireEyes
A man who can sell the world
Charming, cool, creepy
3 Bowie Haiku"David Bowie"3 Bowie Haiku by ~SapphireEyes
Secrets dark and beautiful
Born of broken heart
Curled up beneath random bed
Serene snowy face.
"Sir Roland Moorecock"
Critic and auteur
La bête noire of the soundstage
An untamed talent
The Obstacle CourseThe second big challenge of the competition was the obstacle course! Here's a recap of the actionThe Obstacle Course by ~SapphireEyes
The wall of stardom was an imposing first obstacle. Even without his magic, Jareth scaled it nimbly and took an early lead followed closely by Monte, who apparently is used to being on the run, and Glass Spider, who certainly takes after his namesake! As for the others, Newton and Pierrot's light, slender bodies gave them an advantage in this challenge, while Sir Roland Moorecock and Vendice Partners proved a little well, to be sensitive as possible, slower with regards to their physiques and came in last.
The moss garden leg literally kept the competitors on their toes. The Thin White Duke's anxiousness served him well, as he did not step on any of the mines. Lodger was nervy too, but though he did trigger a few mines he was not fazed by the explosions. As for Ziggy Stardust, who already had problems scali
My David Bowie Concert MemoryOne of my regrets in life is not seeing David Bowie perform live more often. I was too young for the concert scene in the 1980s, and work and other interests (particularly the former, as I pride myself on putting work above play aside from scheduled vacation time) kept me away from his last few tours. I didn't know of course, no one knew then - how quiet he would become after 2004...My David Bowie Concert Memory by ~SapphireEyes
I did, however, see him live once: October 1st, 1995, in Tinley Park, Illinois (which, for a concert act at the time, effectively was Chicago) at the World Music Theater.
This was during the North American leg of the Outside Tour, a double-bill show with the red-hot Nine Inch Nails providing the show's first half, with a Bowie/NIN set of each other's tunes leading into his half of the production. My younger-by-two-years brother was, if memory serves me, already an NIN fan (I never caught on), but I think this show sealed the deal for him when he came along with me an