Sunday, February 25, 2018

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“How I learned to love Richard Gere.” A diatribe on the allure and burden...

Whilst at the recent ‘Hamptons Film Festival’ this scallywag had the good fortune to sit down and talk with the director of the UK...

The redemption of Dominick Dunne; After the party. A diatribe on fame, failure and...

What is fame, celebrity? What is it about fame and celebrity that keeps vast amounts of us addicted to it, keenly aware of it...

Sally Golan hosts Naked Painting Party at Gallery Bar.

There is an exhibit at the MoMA where visitors are forced to pass between a naked man and woman in a narrow doorway.  It...

The Travails of the Iconic; in Front and Behind the Cinema.

Seeing that 'Scallywag and Vagabond' (SCV) is a start up perhaps it would be appropriate (even though SCV is still trying to come to...

Bon Jovi- Tribeca Film Festival. “When we were beautiful,” or almost…

Being a rock band is a big business these days. If one listens to Jon Bon Jovi tell you in this modern day parable...

Amy Redford; Inspiring civil discourse; “Guitar,” her directorial debut, a sojourn to mortality,...

I recently caught up with Miss Amy Redford pursuant to her showing of her directorial debut “Guitar,” at the Hamptons film festival (the film’s...

Who will help indie/director/producer Jordan Bayne raise the last remaining $5242 for her film?

I normally don’t go out to bat for people like this, well at least not directly. I do like...

CMJ Takes a Bite out of Williamsburger.

Photos courtesy of Rob Loud. Pink spandex pants. Unfortunately, these are seen often enough to become normal, if not passe. Whatever their status, the singer...

Tonie Swain: Teenage Pop Star you’re finally going to adore.

To be up front we here at Scallywag and Vagabond usually have an aversion to two things - teenagers and teenage pop stars. Yet...

Douglas Booth: The Burberry model who is set to now become the sudden star...

He's only 19 years old but apparently Douglas Booth has been rubbing shoulders with acting royalty since he was 15 when he got his...

Voula Duval: ‘In search of a Trophy Wife.’

There's something to be said about society's approximation about all things glamour and shiny. But what happens if your supposed calling doesn't happen the...

Graphic: Paz de la Huerta goes naked for Terry Richardson. Spreads those cheeks…

  Paz de la Huerta has always been a breath of fresh air, especially when she manages to put the good shit down for a...

Edward Albee-The Greatest Living Playwright in Montauk, NY.

Edward Albee, one of the playwriting giants of our time (a diminishing breed), made a rare ...

Byron Janis: Pianist gone Novelist, a Poet.

Byron Janis: Exhibits the Victorian romanticism, of Lord Byron—a poet, hero—enmeshed, delicately with the desperation, power and charisma of Janis Joplin. Music infused with the...

Green Gala: “Burning Down the House.”

Everyone knows that green is the new black, and it showed at this year’s Celebrate Brooklyn Green Gala at Prospect Park. With organizers aiming...