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Erik Parker

Stationed in front of a large canvas, holding the tiniest brush I've ever seen, one of Erik Parker's studio assistants paints neon yellow saliva dripping from the mouth of an ornate, psychologically disturbed h...
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Eric Yahnker

Eric Yahnker's left forearm is permanently marked by what he calls his "Heebraham" tattoo—a portrait of Abraham Lincoln with a Star of David resting just below the beard. "Whenever a gentile asks me what it tak...
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The Six-Year Itch

If he didn't have his latest album as hard evidence, the affable DJ, producer, composer, and remixer Sam Spiegel (a.k.a. Squeak E. Clean) might sound a bit delusional when he tells me how jam-packed with top ar...
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Me So Normal

by Brian Abrams What happens when a hip-hop svengali notorious for his sexual exploits and raunchy musical stylings finally ties the knot? Well, if you're Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell, the 2 Live Crew ringle...
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Gimme Shelter

Nearly every morning, California filmmaker Laura Bialis and the rest of Sderot's residents wake to a female voice chanting, "Tzeva adom." The words echo through the streets as the inhabitants of the small Israe...
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Warm Lobster Salad

We Are the Fury's percussionist Stephan Lublin quit touring with the band to work with a new kind of drumstick; he now attends culinary school in Paris and blogs at MySpace.com/TheFoodComa. Here's one of his fa...