[TypicalGirls] The Women Of Punk online magazine

Lisa Garrett lisajgarrett at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 21:21:12 EDT 2011

Forwarded from another newsgroup. So far, so good! Worth checking out...


Network Awesome has curated 30 shows containing almost 400 video clips to
explore the role women have played in Punk music from the 70's to today.
With rare interviews and concerts, videos, documentaries and feature films,
Network Awesome broadcasts a compelling week of TV designed to entertain and

Network Awesome Magazine also pulls out all the stops with feature articles
and interviews with many of the leading figures of the day such as Alice Bag
and Gudrun Gut, with essays by Dr. Helen Reddington, Jessica Hopper, Kathryn
Fischer, Candace McDuffie and more.

Images and video for re-posting and blogging are attached. *
All shows, video clips, and articles are free to be re-posted.*

We are a new online TV network that programs 4-6 hours of daily programing.
All our content is curated from You Tube and our innovative system stitches
the various links together and presents it linearly to the viewer. Sure,
that's innovative - but our programming is the main feature and it's
exquisitely entertaining and fun!

We feature an extensive digital Magazine with more than 60 writers
commenting on fascinating media.  Network Awesome has been up and running
since January 1, 2011 and has been featured in NYTimes, BoingBoing,
Dangerous Minds and many others.

Upcoming Network Awesome specials include:
- The Cremaster Cycle by Matthew Barney July 25-29
- The Films of Paul Grimault July 23rd
- Nuke P*rn Weekend: Aug 6&7
- Early Japanese Animation Aug 8-12

*The Women Of Punk - July 18-22, 2011:*

*Live Music Show - The Women of Punk vol. 1*  (article by Jessica Hopper)
Collection of Clips showcasing the varied women of Punk.

*Doc - The Runaways*
Recent interviews with many of The Runaways looking back on the wild times
of the past.
Jem and the Holograms - The Beginning* (pending interview with series
creator Christy Marx)
Slyly subversive 1984 cartoon about rival good vs evil all-girl punk bands.

*Doc - Siouxsie and the Banshees*
Archival interviews and concert footage from all eras of the iconic singer
and group.

*L7 - the Beauty Process*
Amazingly weird film about L7 made by Nirvana Bassist Krist Novoselic.

*Vivienne Dick - Beauty Becomes the Beast*
No-Wave art film shot on Super-8 and preoccupied with female sexuality,
relationships and 'transgressive behaviour'. Staring Lydia Lunch, Lizzy
Mercier, Klaus Nomi.

*Live Music Show - The Women of Punk vol.* *2* (article by Kathryn Fischer
aka Mad Kate )
Collection of Clips showcasing the varied women of Punk.
Doc - Who is Poly Styrene?*
Documentary on British musician, songwriter and singer for the punk rock
band X-Ray Spex.
**Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.O.W.)*
Special feature on "Hollywood and Vine", "Dementia", and a few more of the
Punk villains of GLOW.

*Talk Show - Punk Women*
Collected interviews from: Wendy O. Williams (Plasmatics), Ari Up (The
Slits), Lydia Lunch (Teenage Jesus and the Jerks), Penelope Houston
(Avengers), Gee Vaucher (Crass) & Cherie Currie (The Runaways).

*Collection - 60 minutes with Kate Bush*
Rare interviews, concert footage, and videos from this iconoclastic artist.
Red Aunts - Saltbox*
In 1995, Red Aunts shot homemade videos for every song on their "Saltbox"
album. These are the shambolic results.

*Live Music Show - The Women of Punk vol. 3* (article by Dr. Helen
Collection of Clips showcasing the varied women of Punk.
The Bags - Live in Hollywood 1978 *(Interview with Alice Bag from The Bags)
Entire legendary concert shot on VHS. Watch Tom Waits get punched in the

*Jem and the Holograms - Video Wars*
A particularly cutting episode of the cartoon series.
Collection: Girls Bite Back*
Startling interviews and live performances from an almost-lost 1984
documentary by Wolfgang Büld. Features Malaria!, Nina Hagen, Liliput, The
Slits, and Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Doc - Coup D´Etat: Re-socializing Gender Roles*
Follows cutting edge female musicians, comic book artists, film-makers and
performance artists to convey how artistic expression continues to be used
as a tool to create social change while articulating the problems of
American society. Produced & Directed by T. Khyentse James, 2008 and
features Kathleen Hanna, Miranda July, Sharon Jones and many others.

*Live Music Show - The Women of Punk (2000 - present)*
Collection of Clips showcasing the varied women of Punk as it's manifested
Features Bikini Kill, Team Dresch, Cobra Killer, Finally Punk, Erase Errata,
All Girl Summer Fun Band, Mika Miko, Vivian Girls, The Need, Bleach03.

*Live Music Show - The Women of Punk vol. 4*
Collection of Clips showcasing the varied women of Punk.

*Collection: Gudrun Gut + Malaria *(Interview with Gudrun Gut)
Historic fixture in the German punk & industrial scene and influential radio
show host and runs 2 women-centric record labels.

*Collection: Vivienne Westwood
*Interviews with the British fashion designer largely responsible for
bringing punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.

*Collection: A Brief History Of Peaches* (article by Candace McDuffie)
Rare interviews, concert appearances and getting to the bottom of "Peaches
Christ Superstar".

*Doc - The Gits*
The Gits were a promising band from Seattle, poised to explode on the
national scene when powerful singer Mia Zapata was brutally raped and
murdered. This is a heartbreaking look at the band and the aftermath of
Mia's murder.
Movie - Lovedolls Superstar*
1986 indie movie following the all-girl punk band The Lovedolls, features
cameos by a wealth of indie rock heroes like Jello Biafra, Redd Kross and
Sky Saxon.

*Live Music Show - The Women of Punk vol. 5*
Collection of Clips showcasing the varied women of Punk.

*Doc - Blondie*
Brutal documentary tracing the ups and downs of this great band that just
happens to include Debbie Harry.
Patti Smith Live - Rockpalast 1979*
April 22, 1979 special on the Patti Smith Group filmed live on German TV's
"Rockpalast" show. 13 songs in glorious color.

*Vivienne Dick: She Had Her Gun Already (1978)* * *(Interview with Vivienne
No Wave art film shot on Super-8 and starring Lydia Lunch and Pat Place.

*Trailer Trash: The Women Of Punk*
 Compilation of Movie Trailers focusing on our week's subject. Includes the
films: Times Square 1980, She's A Punk Rocker UK, Tank Girl, Liquid Sky and
many more.

*Movie - Ladies And Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains* (feature article)
This excellent film shows Diane Lane as an angry teen who starts a punk band
and attracts a cult following. The film was a flop at the time, but re-runs
on TV influenced the Riot Girl movement. Also includes a behind the scenes

*Network Awesome Salutes the Women Of Punk - July 18-22*


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