3 A.M. ENTERTAINMENT: Books, Film, & Life
Entertainment oriented articles, stories, essays, and documentaries as featured in previous editions of 3 A.M. MAGAZINE.



GOING DOWN: THE ART OF TRACEY EMIN
October, 2001

"...I said I feel that if you want to learn about the world you don't sit around reading maps all days. I had this attitude that instead of going to another country or travelling, you just slept with someone. You'd learn more about different places by sleeping with someone than you would do by actually travelling, or learning another language." By Adrian Gargett.

LIVE NOW, WISE UP, DIE WELL: AN INTERVIEW WITH JUDY NYLON, PUNK LEGEND
October, 2001

I've always lived like a Samurai or at least like Alain Delon in the movie of that name. I already knew how to run a household smoothly. 'Don't waste wildness at home, put it in your work'. I'm paraphrasing Flaubert here."Brian Eno, John Cale, Roxy Music, The New York Dolls, Sid Vicious and his candy bars...they're all in Bart Plantenga's interview with punk legend Judy Nylon.

'GILBERT AND GEORGE' AT THE 'WHITE CUBE' GALLERY
September, 2001

"Our Art does not reflect life at all. You can't take one of these pictures out of this house and go and find the subject somewhere. We are reforming life, showing our tomorrows, we are not showing how life is." By Richard Marshall.


AMERICAN BRAVES & THE AMISH DOWN UNDER
December, 2000

"We had just set out for a tour of Lancaster, Pennsylvania – the Dutch Country. Two days and one night among the Amish... ...The Amish, their religion and the big open countryside were there for the benefit of the tourist -- the modern American Brave." By Andrew Gifford.

APPARENTDEPTH JOURNAL
December, 2000

Halloween, pregnancy, an inconclusive election, purple hair, Florida, weight loss and zits, a kiss-off letter and hairdo hell. Oh, and Natalie discovers that her life has been turned into an episode of Jerry Springer. The 3AM soap is back...with a vengeance!

NOTES FROM THE HOLLYWOOD UNDERGROUND
November, 2000

"Porn stars, whores, and she-males have congregated outside the cyclone fence and they’re waging bets like this was the WWF. It’s a regular hootenanny. Three black chicks are rapping like modern-day Supremes. Vampires with sunglasses have stepped out of the nearby bars and sniff the air like dogs. The smell of perfume and cologne mixes with the smell of garbage. I can see vials and bills exchanging hands." Hollywood's Dostoyevsky? By Carter McCormack.

APPARENTDEPTH JOURNAL MOVES TO 3AM
November, 2000 - ApparentDepth

Remember Natalie, the LA dancing queen who used to write her "Daily Depth" weblog in the now-defunct ApparentDepth? Well, she's back by popular demand. And this time round she's here at 3AM Magazine. Natalie, her job, her operation, her dance classes, her boyfriend, her ex-girlfriend . . . The 3AM soap starts here.

HANDI-CAPABLE CHOP SOCKEY
November 2000 - Big Pictures

"The use of the physically disabled/disfigured in film is almost as old as the cinema itself. Certainly the most famous instance of this phenomenon is Tod Browning's 1932 film FREAKS whose cast included dwarves, pinheads, bearded ladies and living torsos..." By Mike White.

THE FALL OF MAN
October, 2000

Lifestyles"When I was doing time at UMass, there was a seduction tactic we used to employ. We called it 'last man standing' and it worked on the simple notion that the last guy to leave a party or bar always got laid." By Justin Shaw.

NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET
October, 2000

Psychoanalysis? Feminism? Yes, it's James Brundage's review of Wes Craven's slasher classic Nightmare on Elm Street. James tears this one apart - Wes Craven, welcome to Nightmare in 3 A.M. Magazine. Now you know what it's like to be scared.


ART ATTACK: SARDAX IN RUBBERLAND INTERVIEW
August, 2000

Acclaimed S&M artist SARDAX tells Andrew Gallix that Art is a stern mistress.

DR. NO - 3 A.M. FILMS
August, 2000

"There's no business like show business, and nobody knows this like the men who made DR. NO." James Brundage deconstructs the James Bond phenomenon.

SATIRE - SURVIVOR BALTIMORE
August, 2000

"'Survivor: Baltimore' was simple. Twelve Americans and one Frenchman would be split into two groups and forced to survive on the streets of Baltimore." By Andrew Gifford.

SATIRE - WHEN I WAS APPROACHED BY 3 A.M. MAGAZINE TO WRITE A MONTHLY COLUMN
August, 2000

"Write about the whole writing problem," my friend advised me, "Then you can spend each month exploring the dark underside of your own twisted life. You'll be a sensation, baby!" By Andrew Gifford.

Entertainment - Commotion PicturesCOMMOTION PICTURES
APRIL, 2000

Mike White's got a big clock and queer tale to tell - that of Kenneth Fearing's novel and its subsequent screen adaptations :

"At least this time it's a man," Janoth quips. Yes, it seems that Pauline swings both ways.

"The Big Clock : A Study in Fundamentals"? A study in fundaments, more like, not to mention "unsatisfying climaxes" and "gay" old times.

THE ART GALLERY
APRIL, 2000

The Explosion When Both Ends Meet :

"The main theme in my work is ratio vs emotions. The struggle between head and heart, between sense and passion. The fear of going crazy, the explosion when both ends meet."

3 A. M. MAGAZINE showcases Marc Nolte's artwork.



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