it was our divine luck to have a portuguese film crew in the house the night of the braga show. especially one who understood how to connect the dots of life and art. who knew? i never in a million years would have imagined that THIS was what the result of my night in portugal… Read more »
i am incredibly proud of jack and gaby, AGAIN. they’re both truly powerful artists in their own spheres and capturing this tour was a hard task. i love jack and i love that this is the approach he took for piece number two: to talk about the climate, about hope and hopelessness, to go deep… Read more »
here’s a surprise present i made for you, with a stitched-together-star-gift of love. long story short: we made this video using a little selection of your hundreds and hundreds of photos from all over the world. i got this idea while i was standing out in the back of our flat in london about a month ago, and it’s one of those… Read more »
neil gaiman is tricky and weird. i’d been thinking about doing more animation projects for the patreon, and i thought this might be the perfect one to try, given how visual the subject was. i want to remind you that this is where your patron money goes….to pay this whole, huge team of animators, artists, filmmakers,… Read more »
i am a woman who has a long track record of doing things my own way, including in regards to the press, and i have very little clickbait caché. then it all became obvious. we are the media. we can do it ourselves. so for the past several months, this patreon has spent tens of… Read more »
at the london patron pub gig at the end of august, i saw my dear friend maxim play this very hilarious song that was written by HIS cabaret friend sarah-louise (who wasn’t there). i said “we should record that and make a ridiculous video!!” because patreon, we could, and we did. it’s called THE FRENCH… Read more »
please enjoy: the first FULL PROFESSIONALLY FILMED AND EDITED version of THERE WILL BE NO INTERMISSION LIVE FROM THE THEATRE AT THE ACE HOTEL MAY 11, 2019 exclusively available to patrons only .
one of the things i’ve decided to do is basically make a documentary of every video we put out, especially if it’s a larger production. this one’s about 20 minutes long and includes interviews (with me, coco and pope), footage of rehearsals in NYC, and tons of really fascinating stuff about the process of making… Read more »
after the news about el paso and dayton happening back-to-back, i was just like…fuck. there’s a mass shooting MORE THAN ONCE A DAY in my country. at the rate we’re going…won’t almost every town, every person, eventually, be affected? won’t the pain go fully viral? i got an idea for a song. it’s called “EVERYBODY KNOWS SOMEBODY”. read more about it on… Read more »
this is the most ambitious (and expensive) video i have made in years. michael pope and coco karol and i sat down for the first meetings about six months ago. we wanted the video to be not literal, but a feeling…a feeling that we all three of us saw in our heads. about flailing. about power… Read more »
the first winner of the power failure songwriting contest, from NORWAY……is: Thomas Herlofsen! out of the first hundred or so submissions that i’ve been able to listen to, this one – “later i told you” stood out as a clear front-runner…..the lyrics didn’t just paint a simple picture, they painted a picture beyond the picture, o top of… Read more »
WOE TO ALL WHO DO NOT LISTEN TO LINGUA IGNOTA podcast interview with kristin hayter, aka Lingua Ignota recored in march 2019 in austin, tx during SXSW. read more about the creation of this podcast and my conversation with kristin on my patreon .