Tag: industry

Hollywood, from a prohibitionist village to the star system

Looking at all the stories of alcohol and/or drugs addiction that affect the showbiz, it’s hard to believe that Hollywood was founded with the purpose to create a prohibitionist town. At the end of the XIX century, the entrepreneur Harvey Henderson Wicox, during the honeymoon, is convinced by his wife Daeida Hartell to buy an area of 50 hectares to establish an oasis free from alcohol…

Lord Lhus, American, European, International

Far from the superiority complex of most Americans when it comes to rap, Lord Lhus is co-founder of the international collective Empty Handed Warriors with Unknown Mizery and the Dutch men Psl, Rob Ster and Cerebros, of the Rotterdam label Eastgarden Music. The movement got bigger, with members that goes from Iran to Slovakia and it’s ready to gather artists in many ways to build a worldwide community…