Riffing on Elvis

By David Marchese

16 August 2006

Everywhere you look these days, you're seeing traces of Elvis. Whether you know it or not.

17 Aug 2006 // 1:00 AM

Viva Los Elvises

We can chose which of the Elvis personas we wish to remember. Graham-Silverman prefers the one that is long on nerve, and charm, and everything else he had going for him, as seen in Viva Las Vegas.

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17 Aug 2006 // 1:00 AM

If Elvis was all about pelvis, Peaches is all about crotch

Somewhere along the rock 'n' roll line, the possibility of getting caught up in an Elvis-induced lunatic sexual artistic revolution disappeared. Blame Warhol and Peaches.

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17 Aug 2006 // 1:00 AM

Food Fit for a King

In an experiment to eat like Elvis Presley for a day, Mhatre finds it takes enormous... capacity... to emulate the King.

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16 Aug 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Velvet Elvis Revolution

Once Elvis became our biggest commodity, he also became our greatest means for social control, redirecting people's "wicked desires" onto products so that genuine social unrest would be preemptively sated by material acquisition.

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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