Confessions Of A Reluctant Dater: The Social Media Postulate
Oct 2014 15

Confessions Of A Reluctant Dater: The Social Media Postulate  

Posted In All Things SG,Blog,Love,Relationships,Sex,Society

by Bradley Suicide


[Above: Bradley Suicide in Digital Love]

Lets talk a little bit about social media and relationships. It’s no secret that social media has been around for a minute now and isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. With that being said, I have found through my past relationships and present dating experiences that it can make things very hard to manage when it comes to the wonderful world of romance.

I recently spoke with a close friend of mine who is a divorce and family law attorney. She told me that 9 out of 10 of her divorce cases mention Facebook in their paperwork. Does that tell us something? I mean, on one hand, if someone is going to cheat they are going to cheat –– right? On the other, social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook make cheating so much more attainable. Basically, you put a recovered heroin addict around heroin for long enough something is probably gonna give I guess?

There is a whole other side of this as well. Before social media, when you had a problem as a couple, you were forced to work it out. In your own way and your own time, but the two of you had to eventually sit down and hash out an argument. Now I find it incredibly dangerous that instead of actually dealing with a problem head on as a couple, you can go online, login, and lull yourself into a false sense of security based on “likes” from nameless, faceless people that you don’t know. Shouldn’t our partner be the person giving us that affirmation rather than strangers?

When it comes to basic get-to-know-you dating there are a few ups and downs with social media as well. I guess it is kind of cool to be able to find out interesting things about the person you have started seeing, like what books they enjoy, their taste in music, etc… But, at the same time, isn’t that one of the best parts of the start of a new relationship? Finding out those fun little facts about the other person. Figuring out your differences and similarities, then determining your compatibility as it comes without preconceived notions.

On top of that I have run into the issue of dudes that I have started to see casually social media “stalking” me. Now I know to draw a hard line with a guy when this happens due to recent experiences. A perfect example, I put up a picture on my Instagram of me and my brother. Not ten minutes later I get a text asking me twenty questions about where I was, who I was with, and who the dude on my IG was. Stalk much? Trust me, I enjoyed this dude’s company and things were going really well, but this behavior continued, spilling onto Twitter as well. I couldn’t win. We weren’t even exclusive at this point. All I could hear in my head was “Hi! I’m a red flag!”.

I strive to keep my head firmly planted on my shoulders and am thankful everyday for the doors that my social media accounts and my amazing followers have opened for me. But, at the end of the day, I choose to now keep my relationships and my social media completely separate. In the end, these networking sites are here to stay. They have their perks and I appreciate all of the networking they have allowed me to do professionally, as well as all of the friends and family that they allow me to easily keep in contact with back home. However, I do have to say, there is nothing sexier to me these days than when a man says that he doesn’t have a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. It’s downright panty dropping. The thing that I try my hardest to keep in mind is to not allow my social media accounts to cause me to lose sight of the people that are real in my life, as I catch myself chasing the ones who only appear to be.

Social media really does make me a reluctant dater…

Until next time,

XOXO

Bradley

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SuicideGirls Radio feat. Thomas Ambrose Denney
Oct 2014 15

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Thomas Ambrose Denney  

Posted In All Things SG,Art,Blog,Entertainment,Music,SG Radio

by Blogbot

This Thursday, October 16th on SuicideGirls Radio, hosts Moxi Suicide, Chloe Suicide, and Nicole Powers will be joined by illustrator and performance artist (in a very literal sense!) Thomas Ambrose Denney.

You can listen – and watch – the world’s leading BYOB radio show live on Thursday nights from 6 til 8 PM at our new state-of-the-art all digital home: TradioV.com.

If you have questions for the SG Radio crew or our guests, you can call in during the live broadcast at: 1-855-TRV-inLA (1-855-878-4652)

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About Thomas Ambrose Denney

Thomas is an artist with over a decade of experience in a wide variety of media. Renowned as an expert illustrator, with several notable album covers under his belt, Thomas started his career doing illustrations for music festivals and zines. He’s also known for his live painting performances at music events. Venues and events that he’s performed at include The Roxy with the Third Eye Gathering, Serenity Gathering, The Hive Gallery, The Vex, Los Angeles Metal Fest, The Belasco in Los Angeles, LA JOYA with the Conscious life Expo, to name but a few. For more info visit tomdenney.com/.

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Ramonda Hammer
Oct 2014 02

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Ramonda Hammer  

Posted In All Things SG,Blog,Entertainment,Music,SG Radio

by Blogbot

This Thursday, October 2nd on SuicideGirls Radio, hosts Moxi and Chloe Suicide will be joined by the bastard future love children of Alanis Morissette and Weezer aka LA indie-alt-pop-rock band Ramonda Hammer.

You can listen – and watch – the world’s leading BYOB radio show live on Thursday nights from 6 til 8 PM at our new state-of-the-art all digital home: TradioV.com.

If you have questions for the SG Radio crew or our guests, you can call in during the live broadcast at: 1-855-TRV-inLA (1-855-878-4652)

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About Ramonda Hammer

On a warm mid-90s night, Alanis Morissette and Weezer got super drunk and were dared by their friends to make out, but they were all like “no way man, we’re just friends.” They did it anyway and there was totally hella chemistry, and so they banged and had a baby and named it Ramonda Hammer. They then gave the little band child a Pavement, Cranberries, and No Doubt CD, and some interesting guitar pedals, and teleported it into the future, more specifically the year 2014.

Ramonda Hammer is now thriving in Los Angeles, CA as an indie-alt-pop-rock band made up of singer/guitar player Devin Davis, lead guitarist Randy Felten, bassist Andy Hengl, and drummer Colin Knight. They rock hard, however, the music is beautifully bittersweet and Davis’ emotional, self-loathing, lovelorn lyrics resonate with anyone who is like “I SOMETIMES DON’T FUCKING LIKE MYSELF OR THE WAY LIFE WORKS AND IT MAKES ME SAD”, and if that is you, then you should have a listen.

Just check them out regardless. They have a music video for the song “Chaotic” that will be released this week and premiering on SG Radio! You can also see Ramonda Hammer live at the Voodoo Lounge on October 12th at 9:00 for $5. Please check out their Facebook and Twitter for more show dates and info on downloading their music. If you don’t end up liking Ramonda Hammer, then you’re the minority and someone somewhere will probably do whatever they can to fight for your rights as a minority but you know, they can only do so much.

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Scattered Hamlet
Sep 2014 23

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Scattered Hamlet  

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This Thursday, September 25th on SuicideGirls Radio, hosts Moxi and Chloe Suicide will be joined by hillbilly rock and honky tonk metal band Scattered Hamlet.

You can listen – and watch – the world’s leading BYOB radio show live on Thursday nights from 6 til 8 PM at our new state-of-the-art all digital home: TradioV.com.

If you have questions for the SG Radio crew or our guests, you can call in during the live broadcast at: 1-855-TRV-inLA (1-855-878-4652)

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Scattered Hamlet
“It’s honky tonk metal, like you took a handful of cheap trucker speed and headed out on the warpath” is how Scattered Hamlet describes their musical style. Created to capture the essence of growing up in the country while giving nods to the original classic rock and outlaw country pioneers, Scattered Hamlet is one part Lynyrd Skynyrd and Molly Hatchet featuring heavy rock elements from Motorhead to Down. According to Sleaze Roxx, “Scattered Hamlet’s influences range from southern rock to groove metal to doom metal with the attitude of punk rock.”

With humble origins all across the US and a relentless touring schedule of 100+ shows a year visiting 40 + states, the band makes no apologies for the equal love of Harley Davidsons, honky tonks, Les Pauls, Marshalls, shotguns and classic American symbolism. There debut full length album, Skeleton Dixie, was produced by two time grammy nominated Jason Donaghy who’s credits include Rob Zombie, John 5 and the Murder Dolls and mastered by legend Howie Weinberg who’s credits include: Pantera, Slayer, White Zombie and Danzig. The band has amassed a strong underground following called “Hell Riders” who maintain their own “chapters” (fan clubs) independent of the band.

Scattered Hamlet has made two appearances at Rocklahoma being selected as one of the top 5 second stage acts (2012/2014), Van’s Warped Tour, A2 Festival (Michigan), SXSW, done product demonstrations at the Ana- heim NAMM show and has toured as direct artist support for Jason Charles Miller (Godhead) and Gypsyhawk (Metalblade) on full US Tours. The band also independently headlines US tours and has supported Supersuckers, Michale Graves (Misfits), Jackyl, Alien Ant Farm, 12 Stones, Wayland, Genitorturers, Texas Hippie Coalition, Tracii Guns and the Alex Skolnick Trio in addition to being featured at festivals alongside Black Label Society, Down, Kill Devil Hill, Kid Rock, Mushroomhead, Taproot, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Andrew WK and Hed Pe.

For more info visit their website, Facebook and Twitter.

SuicideGirls Invade SG Radio
Sep 2014 18

SuicideGirls Invade SG Radio  

Posted In All Things SG,Blog,Burlesque,Entertainment,SG Radio

by Blogbot


[Chloe and Charmaine in Nurse 3D.]

Hawtness alert: Check your pulses, because this week’s show’s gonna raise your blood pressure it all the right places. On Thursday, September 18th the SuicideGirls Radio studio will be invaded by more Suicide Girls than ever before. Hosts Moxi and Chloe Suicide will be joined by Luci, Lyxzen, Charmaine, Euphemia, Liryc, and Cheyenne – can your ticker handle this much heat?

You can listen – and watch – the world’s leading BYOB radio show live on Thursday nights from 6 til 8 PM at our new state-of-the-art all digital home: TradioV.com.

If you have questions for the SG Radio crew or our guests, you can call in during the live broadcast at: 1-855-TRV-inLA (1-855-878-4652)

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SG Radio feat. Diamante and the Creative Team Behind Honeymoon
Sep 2014 11

SG Radio feat. Diamante and the Creative Team Behind Honeymoon  

Posted In All Things SG,Blog,Entertainment,Movies,Music,SG Radio

by Blogbot

This Thursday, September 11th on SuicideGirls Radio, hosts Moxi and Chloe Suicide will be joined in-studio by the singer/songwriter/teen-sensation Diamante (who’s just turned 18!), and Leigh Janiak and Phil Graziadei, the creative team behind the spectacularly creepy new film Honeymoon (#SGProTip: Don’t spent yours in a remote cabin in the woods).

You can listen – and watch – the world’s leading BYOB radio show live on Thursday nights from 6 til 8 PM at our new state-of-the-art all digital home: TradioV.com.

If you have questions for the SG Radio crew or our guests, you can call in during the live broadcast at: 1-855-TRV-inLA (1-855-878-4652)

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About Diamante

Diamante kicked off 2014 with back to back singles on the January Billboard Hot Singles Sales Charts, with “Savage” at #5 and “Burns” at #6, peaking to #3 in May with the newest hit release “Bite Your Ass. ” She just scored Best Rock Song at the 2014 Indie Music Channel Awards with “Burns.”

Having just turned 18, this rocker with her self written songs, has also taken home the title of Best Rock Record at the Indie Music Channel Awards two years in a row, as well as wins in the categories of, Best Young Rock Artist, Best Rock Recording, Best Music Video for “Impossible,” and the coveted title of Teen Artist of the Year.

Not only has Diamante climbed the music charts and dominated the award shows, but she has also shared the stage with numerous notable acts including, The Used, Dead Sara, All Time Low, Yellow Card, Cherri Bomb, Stitched Up Heart. This teen rock star has taken the music industry by storm, and won Ernie Battle of the Bands earning a spot at the Vans Warped Tour. She has also wowed huge audiences with recurring live performances at renowned Hollywood hot spots such as The Avalon, Key Club, House of Blues, Whisky a Go-Go, Roxy Theatre, and more.

Recently, Diamante has been working on her own VEVO Verified Live Performance Series, and has been back in the studio working on the anxiously awaited upcoming EP, releasing the it’s first track “Bite Your Kiss.”

For more on Diamante follow her Facebook and Twitter and visit her website.

About Honeymoon / Leigh Janiak / Phil Graziadei

Honeymoon is a super creepy tale of newlyweds Paul and Bea, and how something beautiful can become monstrous. The film was written by Leigh Janiak and Phil Graziadei, and directed by Janiak.

Leigh Janiak’s first obsession with movies grew after becoming particularly enamored with The Goonies. Using her parents’ VHS camcorder, she spent her childhood in suburban Cleveland creating and filming sketches and then starring in and directing plays as the president of her high school theatre troupe. She attended undergraduate at NYU, where she focused on creative writing and comparative religion, studying abroad in Germany and Israel. She then attended graduate school at the University of Chicago, enrolled in a doctoral program in modern Jewish studies with an emphasis on violence and identity in post–World War II Hebrew literature. In Chicago, her passion for filmmaking was reignited by Fire Escape Films, a community of student filmmakers. After working on numerous short films and experimenting with Super 16 and old-school Moviola editing, she ultimately abandoned her PhD and moved to Los Angeles to pursue film full time. In Los Angeles, Leigh worked at Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, and at Misher Films in both development and production. Leigh and her writing partner, Phil Graziadei, met as undergraduates at NYU. They’ve been friends for over a decade and writing partners since 2005. They’ve written numerous feature films together. Honeymoon is Leigh’s feature film directing debut.

Born and raised in Germany, Phil Graziadei moved to New Hampshire before studying comparative literature at NYU. As a graduate student at the University of Chicago, he taught courses in German language, literature, and film. He has worked as a writer’s and director’s assistant to David Chase. Phil currently lives in Los Angeles, where he is an editor at one of the city’s premiere arts institutions. Honeymoon is Phil’s first produced feature.

For more on Honeymoon visit the Facebook page and website. Honeymoon is released in theaters, on demand, and on iTunes on September 12.

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Pat Susmilch, Tony Sam and Amy Hood
Sep 2014 04

SuicideGirls Radio feat. Pat Susmilch, Tony Sam and Amy Hood  

Posted In All Things SG,Blog,Comedy,Entertainment,Movies,SG Radio

by Blogbot

This Thursday, September 4th on SuicideGirls Radio, hosts Moxi and Chloe Suicide will be joined in-studio by the hilarious Pat Susmilch and Tony Sam. The gorgeous and talented Amy Hood will also be Skyping in to talk about Promiscuities, the new movie she co-wrote and stars in.

You can listen – and watch – the world’s leading BYOB radio show live on Thursday nights from 6 til 8 PM at our new state-of-the-art all digital home: TradioV.com.

If you have questions for the SG Radio crew or our guests, you can call in during the live broadcast at: 1-855-TRV-inLA (1-855-878-4652)

For updates on all things SG Radio-related, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Amy Hood

Amy Hood is a model, actress, and the co-writer and star of Promiscuities, a film directed by fetish photographer Jonathan Leder which explores the dark side of female sexuality.

Pat Susmilch

Patrick Susmilch is a comedian based out of Minneapolis, MN. He was a recent finalist in the Funniest Person in Minneapolis contest and appeared on Last Comic Standing this summer.

Tony Sam

A real gem of a human being, Tony Sam is originally from the part of the country where decent people come from: The Midwest (Chicago, specifically). He now lives in Los Angeles among the endless sunshine, smog, fake everything and perma-tans. 
Tony has written for MTV’s Ridiculousness, MTV2′s Guy Code Online, MTV News, and is currently a producer on A&E’s Brandi and Jarrod: Married To The Job.