Ziggy Stardust

PROFILES

The Real-Life Legendary Stardust Cowboy Who Inspired David Bowie

Nearly 50 years ago, Bowie's Ziggy Stardust was inspired by a wonderful musician in Texas who sometimes (still) gets naked on stage.
Jeff Gage
5.26.17
Interviews

The Last David Bowie Left on Earth

A year after Ziggy Stardust ascended, we track down the David Bowie impersonator who is still dedicating his life to the Thin White Duke.
Annalies Winny
1.10.17
Noisey Interviews

David Bowie Drummer Woody Woodmansey Breaks Down His New Memoir 'Spider From Mars'

We talked to Woodmansey about his new book and what it was like to rock with Bowie in the Ziggy Stardust era.
Seth M. Ferranti
1.3.17
Art

We Asked Five Killer Illustrators to Reimagine Their Favorite David Bowie Album Artwork

From an anime style painting of Diamond Dogs to a modern day version of Ziggy Stardust.
Noisey Staff
1.13.16
In Memoriam

Robert Christgau Remembers Six Ways 70s Bowie Changed Culture Forever

Bowie was everything: a punk prophet and an arena-rock pioneer, a free spirit and a proud poser, a dynamo and an amalgamator and a shrewd hanger-on.
Robert Christgau
1.12.16
we saw this

Watch Hundreds of People Dance in the Streets of David Bowie's Hometown in Tribute

It’s a strange thing when sadness turns into a party – the air was as full of confused tears as it was the sound of bottles clinking and crackly sound-systems blaring “Let’s Dance.”
Angus Harrison
1.12.16
Op-Eds

Fuck School: David Bowie Taught Me Everything I Needed to Know About Identity, Acceptance, and Art

He didn't just scratch the surface; he excavated it, renovated it, and tore it down, just so he could start all over again.
1.11.16
Interviews

"I Could Thank God. Yeah. But Which One?": A Conversation with David Bowie from 2003

Originally published as the cover story of The Word magazine in 2003, Paul Du Noyer met the legendary artist in the boroughs of New York to talk through decades of Bowie fandom.
1.11.16
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I Spent David Bowie Day Doing David Bowie Shit

It was a Chicago Bowie party with a side of Starman Wings.
Jay Gentile
9.24.14
style

Tracing David Bowie's Musical Evolution Through His Hair

Did you know Bowie's hair controlled his mind and his music? No really. Read this. It's funny.
Davo McConville
10.14.13