Kim Nicolini

Kim Nicolini is an artist, poet and cultural critic living in Tucson, Arizona. Her writing has appeared in Bad Subjects, Punk Planet, Souciant, La Furia Umana, and The Berkeley Poetry Review. She recently completed a book of her artwork on Dead Rock Stars which will was featured in a solo show at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA. She is also completing a book of herDirt Yards at Night photography project. Her first art book Mapping the Inside Out is available upon request. She can be reached at

Trick Babies

George Moscone, Dan White, Animal Heads, and Handgun

Tangled in Blue

Bad Guys: A Mini-Memoir in Serial

Annihilation: Alex Garland’s Bad Trip Through Dis-ease and Over-Reproduction

Surf N Turf: Love and Acceptance in Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water”

Blade Runner 2049: I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (Or Can I?)

Atomic Blonde: the Pleasure of Hardware in a Software World

I Feel Like I’m Fucking America: Andrea Arnold’s American Honey

Trump Dump: One Woman March and Personal Shit as Political

Long Drive Home

Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red In It

An Alternative Sensory World: Witnessing Sunn O)))

How Can You Just Leave Me Standing? I Cried When Prince Died

Hank Williams in the Distance

Robert Eggers’ The Witch

The Big Heat

The Myth of the Perfect 36: What I Learned About Stripping and Life From Carol Doda

The Photography of Louie Palu

Wrecking Crew: The Unsung Musicians Behind the Hits

Remembering Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes

Two Music Documentaries: Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain

Love & Mercy: A Tribute to Brian Wilson

Life and Machines at the Bottom of the Pit

Isolated Emotions: the Rise and Fall of Joy Division

Hollywood’s Annual Selfie

Workers on the Brink

Mommie Fear Us

Jimi Hendrix: Torn Between Two Worlds

The Search for Meaning in an Age of Pointlessness

How a Dumb Blonde Became a Super Hero

Engines of Destruction

Blow Jobs, Booze and Teen Angst in Anywhere, USA

Nature’s Avenger

Glam, Bam, Thank-You, Ma’am!

Everything is Chaos; Everything is Ordinary

The Oscar Showdown

The Tempests of Capitalism

The Psycho-Economics of Sex

Russell Brand, the Posh Left and the Politics of Class

Lou Reed and That Junkie Life

Lou Reed

The Corruption of the Innocent

A Life Built From Iron

The Unsung Heroines of Rock and Roll

The Art of the Soulless Ripoff

The Horrors of Tough Love

Kim Nicolini: Dirt Yards at Night

Lives of the Rich and Careless

Snow White, Bullfighter