I'm Afraid of Americans!

this one goes out to anyone who's ever set foot in the Shooting Gallery in wonderful downtown Williamsburg, Brooklyn. it's the MV for David Bowie's "I'm Afraid of Americans," featuring Trent Reznor as the obligatory American to be afraid of. they used it on the Showgirls soundtrack. remember that shit? fucken nc-17 rating? only a handful of those dished out eh? commercial poison. R's bad enough. god damn elizabeth berkley, "Leave your inhibitions at the door, the show is about to begin," feverishly trying to get your hands on a copy you pre-teen scum of the past.

but that's not why i'm doing this. no. rather, the astute among you will notice that at 1:29 in the video, the icon of the Shooting Gallery (and all the lunacy and genius it embodies) is plastered on the wall, next to the shady, trenchcoated, G-man looking character.

Patrick! get your fucking act together!
Bowie! get your fucking act together!

it's really quite the same if you look at it long enough.

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