December 10, 2008

The Grace Jones Defense -- Does It Still Count As Cannibalism If She's Chocolate?

A while back I interviewed artist Nick Hooker about his intoxicatingly morbid video for Grace Jones' new single. Well, now concept artwork for Grace Jones' new album Hurricane is on the loose, and suddenly everything about the "Corporate Cannibal" video has become very clear -- Jones is literally a hot mess of beautiful chocolate.

Not that I think that's what Hooker had in mind when he first liquified her, but it's so deliciously apt that I can hardly contain my excitement (or my hunger). And trust me when I say that you do NOT want to piss off these Oompah Loompahs:

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