Following the October 2018 launch of the Beastie Boys Book, surviving Beasties Mike D and Ad-Rock have reunited with famed director Spike Jonze.
The longtime collaborators are teaming up for 3 particular occasions titled “Beastie Boys Story As Told By Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz.” With Jonze on the helm, Mike D and Ad-Rock will recount numerous tales from the 590-page ebook.
Jonze, after all, famously directed Beastie Boys’ “Sabatoge” video, which was taken from 1994’s Ill Communication. The visible was meant to be a parody of 1970s crime drama exhibits akin to Hawaii Five-O and Starsky and Hutch.
At the 1994 MTV VMAs, “Sabotage” was nominated for Video of the Year, Best Group Video, Breakthrough Video, Best Direction in a Video and Viewer’s Choice at however misplaced in all 5 classes.
During R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe’s acceptance speech for the Best Direction award, the late MCA crashed the stage in his “Nathaniel Hornblower” disguise to protest the shutout of “Sabotage.”
There are loads of tales like that in Ad-Rock and Mike D’s arsenals, a lot of which will likely be advised at every occasion.
The “Beastie Boys Story As Told By Michael Diamond & Adam Horovitz” occasions start on April 5 in Philadelphia at The Tower Theater. From there, they return to one of many 5 boroughs on April Eight-9 for back-to-back performances at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre.
Tickets can be found here.