Hair Apr14

Hair

Spike has over 20 wigs – one for every mood. The eccentric dog has the huge collection of hair pieces so he doesn’t have to see a hair stylist every time he wants a new look. He said (or would have, if he could talk): “I have more than 20 wigs. So I can have a new hairstyle without having to keep running to the hairdresser every day. That’s great, right? And depending on my mood I opt for this at one time and for that at others. How I present myself to the outside world always depends on how I feel inside.” Spike believes each of his wigs has its own individual personality and when he dons the locks he takes on its characteristics. He added: “My white curly wig is wild and a little confused. I think I’m also just a bit confused and messy.” But the 5-year-old dog insists he doesn’t need to don a wig to feel crazy becauseshe feels crazy enough anyway. He added to German newspaper Main Post: “I find myself already crazy enough. It can be confusing really, this life as Lady Gaga Spike. Sometimes everything turns in my head. That’s my life, my wonderful, crazy...

Costume Apr14

Costume

Spike didn’t become Spike. Spike was born Spike. When Spike wakes up in the morning, he’s Spike. His alter ego is Lady Gaga. His outfit with the big red “S”, that’s the blanket he was wrapped in as a baby when the DMOB found him. Those are his clothes. What Spike wears – the glasses, the business suit – that’s the costume. That’s the costume Spike wears to blend in with us. Lady Gaga is how Spike views us. And what are the characteristics of Lady Gaga. She’s artistic, creative… she’s sure of herself… she’s a hero. Lady Gaga is Spike’s critique on the whole canine...

Being Spike Apr14

Being Spike

It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter, because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the ordinary. David...

Spike Dog Apr13

Spike Dog

Spike came to attention of the music industry in 1992, through his vocal contributions on Dr. Dre’s The Chronic. That album is considered to have “transformed the entire sound of West Coast rap” by its development of what later became known as the “G-funk” sound. The Chronic expanded gangsta rap with profanity, anti-authoritarian lyrics and multi-layered samples taken from 1970’s P-Funk records. Or maybe he is just a dog, a very nice dog but just the same, once in a while, he likes to look normal...

Movember Dec06

Movember

Just finished a busy November…four tvc’s and a Film for Channel 10 meant no time to play for 5 weeks…shooting 3 weekends in a row, meant that not many folk off set saw the magnificent growth on my...