Excerpt from Mancave Playbabes:
Ever since the Hologram Tupac performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival the debate has rattled on, it this okay? I don’t have the answer. I wasn’t even exactly sure what a hologram was until this occurred. For those unfamiliar, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg brought out a “digital ghost” aka hologram of Tupac Shakur during a concert. What’s next? How about Sam Kinison opening for Richard Pryor at The Apollo? Too much cursing, screaming, and laughter for you? Then stop off at your church on Sunday where Jesus will be reading from the book of Job. No one is quite sure where this is headed, or what’s next, but what we do know is that SOME VERSION of the Hologram Tupac IS next.
Comedians, Presidents, historical figures, and more can now be brought back. Where is the line? Again, it’s too early to tell, BUT not too early to speculate on some areas holograms could exploit the world of rock and roll. Here are a few examples…
ELVIS has entered ATLANTIC CITY
Las Vegas can have the Elvis impersonators. A.C. will feature young Elvis, old Elvis, and even levitating Elvis…all in the same casino. Take that Nic Cage!
The BEATLES reunion
John and George return. Too creepy? How about Ed Sullivan introducing the Fab Four? Okay, let’s establish the first rule: All members must be dead in order to hologram a band. We can call it The Beatles rule.
...read the full article in September's issue of Mancave Playbabes.
Check out and Download Mancave Playbabes September issue today!
David S. Grant is the author of "Blood: The New Red" follow David on Twitter .david_s_grant