Set It Off: Colleen Burley

April 8th, 2009 by Larry


Colleen Burley

Charlie, Queen La Queefa, Chachi, Crazy cat Lady, I have to mention Captain Butt Balls the Litter Box Magician (I do not go by this, so never call me this unless you are Daks).

You need to make me one. I know, I know, it is pretty sad that I do not have one. I am sure the hobos who live off the dead tracks on ponce will have web sites before me. I guess I am just old school hahah!

Where are you from?
Queens New York Son!

Who do you work for? 

What are your Current Project(s)? 
Shit i have a bunch! Laundry, dishes, dusting, setting up my painting studio and waiting for George to call me to come silk screen with him. I will be partaking in the annual  Skateboard Show @Young Blood  coming up May 2nd (my birthday)! I have agreed to teach children at some art camp over at Eyedrum in April. I got three jobs and they keep me busy. The creative juices in my brain have started flowing again so we will se what happens. Oh and I am in a band, GuyLiner. We are playing at the Drunken Unicorn on Friday April 24th. I think we go on last, well yeah we do… we are headlining. 

Who would you love to work with?
Shit this is a good question!  Well of coarse you fuckers. I would love to work with Cy Twombly, Jeff Soto, Barry McGee, Daks, Camille Rose Garcia, Espo, John K (creator of Ren and Stimpy), Tim and Eric, Mark Van Orman (creator of Flap Jack), Stephan Hillenburg (Spongebob), Trey Parker and Matt Stone. There are a bunch of artists whom I wish I could have worked with but due to death it is not at all possible. One of those was Margaret Killgallen. I remember when I first found out about her death. I was checking out the mags in the tower over off Broadway and Astor Place. I read about it and almost fell down. It sucked she was AMAZING! 

If you had to give all your sneakers away to charity except for one pair, which ones would you keep? 
Shit I do not think charity would take any of my shoes. They are all fucked up from working behind the bar. So i guess i would say my slippers. Final answer.

What’s on your iPod right now?
I am unsure of where it is but that shit  has too much crap on it. I havent even heard of half of the bands, groups, what ever is on my piss-pod.

What’s your Favorite ATL food?
I am a sucker for Nakato and Alfedos.

What’s your Favorite ATL hangout?
My house. I am pretty boring I guess. My job is being “out” not like gay but you know up in the club, so i guess that is a good reason to stay at home when I am not working. I do love the bookhouse! NO SMOKING there and thats fantastic. Its also really chill, not loud, and the food is amazing. If I want to dance then its El Bar.

What are your Pet Peeves?
People who do not wash their hands after using the bathroom.People who think they are doing the bartender a service by ordering drinks for random people who are waiting and not with them.People who scream,smack the bar, or wave their bottle around to get a bartenders attention. Daks giving me my once a month lecture about being a quitter.

Shout outs?
TV anchors give shot outs on the news does that mean shot outs are whack? Like we all knew gold teeth were done once Hulk Hogans daughter got a grill. You can give shot outs on Cash cab too. Thats pretty sweet… well shit… Patrick, My cats, Shannon and Erin, My mom + Dad, Grandma, all my family, Leah, Helen, Jaime, Melanie, Kasia, Dangle, Reed, Candice, Peter, Philip, Lex, Amy, Kripdog, Raven, Sarah, Gill, Danny, Naomi, Mags, Jenn, Dangle, Reed, Sharon, Rosa, Rob, Little Wonder, Kayla, Ed, Cory, Lord, Rasta, Kevin, Cristo, Steve, Sek, Kenyon, Mane, Grant, Seth P, Daniel, Jonathan, BoomBox, Elvira, Tara, Ali, Jeff, The Midway Pub, MJQ, EL Bar, The Local, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixion, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzon, Holy shit I am over this… If I forgot you sorry let me know and I will pour a beer out for you’s. So Remember Spay and Neuter your Pets AND ALWAYS — LOVE THE PROCESS ITS ALL ABOUT THE PROCESS!

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6 Responses

  1. C R I S T O D $ $ C O Says:

    Probaly the best and the funniest
    interview i’ve read!!

  2. Georgios Says:

    Ha! Great Interview.

    I’m getting the screen printing setup at the new studio soon. I’ll hit you up.

  3. Jared D Says:

    Colleen…this was the best Set It Off yet…damn, i gotta get my mind right before I try and get one. You are the coolest!

  4. Mom Says:

    Colleen…you always seem to have the world on it’s ear. Love the Set it off.

  5. Helldog Says:

    Colleen, you should be on Oprah!!!
    Ha, Floria sucks!

  6. Craigeoke Says:


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