MTV Europe AwardsHeld in Barcelona, Spain (party at Casa Batilo?). Manson is a co-presenter, with Jean-Paul Gaultier and Pamela Anderson. He presents a prize to his friend Eminem.
Cartoon Manson!Manson provides the voice for the cartoon character of himself in the 'Election Blu-Galoo' episode of 'Clone High'. He gives out dietary advice.
Marilyn Manson in 'Clone High' cartoon series
Edit: This episode didn't begin to be shown until 27th January 2003.
TV show for HalloweenMarilyn Manson Hosts show for muchmusic USA, "Uranium with Marilyn Manson", which will premiere on 31 October, Halloween. Fans were invited to apply to be part of the audience at the muchmusic usa studios, New York City. The stipulation was that you be in appropriate vaudeville, burlesque/fetish or cabaret style costume.
A signed Marilyn Manson watercolor fine art limited edition was on offer to the best dressed fan. So who won?
See a few mini-pics over at wireimage.com24 October
Manson in Bowling For ColumbineThe Official site writes: 'Manson Featured In New Michael Moore Film. Don't miss Manson's interview in the critically acclaimed Michael Moore film Bowling For Columbine in theatres now.' They mean North American cinemas.
Manson scoringThe Official site writes: 'Marilyn Manson To Score 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Remake. Marilyn Manson will create the musical score for "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," a retelling of the 1974 Tobe Hooper cult classic.'
Update: This didn't happen.
Marilyn's artshow opens'The Golden Age of Grotesque' artshow opens in Los Angeles, with two days of public viewing following a private reception.
I've described these three days of art. And all of the paintings are here: Marilyn's watercolour paintings.
Thursday 19 September
Make a wish come trueThe Official site writes: Marilyn Manson Helps Make a Wish Come True. Thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 16-year-old Andrew Baines from Tennessee was able to fly to Los Angeles to spend the afternoon in the studio with Marilyn Manson.
Manson played Andrew six songs from the upcoming The Golden Age of Grotesque and also screened a preview of the upcoming DVD release.
Radio One - Message from MansonMary Anne Hobbs plays a phone message from Manson on her BBC radio one Rock Show:
This is Marilyn Manson, how are you doing Mary Anne? Sorry I couldn't be there to give you a hard time, sexually harass you and make the (Kerrang) awards show as uncomfortable and special as I always like to.
But I will see you guys in the UK soon enough and thanks to the Radio One Rock Show and all the listeners once again for supporting me, Marilyn Manson, and thanks for making Tainted Love a one-hit wonder once again. And I will be back there to rock you *beep beep beep* soon enough.
Tainted Love: Kerrangs Best video 2002The Official site writes: Marilyn Manson Wins at Kerrang Awards! Manson receives an award for Best Video for 'Tainted Love'.
Film - Beat The Devil cameoIn downtown Los Angeles, Marilyn Manson films his guest star part in forthcoming BMW sponsored film short, Beat the Devil. It stars Gary Oldman (as the devil), James Brown as himself, and is directed by Tony Scott. Manson was "proud to have gotten a signature from the Godfather of Soul on my very own Bible."
After the Premiere on Thursday, 17 October in LA, you can download the film from BMW Films website - all 90 MB of it. A DVD version will be available in spring 2003 if you pay for post and packing. Here's a photo of Brown, Oldman and Manson on the set.
New bbs on official websiteIn June 2002, a much improved message forum/bbs arrives on the official website.
(it's gone now).
Goodbye TwiggyMarilyn Manson (the person) ends months of speculation amongst fans by announcing - via the official website and MTV - that Twiggy is out of the band. His replacement is Tim Skold who has been working with them since 2001. Marilyn issues a statement and makes two other posts in his Journal about Twiggy leaving.
Wednesday 29 May
Film - Party Monsterstark posted: He's been away. Remember the story about the movie role? He'll be back soon...
Marilyn plays the part of Christina Smith in the feature film Party Monster, which stars Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green (from Austin Powers), Lucy Liu (of Charlie's Angels and Ally McBeal) and Chloe Sevigny.22 May
The Age of BlameManson posts again in his Journal. A brief journey into the da da dandy's thoughts and plans: THE AGE OF BLAME
Official Website revamped'The Golden Age of Grotesque' official website arrives.