Archives for September 2011

Drive (2011)

My review of Drive is published at Filmwell. … [Read more...]

The Five Obstructions (2003)

The Five Obstructions was one of the films I shared in my week-long film seminar at The Glen Workshop in 2011. … [Read more...]

Is this a review of Drive or Tangled?

Here you go: Two reviews for the price of one. Drive... and Tangled.  … [Read more...]

How to get a signed volume from The Auralia Thread for free…

Buy a book from The Auralia Thread from your local bookstore, and I'll send you another book from the series free of charge!Here's how this deal works... … [Read more...]

Contagion (2011)

My review of Contagion is published at Filmwell. … [Read more...]

Please won’t you be my neighbor?

Just try and read this essay about Mr. Rogers without crying.  … [Read more...]

When it comes to rock and roll, there are no "good old days."

Today's must-read: Andy Whitman tells us to shut up about how music used to be great. … [Read more...]


U2 are GQ's Men of the Year. I noted this in an earlier post, but now... … [Read more...]

Fingertips: Downton Abbey; 9/11 film critics; Coen Brothers; Wuthering Heights; Will Beetlejuice return?; Free live music; U2… and more.

I don't watch much television, but I'm making Downton Abbey, Season Two a priority as soon as it's available. back and watch Season One if you missed it. *Especially* if you're a fan of Robert Altman's Gosford Park.And speaking of things that you might find interesting, here are several more... … [Read more...]

“Confessions of a Cage Fighter”

I've been intrigued by the conversation swirling around this provocative article that was published at The Other Journal: "The Confessions of a Cage Fighter: Masculinity, Misogyny, and the Fear of Losing Control."Matt Morin's article does pick on one particular pastor. But that is, in part, because that particular pastor has made himself impossible to ignore on on this issue, and because he influences so many other leaders.  … [Read more...]