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Fuck, this “writing for a purpose” stuff is hard. Why didn’t anyone tell me that having an opinion is so difficult? Also: I am totally bad mouthing Daredevil and big-upping NEXTWave in this.
A Decemberists cover. “The Hazards of Love 4...
Doctor Who 5x05: Flesh and Stone
Annnnnnnnnnnnd he sticks the landing! This episode was FANTASTIC. I had some reservations before the season about the Weeping Angels being used again, as “Blink” was such a perfect episode that I felt like more with them might result in diminishing returns. But wow, was I wrong. Building on all the plotlines and tension from last week, and adding the “time crack” on top...
I wrote this song a couple months ago. It is...
My Year In Movies #49: LoudQUIETloud: A Film About...
A look into the seminal late ’80s/early ’90s alt-rock band’s comeback tour from a few years ago, this documentary is fascinating for what it reveals about the precious chemistry of band dynamics. Why did this band, who broke up in 1992 because the members couldn’t stand being in the same room as each other, get back together 15 years later, and how would they all react to...
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This. Is. GENIUS.
My Year In Movies #48: It Might Get Loud
As a guitar player and musician, this was a fascinating look into the heads and the playing styles of three legendary guitar players. (Well, two legendary ones, and one coming up on legendary.) Their styles all diverge greatly, but all meet at one point, in an appreciation of the blues and the classic song structures embedded in rock and roll. If there’s one thing I definitely learned...
This song has been stuck in my head for pretty...