from my music blog today. (Frances Farmer has...
Charlie Kaufman: On Being - and Directing ...
formspring (or, okay, i'm finally doing this) →
If you have questions you wish to ask me anonymously, or things you’d like to know about whatever, here’s the place to do it. When I get enough questions to justify making a post out of it, I’ll respond with answers. Because I obviously need to spend way more time just thinking about myself and my thoughts and me me me.
Strangers - The Kinks
So, what I guess I’m trying to answer or say is that I don’t - being...– Charlie Kaufman
Maryilynne Robinson, on "Home"
Marilynne Robinson: I think that the real emotional content of lives tends to be negotiated in terms of small gestures, little courtesies towards one another, little provisions for one another’s comfort, and that whether we’re conscious of these things or not we read them continuously as a sort of…we see them as the fabric of our lives with others, and I think that a great deal...
I don’t know how it will all pan out, who will pay the artists to make their...– The Observer: Nick Hornby on the liberating effects of MP3 blogs (via jenrobinson)
Fresh Air w/ Terry Gross: Wes Anderson interview ...
For the president’s sake, let’s hope that this Thanksgiving, supporters can stop...– Why Obama supporters ought to count their blessings. - By Bruce Reed - Slate Magazine (via mikehudack) Yes, please. In my job I don’t talk about I often talk about CONTEXT. Look at where we were and look at where we are now. (via skybarn)
Amazon MP3 has a ton of albums at $5 →
Some incredible deals to be found here. For example, how about 50 NINA SIMONE SONGS for only five dollars?! Or The Zombies’ Odessey and Oracle? Come on! gregbrown: Their “Black Friday” sale runs now through 11/30, apparently. Picked up about a half-dozen albums myself.
100 Notable Books of 2009 - The New York Times →
King of Carrot Flowers pt.1 - Neutral Milk Hotel
I stared hard at the shot of the cathedral on the TV. How could I even begin to...– Raymond Carver, “Cathedral”
My Personal Netflix Recommendation Categories ... →
(BY KERI BERTINO) Movies You Would Appreciate With a Slightly Higher Capacity For Critical Reasoning Movies That Your Peer Group Loved Fifteen Years Ago, But Which You Missed Viewing at a Developmentally Appropriate Age, Preventing You From Ever Truly Feeling Part of Your Generation Movies You Will Hide From Your Husband in Embarrassment When They Arrive in the Mail Movies You Will Order to...
okkervilriver: Okkervil River - The war criminal...
What makes a good writer, and what motivates them?... →
Literary criminals, caught on paper →
littlepotato: sarzhaplus: The Believer asked the “forensic artist” Barbara Anderson to sketch eight literary criminals, working from descriptive details offered by their creators… Including: Dickens’ Fagin, Dostoevsky’s Raskolnikov, and Nabokov’s Humbert Humbert, and McCarthy’s Judge Holden.
The Fountain (2006)
My thoughts on The Fountain today, posted over at Filmosophy. Read it! filmosophy: YOU PULL ME THROUGH TIME. When a film as bold, strange, confusing and beautiful as Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain comes along, you can either pick it apart endlessly or simply give yourself over to it. A philosophical art-house love story dolled up as a time-bending science fiction epic, The Fountain is...
Bill Moyers Journal: LBJ's Path to War →
South Vietnam was in chaos, and even as President Johnson tried to calm our own grieving country, in those first weeks in office, he received one briefing after another about the deteriorating situation in Southeast Asia. Lyndon Johnson secretly recorded many of the phone calls and conversations he had in the White House. In this broadcast, you’re going to hear excerpts that reveal how he...
My reading list grows exponentially. Every time I read a book, it’ll...– A.J. Jacobs
Most of the things I post over at CopyCats are...