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Illinois

After a rough start in Tulsa, mostly due to my great night at Scotty’s Lounge, I headed towards Carbondale. There’s a lot of open country between Colorado and Illinois, and I saw it all. 554 more words

Paperboys (2001), documentary directed by Mike Mills.

A series of interviews with five paperboys in suburban Stillwater, Minnesota.  They invite Mills into their homes and answer questions about their lives and the future of paperboys.   91 more words

Nearly Lost You: Hard-To-Find '90s Albums ("Hindu Love Gods")

“Nearly Lost You: Hard-To-Find ’90s Albums” gives you exactly what the title implies: a rare or out-of-print album from the ’90s in its entirety. “But Mr. 574 more words

Analog Kid

Beginners (2010)

Beginners (2010). Directed by Mike Mills. Starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer and Melanie Laurent.

Beginners has a claim to fame in the annals of movie history due to the fact that Christopher Plummer’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar made him the oldest recipient of an acting award in the history of the aforementioned ceremony. 872 more words

Film Reviews

Architecture of Reassurance

Short documentary (2000) by Mike Mills.

Voyeuristic look at the utopian concept of American suburban living.  It verges on uncomfortably accurate to my personal memory, through this lens.   41 more words

Shorts #3: R.E.M.

I’ve been listening to R.E.M. a lot over the last few days. Their 9th studio album, Monster, turned 20 years old this fall, so there’s been a lot of R.E.M. 781 more words

Day 183 – Glory

Song of the Day: Losing My Religion – REM

The last weekend of September and the weather has been glorious. Just like the last time I was back, four months ago, the sun has shone, the countryside is lush and fecund and the air is warm with just enough cool to make it pleasant to breathe. 287 more words

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