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Jonathan Demme & Talking Heads - Burning Down the House

Until this past Sunday, the last time I’d seen Stop Making Sense in a theater was in 1999 during a 15th anniversary re-release at Film Forum. 555 more words


Talking Heads - Road To Nowhere (1985)

1985 was an important year in my life for a whole variety of reasons, some obviously more important than others. 1985 was exactly one year after 1984, made famous by George Orwell in his book, “1984” (the clue was in the title), which gave us a future of a totalitarian state where people were brainwashed into obeying every instruction of the omnipresent Big Brother. 1,137 more words

Stop Making Sense - Review


“Home is where I want to be / But I guess I’m already there” I thought as my favourite Talking Heads song was playing in Stop Making Sense. 1,099 more words

Film Reviews

Check out episode 4 of the '77 Music Club podcast on Tom Tom Club

The year is 1981 and pop culture is exploding around the world — Raiders of the Lost Ark premieres, the wreckage of the Titanic is found, and Lady Diana Spencer marries Charles, Prince of Wales. 231 more words

My Writing

Women’s History Month: Tom Tom Club’s “Genius of Love”

This month on my own blog, Dystopian Dance Party, we’re highlighting our favorite women artists to celebrate Women’s History Month. So I thought I would take the opportunity to cross-post a few pieces that Andre’s readers might be interested in, starting with today’s post on… 493 more words


The Daily Cut Talking Heads: "Psycho Killer"

Talking Heads: “Psycho Killer”

ALBUM: Talking Heads: 77

YEAR: 1977

WRITERS: David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth

Peaked at number-92 on the Billboard Hot 100. 106 more words