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Out With The Old, In With The New - Not So Fast!

There will be loads of good new music to hear and talk about in 2017, I’m sure. Yet in the waning days of 2016 and the snow bound days of early 2017, I decided to slow down my rush to the new and spent some time rummaging through the “dust bins” of yesteryear. 1,110 more words

L. A. Writers: Ry Cooder (?!)

So you think I’m kidding, do you? You think I don’t know that Ry Cooder is a musician? Aha, but in 2011 that same Ry Cooder wrote a book of short stories published by City Lights, entitled… 442 more words

Reading

Sight and Sound Top 250 #185 - Paris, Texas (1984)

As we finally get back to our trip through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Movies of All Time list, we come to #185, Wim Wenders’ 1,025 more words

Movies

2016 Highlights - William Tyler

It clicked for me in Stockholm.

I had arrived early for the Wilco gig and standing on my own with an hour to kill I thought i  would take in the support act. 1,007 more words

Music