I first saw Nicole Atkins and the Sea at Bonnaroo in 2009. It was my first show of the festival on the first night. I was standing in the front row off to stage right and I could see the sunset from under the eaves of the giant tent as I scanned the audience for a familiar (or friendly) face.
ANW is a pleasure to watch - it's a fizzy mash-up of watching a Rube Goldberg machine and an extended "stupid human tricks" bit on Letterman. Each segment is 5-7 minutes long, which makes it ideal to check in briefly while folding laundry or during a lull of conversation with your partner after a long day and the kids…
I like to write these in my head everyonce and a while when I go back and listen to old favorites that never seem to get stale.
What are we reading right now?
I tiptoed over to Group Think yesterday and made a comment.
We want your homes, we want your lives, we want the things you won't allow us.
I recently read this essay in The Stranger by Connor Habib. In a very thoughtful piece he wonders why people don't like porn stars. Throughout, he incorporates a personal example of how his ex boyfriend "Alex" had a hard time reconciling Mr. Habib's profession within the context of their relationship.
In light of a new Wes Anderson movie about to be released, I thought it would be fun to look back on some the soundtrack highlights from his previous work.
I'm not sure if there's a point to this story - but I'm going to tell it again . . .
Oh, but now. Now their banner judgement kills.
What do you want Crosstalk to be?
Having taken a cursory look at the comments on the Main Page, it seems that most of the comments assume that the U.S. should extradite and also presume Ms. Knox's guilt. I find this fascinating, especially because by most reasonable accounts she and her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito had nothing to do with the…
So even if one's train happens to be running, on time, and staying on the tracks, one is not guaranteed a peaceful commute on Metro-North.
Of course we are going to have a post in the banner.