I purchased Andrew Bird’s “Noble Beast” on Amazon MP3 a couple of days ago. It is one of the most expertly crafted rock albums that I have heard. Today I am listening to a live recording of a Spoon show. Spoon is not a brilliant band by any means, but their second record, “Kill the… Continue reading The Politics of Listening
“I look at these guys like Matt Damon, George Clooney, Sean Penn – they’re all very bright, educated guys who understand that it’s a business and there’s politics involved. I wasn’t educated or aware enough. I thought I was so good I didn’t have to play the game. And I was terribly wrong.” – Mickey… Continue reading What We Can Learn from Mickey Rourke?
While I am waiting for the noodles in my mac & cheese to cook, I am watching That Thing You Do! on Netflix. I love this movie! It’s the story of a 1-hit-wonder band called “The Wonders” and stars Tom Hanks with a great supporting cast. The movie accurately portrays the prospects of making it… Continue reading That Thing You Do!