Duran Duran :: Seven and the Ragged Tiger :: My Favorite Albums

Seven and the Ragged Tiger (1983) :: Duran Duran My adolescence was overflowing with music and bands, and that highly predictable flurry of teenage crushes on boys in bands. Whether it was a common thread that all teenage girls, and several boys, experience or not, it does not diminish what those bands and albums, and … Continue reading Duran Duran :: Seven and the Ragged Tiger :: My Favorite Albums

Stranger Than Fiction :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

Stranger Than Fiction (2006) Whole Wide World/first kiss between Harold and Ana "It was a really awful day. I know, I made sure of it. So pick up the cookie, dip it in the milk, and eat it." ~ Ana Pascal Another alternative reality favorite of mine that is about writing and a writer, about … Continue reading Stranger Than Fiction :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

So easy to disturb with a thought, with a whisper :: video of the day

Careless Memories :: Duran Duran My first music fandom. I am not sure there are words that could describe what they meant to me, how much I literally ate, drank and breathed them, or how much allowance and babysitting money was spent on anything I could get my hands on that was them. I have … Continue reading So easy to disturb with a thought, with a whisper :: video of the day

I don’t wanna be no man’s woman :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive; art by Rebecca Van Stralen "Spartan girl! proud Lucy!" she would say, smiling at me. "Graham says you are the most peculiar, capricious little woman he knows; but yet you are excellent; we both think so.'' "You both think you know not what," said I. "Have the goodness to make me as … Continue reading I don’t wanna be no man’s woman :: song of the day

We all make our choices in life :: The Words

3. The Words (2012) movies seen in 2013 "The Old Man" (Score from The Words) :: Marcelo Zarvos I wanted to like this film so much more than I did, especially since it is about writers and writing, and involved time shifts and intersecting stories, something I love in film when it is done right. … Continue reading We all make our choices in life :: The Words