She must be somebody’s baby :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

Fast Times at Ridgemont High :: Soundtrack Shout Out One of my favorite high school movies that I sometimes feel gets over-looked when discussing adolescent films from the 80’s, mainly due to the popularity of the John Hughes’ films. Do not get me wrong, I love the John Hughes’ films, but there are quite a few other great high school movies out there beyond the Brat Pack circuit. Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a very honest portrayal of teenage life and adolescence in the same vein as I feel Dazed and Confused is. The film takes on the serious … Continue reading She must be somebody’s baby :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

You’d better hope and pray that you make it safe back to your own world :: video of the day

Stay :: Shakespeare’s Sister This song reminds me of a story I am writing, enough so that I may have to add it to my writing playlist. I love Siobhan Fahey in this video, the way she looks, her manically painted persona, like a melding of Death and Harley Quinn. Here is a small excerpt of the story: Six hours is what they told me. I am still unsure how they determined the time; whether it is just a guess, educated or otherwise, or if there is logic to the parameters in place. Six hours from the moment of being … Continue reading You’d better hope and pray that you make it safe back to your own world :: video of the day

But for now we are young :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Kelly Vivanco Where She Wanted Me to Go (by me) Lollipops and daisies in her hair, and little boy blue parked besider her. There were like the Twin Stars, a bizarro world Jack and Jill. I snapped their pictures, turn this way and that way, left and right. She wanted me to take her hand, go off to Greece to talk to the rocks, and drink red wine by the sea. “We can leave him behind, my shadow, my second self.” But, how can you leave a part of you? He will follow, at … Continue reading But for now we are young :: song of the day