Drugstore Cowboy :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

Drugstore Cowboy (1989) A “change of scenery” scene “Most people don’t know how they’re gonna feel from one moment to the next. But a dope fiend has a pretty good idea. All you gotta do is look at the labels on the little bottles.” ~ Bob The story of Bob Hughes and his family of choice, or one might call it his family of fellow addicts, tells the true story based on the autobiography of James Fogle (the “Bob Hughes” of the film). This has always been a favorite film of mine, even though sometimes it is a rough one … Continue reading Drugstore Cowboy :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

So I can breathe :: video of the day

Guaranteed :: Eddie Vedder My favorite song from one of the most moving and impactful films I have ever seen, Into the Wild. Every cell in my body that has ever dreamed and longed and desired to travel, to see the world, to give up the trappings of day-to-day and just go was lit up watching this film, and I found myself both heart hurt and inspired by the end of it. “If you want something in life, reach out and grab it.” ~ Into the Wild Into the Wild trailer Continue reading So I can breathe :: video of the day

Nobody said it was easy :: song of the day

“Nobody said it was easy. It’s such a shame for us to part. Nobody said it was easy. No one ever said it would be this hard. Oh, take me back to the start.” Sometimes I think we stumble upon things we are supposed to see, that we open up a page of a book, or hear that certain song on shuffle, that speaks to the truths we are struggling to identify. They push our buttons, fill in words for our unspeakable emotions, and help us feel things we may be trying to avoid. synchronicity and fate are what we … Continue reading Nobody said it was easy :: song of the day

Adam Caldwell :: Keep Art Alive

Keep Art Alive :: “Science of Mind” :: Art by Adam Caldwell Keep Art Alive :: The 10 Questions Project :: Featuring Adam Caldwell 1. What music (or other art form) inspires you when you create your art? I listen to all kinds of music. As long as it has quality, I am not particular about the style. I also listen to a lot of Teaching Company lectures on history and philosophy. They really help cover the long stretches of painting time. 2. Long distance road trip: what three people do you invite along (fictional or non-fictional, dead or alive)? Sherlock Holmes, William S. … Continue reading Adam Caldwell :: Keep Art Alive