My Top 300 :: 41-45

41. Stranger Than Fiction Alternate realities, a movie about books and writers (and a narrator), flawed characters and an unexpected, yet real feeling, love story make-up Stranger Than Fiction, and help to make it one of my all-time favorites. That and the fact that I have a huge crush on Maggie Gyllenhaal, especially in this role (also, I love her tattoo). This film moves me in so many ways and is so well-written – just thinking about it makes me want to go throw in my DVD to watch it again. Whole Wide World :: Wreckless Eric 42. Satisfaction If I believed … Continue reading My Top 300 :: 41-45

Tell my love to wreck it all :: VOTD

Skinny Love :: Birdy directed by “One Take Music Video“ This version of the song Skinny Love, originally by Bon Iver, is from Jasmine van den Bogaerde, who goes by the name Birdy. She won the music competition Open Mic UK in 2008, at the age of 12. Her version of Skinny Love was her debut breakthrough single, which charted all across Europe and went six times platinum in Australia. This cover version was also B-listed on XFM and was chosen as “Record of the Week” by UK radio DJ Fearne Cotton. Birdy’s version of the song has also appeared … Continue reading Tell my love to wreck it all :: VOTD

Somebody save me from the world you left :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Carmen” :: Art by Kelly Haigh “If you’re gonna cry my tears, if you’re gonna hold my breath, if you’re gonna let me see the sun you set, oh, I am lost and found.” You always said what you would do if I left. You said it over and again, repeating it, making it permanent, turning it into an invisible tattoo, spelled out in spaces only the two of us could find, on me. Promises became vows became threats in the middle of the night, waking me up in the still of it, the echo of … Continue reading Somebody save me from the world you left :: SOTD

Transitshop :: Keep Art Alive

Keep Art Alive :: Photo by Transitshop Keep Art Alive :: The 10 Questions Project :: Featuring Chris O’Brien from Transitshop 1. What music (or other art form) inspires you when you create your art? Music inspires me to create music. You hear a song that you dig so much, and that does so much for you, and speaks to you in a way that makes you want to go out and learn how to play, and try to write songs. I would think that most musicians get inspiration from hearing and seeing other musicians.   Specific Musical Influences: Nirvana, … Continue reading Transitshop :: Keep Art Alive