The Beginning of Everything :: An Audio Book Review

The Beginning of Everything :: Robyn Schneider An Audio Book Review Listen to an excerpt here “Sometimes I think that everyone has a tragedy waiting for them, that the people buying milk in their pajamas or picking their noses at stoplights could be only moments away from disaster. That everyone’s life, no matter how unremarkable, has a moment when it will become extraordinary-a single encounter after which everything that really matters will happen..” Ezra believes that within everyone’s life a tragedy lies waiting, and that only after said tragedy occurs does one’s life truly begin. Or, maybe, that is just … Continue reading The Beginning of Everything :: An Audio Book Review

Down the street of my soul :: VOTD

Self Control :: Laura Branigan from the album, Self Control Directed by William Friedkin Self Control is the name of an international hit song recorded in 1984 by Laura Branigan, as well as the album on which it appears. The song was recorded earlier that same year with the same English lyrics by Italian singer Raf, who co-wrote the song with Giancarlo Bigazzi and Steve Piccolo. Branigan’s version first hit # 1 in Germany on June 15, 1984. Raf’s version first hit # 1 in Italy on June 23, 1984. Branigan’s version was the most popular song across Europe during much of the summer of 1984 and was … Continue reading Down the street of my soul :: VOTD

So when you ask if something’s wrong :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Benjamin Zhang “I spent two weeks in Silver lake, the California sun cascading down my face. There was a girl with light brown streaks, and she was beautiful but she didn’t mean a thing to me.” I could write this scene out, so clear in my mind. Perhaps change the location slightly, somewhere closer to the ocean, or the airplanes. But, I feel it, deeply, and I can see it, so vividly. When I bought this album I remember this song hit me in a way that I thought would leave a bruise. I … Continue reading So when you ask if something’s wrong :: SOTD

Wishing On The Stars With You :: A Playlist for Star Gazing

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Sarah Goodreau Wishing On The Stars With You :: A Playlist for Star Gazing Listen here on Spotify (Day 19 of September Month of Playlists) When You Wish Upon a Star :: Louis Armstrong Stars :: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Stars :: Hum Dark Star :: Beck Vincent :: Don McLean Wandering Star :: Lucero Star :: Belly Lucky Star :: Madonna Stars :: The xx California Stars :: Billy Bragg & Wilco When the Stars Go Blue :: Ryan Adams We Are All Made of Stars :: Moby Kelly Watches the Stars … Continue reading Wishing On The Stars With You :: A Playlist for Star Gazing