It’s a Wonderful Life :: 25 Days of Holiday Movies & Specials

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) directed by Frank Capra A Little History It’s a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern wrote in 1939 and privately published in 1945. The film is considered one of the most loved films in American cinema and has become traditional viewing during the Christmas season, alongside popular classics such as Holiday Inn, A Christmas Carol, White Christmas, Meet Me in St. Louis and Miracle on 34th Street. The film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others and whose … Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Life :: 25 Days of Holiday Movies & Specials

I gave you my heart :: VOTD (Holiday Edition)

Last Christmas :: Wham! from the album, Music From the Edge of Heaven Last Christmas is a song by British pop duo Wham!, released on Epic Records in 1984, on a double A-side with Everything She Wants. It was written and produced by George Michael, and has been covered by many artists since its original release. Wham! had been a dominant force in the UK Singles Chart in 1984 and news that they were planning a Christmas single meant that a battle for the coveted Christmas # 1 spot in the UK seemed set to be between Wham! and the year’s other big act, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, who had achieved a … Continue reading I gave you my heart :: VOTD (Holiday Edition)

Take the Chainsaw and Run :: A Playlist

Keep Art Alive :: “The Chainsaw, The Girl…” :: Art by Serge Birault Take the Chainsaw & Run :: A Playlist Listen here on Spotify Long Time Gone :: Billie Joe & Norah Angel of Death :: honeyhoney Fade Into You :: Stumbleine & Steffaloo Wrecking Ball :: Miley Cyrus In For the Kill (Skrillex Remix) :: La Roux Let It Go :: Idina Menzel Tomorrow Comes Today :: Gorillaz What Doesn’t Kill You :: Jake Bugg Everyday I Love You Less & Less :: Kaiser Chiefs Love Interruption :: Jack White Bullet With Butterfly Wings :: The Smashing Pumpkins … Continue reading Take the Chainsaw and Run :: A Playlist

Oh Winter is coming :: Song of the Day (Advent Calendar Version – Day 1)

This Holiday Season my family decided to do individual Advent Calendars this December, each one reflective of one of our interests. My Son’s is a Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar, my younger Daughter a nail polish a day, my oldest Daughter’s a 7″ vinyl single each day, for my Husband, a different beer from around the World a day, and for me, a song and a picture(s) to go along with it, selected by my oldest daughter. As part of mine, I decided to dedicate the next 24 days of “Song of the Day” to my Advent song and picture(s) of the … Continue reading Oh Winter is coming :: Song of the Day (Advent Calendar Version – Day 1)