Reality Bites – has it really been twenty years?

Reality Bites (1994) Written by Helen Childress Directed by Ben Stiller Twenty years is a long time, and in some ways it is staggering to think that it was twenty years ago that I first saw this movie. I was in flux at the time, halfway out of a relationship and halfway in one, in that on the cusp of getting back together place that I would find myself in, over and over again, during my twenties. I was twenty-five, I had a two year old daughter, and I had no idea what I was doing with my life. I … Continue reading Reality Bites – has it really been twenty years?

Outside there’s a boxcar waiting :: VOTD

Here Comes Your Man :: Pixies from the album, Doolittle About the song:  Here Comes Your Man is a Pixies song, written and sung by the band’s front-man Black Francis. Produced by Gil Norton, it was released as the second single from the group’s second album Doolittle in June of 1989. Written by Black Francis as a teenager, Here Comes Your Man was recorded for the band’s 1987 demo tape, but not included on either previous album, Come On Pilgrim or Surfer Rosa, as the songwriter was reluctant about releasing the song. Critics deemed Here Comes Your Man as the Pixies’ breakthrough song; Jon … Continue reading Outside there’s a boxcar waiting :: VOTD

I’m as riddled as the tide :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “The Path” :: Art by Margarita Georgiadis “On the floating, ship less oceans, I did all my best to smile, till your singing eyes and fingers, drew me loving to your isle. And you sang, ‘sail to me, sail to me, let me enfold you’. Here I am, here I am waiting to hold you.” A Siren Song by me The Siren chimes sleepless longings to the sky the ocean so far from her now the waves only ripples on her skin as she arches her back in restless sighs fingers playing forgotten melodies as she crashes … Continue reading I’m as riddled as the tide :: SOTD

Let’s Make Out to Music :: Alphabet Playlists :: The Letter I

Let’s Make Out with Music :: Alphabet Playlists Into the distance and back into your arms :: The Letter I Listen here on Spotify I’m Finding it Hard to be a Gentleman :: The White Stripes I’m Waiting For the Man :: The Velvet Underground I Need My Girl :: The National I See Monsters :: Ryan Adams I Got High :: Clem Snide If I Had a Gun :: Noel Gallagher’s Flying Birds Into Your Arms :: The Lemonheads Into My Arms :: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds I Think It’s Going to Rain Today :: Tom Odell If You … Continue reading Let’s Make Out to Music :: Alphabet Playlists :: The Letter I

I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist

I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist listen here at Spotify Fuel :: Ani DiFranco New York, New York :: Ryan Adams Twistin’ the Night Away :: Sam Cooke You Don’t Mess Around With Jim ;: Jim Croce 6th Avenue Heartache :: The Wallflowers Arthur’s Theme :: Christopher Cross Lua :: Bright Eyes Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters :: Elton John The Only Living Boy in New York :: Simon & Garfunkel New York :: Stephen Fretwell Tom’s Diner :: Suzanne Vega & DNA Walk on the Wild Side :: Lou Reed New York … Continue reading I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist