I had to close my eyes :: VOTD

Little Star :: Stina Nordenstam from the album, Romeo + Juliet Soundtrack Directed by Michel Gondry Chances are, if you know Stina Nordenstam from anywhere, it will be from this one song. Little Star appeared not only on Stina Nordenstam's And She Closed Her Eyes, but the soundtrack for Romeo + Juliet, which turns out to be quite … Continue reading I had to close my eyes :: VOTD

Orange Is The New Black :: Favorite TV Thursday

Orange is the New Black Favorite TV A Little History: Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan that first aired on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Lionsgate Television, is based on Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman, a memoir about her experiences in prison. Orange Is the New Black stars Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, a woman imprisoned for transporting … Continue reading Orange Is The New Black :: Favorite TV Thursday

My Top 300 :: 81-85

81. Less Than Zero It could be because my all-time favorite actor is phenomenal in it, it could be because their story is all too familiar (minus the rich lifestyle) and that two characters feel so much like parts of my own life, or it could be that it came out when I was the same … Continue reading My Top 300 :: 81-85

My Top 300 :: 76-80

76. Fire With Fire Truly in the category of dramatic adolescent teen love stories from the 80’s, infused with a post-modern Romeo and Juliet edge, well versed in parochial school girl meets bad boy stereotypes, and yet I love it. Virginia Madsen is stunning in a David Lynch kind of way (surprising that she was never in any … Continue reading My Top 300 :: 76-80

My Top 300 :: 71-75

71. Into the Wild  One of the most inspiring, heartbreaking and beautiful movies I have ever seen. It speaks to my gypsy soul, my wandering side, and the part of me that keeps thinking there is so much of life I want to experience. Packed with amazing performances and breathtaking views, and so much emotion … Continue reading My Top 300 :: 71-75

Anyone who’s ever had a dream :: VOTD

Sweet Jane :: Cowboy Junkies Sweet Jane is originally a song by The Velvet Underground, originally appearing on their 1970 album Loaded. The song was written by band's leader Lou Reed, who continued to incorporate the piece into live performances years later as a solo artist. In 1988, Cowboy Junkies covered the song on their … Continue reading Anyone who’s ever had a dream :: VOTD

The house exorcists come-a-calling vs. Dinner with a Sadist :: Saturday Horror Movies

Saturday Horror Movies :: The Conjuring and Would You Rather This week's selections were newer films that I had recently heard good things about (The Conjuring) and read about via the horror movie blogosphere (Would You Rather). Both films feature an interesting array of actors making up an ensemble cast that had me interested before I … Continue reading The house exorcists come-a-calling vs. Dinner with a Sadist :: Saturday Horror Movies

All things go, all things go :: Stuck In My Head Weekly Round-Up

A fellow blogger who I follow and enjoy, BeautifulOrange, sometimes shares the songs that are stuck in his head, and I have often enjoyed the ecclectic lists of songs shared. I thought I would start keeping track of my "stuck in my head" songs and share them every Friday. I will warn all the Lyriquediscorde … Continue reading All things go, all things go :: Stuck In My Head Weekly Round-Up

You smoked with the ghost in the back of my head :: AOTW

Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories :: Tails (1995) Album of the Week The 90's was a decade of change, of tumultuous chaos, of falling hard in love, and breaking hard in heartbreak. It was the Wild West in my heart, my guns were sometimes drawn but usually out of bullets, sometimes I masked myself as … Continue reading You smoked with the ghost in the back of my head :: AOTW

I feel like I win when I lose :: favorite movies

Muriel's Wedding (1994) "Are you Muriel Heslop?" ~ Rhonda "No." ~ Muriel "Yes, you are!" ~ Rhonda "Why?" ~ Muriel "I dunno why, you just are." ~ Rhonda Trailer "I'm not alone, I'm with Muriel." ~ Rhonda Waterloo moment Muriel's Wedding is one of my favorite movies about friendship and change. It is a comfort … Continue reading I feel like I win when I lose :: favorite movies