Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Once Were Brothers

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band – Official Trailer The first half of this film is utterly astounding. Watching Ronnie Hawkins boogie on stage is worth the time alone. From back in the era when records were just the starting point, just the blueprint for a live performance. Those days are returning in […]

The Creem Movie

1 I needed to own Alice Cooper’s Alcohol Cookbook. I grew up in the marijuana era. But when I went to college in 1970, Vermont changed its drinking law to coincide with other rights in the state, which meant you could imbibe when you were 18. I spent winter term smoking dope. Watching the zilch […]

The Beastie Boys Movie

It’s fantastic. Too bad it’s on Apple TV+. Like I always tell you, distribution is king, and if you want someone to experience your art, you want it to have the widest distribution possible. Sure, you can be the Wu-Tang Clan, and sell your album for millions to Martin Shkreli, but that’s not about art, […]

Internet Ignorance

There’s an amazing story on the “New York Times” app: “Trump Won the Internet. Democrats Are Scrambling to Take It Back. – In the era of big data, memes and disinformation, the Democrats are trying to regain their digital edge as the president and his loyalists dictate the term of the debate” Bottom line? There’s […]