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June 2019 Viewing Diary

Once again: if you’re not a Supernatural fan, this might be a tough read. I’m so busy with work, this is how I unwind. Supernatural, Season 14, episode 4 “Mint Condition” (2018; d. Amyn Kaderali) I loved this episode. Perfectly … Continue reading

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Review: Yesterday (2019)

I reviewed Yesterday for Rogerebert.com.

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Winter iPod Shuffle

Clearly it’s been slightly busy round these here parts. Lots of train commutes. Lots of driving. Here’s the rando music in my collection – eff Spotify – that follows me around. “Maids of Elfen-Mere” – Tori Amos. I’m hot/cold on … Continue reading

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Autumnal iPod Shuffle

Been a while since I’ve done one of these. I am working 3, 4 jobs and my writing career has morphed into a semi-regular schedule of work – expected and unexpected – but I will NEVER give up this blog. … Continue reading

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Commute iPod Shuffle

Those buildings are reflecting the dying gleams of the sunset. With the moon soaring above. I just stood there staring for about 15 minutes. And it was freezing. Been a while since I’ve done one of these. My life, my … Continue reading

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Autumn Shuffle

“Jambalaya” – Hank Williams. Classic. That steel guitar wandering around in the background. My old friend Pat McCurdy used to play this song at his shows (I’m sure he still does). There was something so charming about being in a … Continue reading

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Telegram from Elvis and The Colonel, February 1964

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6-State Shuffle

I headed north into the wilderness for some necessary time off. Off the grid (well, except for Instagram). The drive is long and boring: interstates all the way. Hot muggy weather outside, nice AC in the car, and 5 hours … Continue reading

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Summer Shuffle

… over a two-week period where I never stopped running around. Still no sign of things slowing down. Out to LA on Thursday for only three days. A whirlwind. Here’s the music that’s been in my ears over the last … Continue reading

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“Steve Winwood said, ‘Hey, Prince is over there.’ And I said, ‘I guess he’s playing with us?'”- Steve Ferrone, drummer for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

There has been so much ink spilled on that epic Prince guitar solo during the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” and I love it all. (I read a piece yesterday, I’ll … Continue reading

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