Tag Archives: Willie Nelson

“Since the beginning, I’ve said, ‘I’m not going to get involved with my image.’” – Charlotte Rampling

It’s her birthday today. I first saw Charlotte Rampling in Angel Heart, where she has one hauntingly weird scene: a rumpled schlubby Mickey Rourke visits her to question her. Her apartment is filled with strange artifacts, beautifully placed. The decor … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, outlaw Waylon Jennings

Like a lot of artists whose music I own (I still like to own music: will never give it up), Waylon Jennings is on almost constant rotation. He’s always there. In playlists, first of all, but also … he recorded … Continue reading

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The outlaw living legend: Happy Birthday, Willie Nelson

“Ninety-nine percent of the world’s lovers are not with their first choice. That’s what makes the jukebox play.” – Willie Nelson Legend. I will never ever forget his performance of “America the Beautiful” in the telethon on September 21, 2001. … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2019

Thanks, everyone, who hangs out here, who likes what I do, whether you’re an Elvis fan, a Supernatural fan, a general cinephile, a book-lover, or just someone who’s been checking in periodically for 17 years – WHAT? – I appreciate … Continue reading

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April 2019 Viewing Diary

I have had an extremely challenging month. Things got slightly spooky. This looks INSANE when written out like this. And believe it or not, I was super busy this month. I wrote like 5 gigantic pieces, and somehow managed to … Continue reading

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Visiting “The Beautiful Place”: An Interview with Lian Lunson, director of Waiting for the Miracle to Come (2019)

“If only our parents were born at the same moment we were. How much heartache would be spared. But parents and children can go only go after each other, not with each other. And the distance always lies between us, … Continue reading

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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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Outlaw Music Festival 2017

This spring I bought tickets to the Outlaw Music Festival, because the two headliners were Eric Church (whom I have written about) and Willie Nelson (whom I haven’t but whom I adore). It was so long ago that I almost … Continue reading

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