Monthly Archives: February 2015

On elephants

I’ve decided I need to bring some focus to my blog. While I’ll continue to talk about music and movies and personal stuff, I’m going to focus more entries on a subject of personal and professional interest to me: elephants. They’re wonderful, feeling animals that are at the center of a lot of urgent, complex […]

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The Kings of Summer

I need to be more timely with my movie reviews! “The Kings of Summer,” is a charming story about three boys coming of age. It makes for an interesting contrast with “We Are the Best!,” which I raved about last month. “The Kings of Summer” is a little more conventional. In fact it works in […]

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Amber loves love and romance, but Valentine’s Day is not her thing at all. In its own way I think that’s made our February 14ths together better because we’re not pressured into doing the usual Big Date Extravaganza. This time last year we were in Puerto Rico, where she was shooting a wedding, and we shared a delicious […]

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Best of 2014

A quick rundown of some of my favorite albums of 2014: …and then you shoot your cousin, The Roots The deans of hip hop gave me a birthday present! Even compared to Roots albums like Rising Down, this is a serious record: short and diamond-hard, gnarled with experimental pieces. It’s a tough listen to the point that the […]

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