The single most arresting thought I got from reading Thoreau was his talk about a wealthy farmer, except that it was the farm that really owned him rather than the other way around.
Harry Knowles has the first trailer for Mel Gibson's controversial upcoming labor of love The Passion.
"The Kids Are Alright" is both a solid documentary about The Who during their years with Keith Moon, and a perennial 1970s midnight movie. Unfortunately, it's needed massive amounts of restoration work to bring it up to snuff before it could be released on DVD. According to the man in charge of its restoration, look for an early fall release.
A little idea with big implications for indie media.
Not "down" with the teen lingo? Here's a list of new slang YOU can use to confuse the kids!
The Pernice Brothers brought three opening acts and a buttload of ass-kicking three minute pop songs to the Tractor Tavern in Ballard last night.
Lou rocks harder and takes more risks on stage than artists half his age. Most of the risks even pay off.
Tom DeLaughter's "choral symphonic pop band" gets its big label release.
I'd much prefer to find lyrics to a whole album, so I can gang edit all the lyrics to every song of the album. Much quicker and easier.