Ever wonder why the dollar is falling like a rock? Global economy based on long distance trade is leading to catastrophe.
When he took both the power to kill and to die by stabbing himself in the heart on October 21 2003, I began to think almost daily about Elliot Smith. Around the same time, I watched the documentary "Loaded Gun: Life, Death and Dickinson" and began imagining Elliot Smith in love with Emily Dickinson.
You could say the Mau Mau Sex Sex story begins in a San Francisco dumpster where co-producer/writer Eddie Muller found a vast collection from the 'grindhouse' era; that is, posters and lobby cards advertising "Adults Only" movies of the 1930s.
For those who only know him as the ugliest guy in music, Shane MacGowan outlasted the breakup of the Pogues in 1991, and in 1999 helped Sarah Share chronicle his life in this new feature length documentary.
Last night at a San Francisco screening, director Larry Charles warned the audience "You will not catch all the references, and that's OK. It's a show. Let it wash over you, and see how wet you get."
Sometimes what a mom needs is a punk rock record about diaper- changing and exhaustion and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Imagine if "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was the catalyst for an actual political movement in this country.