According to NPR, Greg Brown has a couple new records. A 5-song live set from June 24th, 2009, can be streamed from the page. …just released is Dream City: Essential recordings vol 2, 1997-2006, which features previously unreleased studio and live tracks, in addition to a retrospective collection of his earlier albums. Photo by Brian Blauser.
Gone Baby Gone is Ben Affleck’s directorial debut and it’s pretty damn good. It’s the story of a private investigator looking for a little girl who has gone missing in his neighbourhood, and brother does he get messed up in some serious shit. And just when you think you know what’s going on, you don’t, and it’s at that point the film shifts into high gear and doesn’t let up
Anything directed by Jim Jarmusch is worth watching, even though his movies don’t always do much for me (Dead Man and Coffee and Cigarettes). His camera quietly observes people in an unobtrusive way that brings out the subtleties of character and has us feeling for them because they’re just so unremarkable. Broken Flowers, a road trip movie about a guy (Bill Murray) looking for a woman who leaves an unsigned
We have a garden gnome! From Miscellaneous It’s difficult to see in the photo, but he’s holding an axe in his right hand. But Obi-wan has his light sabre, so I guess that makes it an even fight. In other news, I now have 50 Facebook “friends.” I’ve decided that’s my limit. If I accept any more friend requests, it means I’ll have to kill off one of my other
The rest of the album isn’t like this, but this one is purty darn cool.