Archive for December, 2011
How hard is it to spellcheck the headline before posting? (From earlier today at NYTmes Media Decoder blog [it has since been corrected]:
No matter how many Spotify/Pandora accounts, iPods, CDs, cassettes and vinyl albums I may have, there are always songs that enter my musical memory…only to be forgotten. Such was the fate of Lou Reed’s great late 1980s song, Dirty Blvd., until tonight when I was listening to my car satellite radio. Man, that is one good song. See for yourself.
Added bonus? I grew a mullet like Reed’s in the late 1980s, ask my friends from that era. I looked just as goofy as Reed.
An interesting series of clips (courtesy of AFI) featuring David Lynch, as well as some of the actors (Kyle MacLachlan and Laura Dern) that have worked with him, discussing his approach to creating his films.
“The idea of handcuffing yourself to a genre is … pretty absurd.” is a great core approach, and one that can be applied to non-film creative pursuits as well.