Monthly Archives: June 2012

David Lowery And Emily The Intern, Viewed Through The Lens Of Sir Paul

David Lowery made and makes some fantastic indie music, and writes deep, thoughtful blogposts on the state of the music industry that has both succored and frustrated him. Emily White is a college DJ and blogger whose stray thoughts on … Continue reading

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The Hood In The Woods: RIP Henry Hill, 1943-2012

The first time I met Henry Hill, he wandered into the bookstore where I was working part-time, took his own cookbook off the shelf, and autographed it. The second time I met him, after arranging by phone to visit his … Continue reading

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Everything Ordinary Too Beautiful To Bear

SPOILERS. “I’m sorry. I’m in the wrong room.” Pete Campbell (Vincent Kartheiser) closes out his arc in Season Five of Mad Men by conversing with a misplaced identity. His desperate affair with troubled housewife Beth Dawes (Alexis Bledel) ends with … Continue reading

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The 9 People You Meet In A Film-Review Comment Thread

By Friday, Walter Chaw’s Prometheus review was on its way to being the most-clicked-ever at Film Freak Central, where I write sometimes. Walter and site editor Bill Chambers assessed its wealth of reader comments, goaded on by me, Abby Holmes … Continue reading

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