Great Music Moments in Movie Trailer History
Hannah and Her Sisters, “You Made Me Love You” by Harry James This movie. This song. Further viewing here. Greenberg, “All My Friends” by LCD Soundsystem This is easily my all-time favorite song. I love how James Murphy slows down the piano intro in this version to allow the song build into the preview. The drop out with the Ben Stiller dog joke only to crash...
Dear Starbucks, in your attempt to manufacture culture out of fast food coffee you’ve been surprisingly successful for the most part. The part that isn’t covered by ‘the most part’ sucks.
Joan Didion's 1979 Woody Allen Takedown →
Rog emailed me this earlier. In a frequently quoted and admired line, he says, to Diane Keaton, “I’ve never had a relationship with a woman that lasted longer than the one between Hitler and Eva Braun.” These lines are meaningless, and not funny: they are simply “references,” the way Harvey and Jack and Anjelica and A Sentimental Education are references, smart talk meant to convey the...
The Silhouette Isn't Closing
huts: According to the bartender and waitress, it’s nowhere close to that. Nothing to see here, people. Move along. Jeremy is the best. Yesterday, some Tumblr posted that the Silhouette was to shut it doors, just as Herrell’s/Allston Cafe had done the day before, Our House last month, and Marty’s earlier in the year.
The Return of Music Videos
Thanks almost exclusively to Kevin’s everydayisamixtape Tumblr I’ve learned that music videos are starting to make a comeback. It’s actually surprising with the advent of digital technology and You Tube/Vimeo/whatever the renaissance of music videos has been this slow. But still. So far 2010 has produced: Surfer Blood - “Swim” Morning Benders - “All Day Day...