Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Eyes Wide Shut

My take on Stanley Kubrick’s final work, EYES WIDE SHUT, on the ten-year anniversary of its release. Check it out.


Monday, July 27, 2009

Literature Map

Only click on this if you’re willing to get lost in it for at least ten minutes: The Literature Map. I will say no more. Enjoy.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Like something from a Don DeLillo novel...

In this clip, UK comedian Tommy Cooper literally dies on stage. But the audience just laughs along, thinking it’s part of the bit. An oddly disturbing piece of video, though I’m not quite sure why.

Monday, July 13, 2009

King on Kubrick

This Thursday, July 16th, marks the ten-year anniversary of the release of Kubrick’s last film, Eyes Wide Shut. In honor of the event, here’s a blip of Stephen King sharing an anecdote about the enigmatic director:

Monday, July 6, 2009

Paul Siegell

Hometown poet Paul Siegell’s latest collection — jambandbootleg (read: “jam band bootleg”) — was just released. You can buy your copy here.

To give you a taste of his work, here’s an intriguing video/poetry short based on some verse from his first book, Poemergency Room: