Monday, October 26, 2009


This is just great. Henry Hill reacting to Jimmy Rollins’ walk-off double to end Game 4 of the NLCS.

Anyway, all fun aside, the time has now come. The Evil Empire must be taken down. Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. (Goethe did not say that.) Go Phillies.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Stevie Nicks

Riveting footage of Stevie Nicks, caught backstage in 1981, singing “Wild Heart” while her makeup is being applied.

History, as it’s thus far been written, has gotten Stevie Nicks wrong; she was a singular talent, and isn’t respected nearly enough.

...on the other side of it, she was good for making fun of:

Monday, October 12, 2009

Mario Puzo

The late novelist/screenwriter would’ve turned 89 this week. In this clip, he discusses, among other things, the process of adapting his novel, The Godfather, to the screen.

(NOTE: I’ve argued — always to the wild disapproval of friends and family — that the murder of Fredo was unnecessary. Here, the author shares that he never intended for Fredo to be killed, but that Coppola kind of forced his hand. Hmm.)

Monday, October 5, 2009