Mixed Media

February 2012

Tavis Smiley’s ‘Stand’ on Documentary Channel in February

Screening on the Documentary Channel this month, the documentary is comprised of footage by Smiley's professional crew and also by two teens from Memphis.

Anthony Braxton: Composition, Improvisation, Synthesis

It's not easy assembling an Anthony Braxton compilation shorter than 80 minutes – but it's free.

Baron Von Luxxury Updates the ‘80s with “Terry Richardson” (PopMatters Premiere)

Though the vibe nostalgically recalls these bygone eras, the song still manages to feel very current, and practically demands that listeners make a trip to the dance floor.

The True Life Fund Names ‘Bully’ It’s 2012 Documentary of Choice

Bully takes a hard-hitting look at this issue by talking to current victims, as well as the families of victims who have taken their own lives as a result of bullying.

‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ Trailer Debuts

Steve Carell’s latest foray into the world of the dramedy comes in the form of Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, releasing 22 June.

Betty Black - “Bad Weather” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

In a perfect world, Black would be your new favorite diva, as she has all of the pop friendliness that the title implies, but grounded in a restless musicality.

Porcelain Raft - “Unless You Speak From Your Heart” (video)

Porcelain Raft's new video is an arty black and white shoot of the band gamely trading places in front of a stark white background.

New Grimes Album ‘Visions’ Is Streaming at NPR + MP3s

The eagerly awaited new Grimes album, Visions, releases next week. Look for our review then, but in the meantime, you can sample a few MP

‘The Interrupters’ on Frontline on 14 February

If they can stop one act of violence, they might stop another.

Woody Allen’s Mock-doc ‘Zelig’ at Stranger Than Fiction on 14 February

“I love baseball. You know, it doesn’t have to mean anything. It’s just very beautiful to watch.” Thus Leonard Zelig (Woody Allen) indicates

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Highbrow, Middle Brow, and Lowbrow in Free-to-Play Gaming

// Moving Pixels

"From the charmingly trashy to the more artistically inclined, there is a wide variety of gaming options in the free-to-play market.

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