Mixed Media

September 2009

The World’s Most Clever Stop Motion Film (trailer)

What does a director famous for his awkward, dry comedies do when he has squeezed all of the sarcastic strangeness out of real life actors?


Meat Puppets - “Rotten Shame” (video / tour dates)

While I am not the first to say this, I would like to extend a warm welcome back to the Meat Puppets. On 12 May 2009 the


Real Ones - All For the Neighborhood (new album / video / MP3)

Real Ones All For the Neighborhood (Rebel Group) Releasing: 22 September From Shining to Sondre Lerche to Datarock, Norway has become a source of interesting new


Jp Frenay: Mind Blowing and Mind Numbing at the Same Time (video)

So yes, it’s a bit on the experimental side, but this new short film “Artificial Paradise, Inc.” by Jp Frenay is too visually stunning


The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Higher Than the Stars (stream)

I’m usually not one to say this type of thing, but don’t The Cure own those chords?  Listen and you’ll know


Buddy and Julie Miller Sweep the Americana Awards (video)

Buddy Miller at the 2008 Americana Music Festival [Photo: Sarah Zupko] PopMatters perennial favorite Buddy Miller swept last night’s Americana Music Association Awards at the


It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia (video)

A clip of the inception of “Night Man/Day Man” in honor of tonight’s season premier of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia at 1


Caspa - Everybody’s Talking, Nobody’s Listening! (new album / MP3)

Caspa Everybody’s Talking, Nobody’s Listening! (Fabric) Releasing: 24 November (US) SONG LIST 01 Intro 02 Low Blow 03 The TakeOver (feat. MC Dynamite) 04 Marmite 05 Riot Powder Intro


Robin Guthrie - Carousel (new album / video / MP3)

Robin Guthrie Carousel (Darla) Releasing: 28 September 01 Some Sort of Paradise 02 Sparkle 03 Delight 04 Close My Eyes And Burn 05 Search Among The Flowers 06 Mission Dolores 07 Autochromes 08 The


The Rise of Julianne Moore!

In 2002, Moore was considered a heavy favorite to win the Oscar for her excellent lead work as Cathy Whitaker in Todd Haynes’ Far from Heaven


August 2009

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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