Monthly Archives: March 2013

My First Crush: Scott

Scott was my first crush and the last “typical” boy that I remember liking. He was tall, smart, and he didn’t know who his father was and for some reason that little bit of damage made him seem attainable. It made me think I had a chance with a quarterback. But Scott liked Krista. She was perfect and just nice …

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Wolf Children Premiere at MIT with Mamoru Hosoda

Following MIT’s launch party for Professor Ian Condry‘s new book The Soul of Anime, there was a screening of director Mamoru Hosoda’s third full-length anime feature Wolf Children (2012). Hosoda’s first two features The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) and Summer Wars (2009) established him as a top animator, but Wolf Children (2012) won the academy award for best …

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John Sinclair Interview

I call John Sinclair at 7p.m. He kindly asks me to call back in ten minutes because he’s riding his bicycle to a coffee shop a few blocks away. I call back in ten minutes and he asks for another ten and apologizes for being a pain. From just those few words I can already tell that he is kind …

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Justin Timberlake–The New Millennium Frank Sinatra Tour

In my opinion, modern, American Pop music owes it’s essence to the Blues and Frank Sinatra. The Blues informed us of our very souls, the true root of American artistry, including the anger, the sex, the fight for the right to be free, but Frank gave us the template for channeling the Blues as the Pop Star. From his first …

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