Country Music by Ken Burns – a belated review

Ken Burns, yesterday I’ve not written about this documentary series, which has come and gone by now, but I do have Thoughts, have had Thoughts for a while, so I ought to Set Them Down. First of all, boo to PBS for only releasing the cut down version to other markets. These episodes were originally … Continue reading Country Music by Ken Burns – a belated review

Woodstock taking

I watched the director’s cut of the Woodstock movie this weekend. It was, I would say, moderately entertaining, although there was not really enough of what you’d call the best music, and way too much of stuff that wasn’t very good to start with, and which has dated badly. Jefferson Airplane, I ask you. Not … Continue reading Woodstock taking

Leopards break into the temple: re-enacting The Last Waltz

Leoparden brechen in den Tempel ein und saufen die Opferkrüge leer; das wiederholt sich immer wieder; schließlich kann man es vorausberechnen, und es wird ein Teil der Zeremonie. Leopards break into the temple and drink all the sacrificial vessels dry; it keeps happening; in the end, it can be calculated in advance and is incorporated … Continue reading Leopards break into the temple: re-enacting The Last Waltz