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Today in Grateful Dead History: September 23, 1987 - The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA

Just like 1977 v. 1978, I’m always confounded by the extreme difference in tone between 1987 and 1988.  Grateful Dead shows from 1987 are exuberant affairs, full of joyous noise and an infectious spirit.   551 palabras más

Grateful Dead

Lou Diamond Phillips: No Diamond in the Rough


Not long ago, I saw Lou Diamond Phillips on a cooking show.  He was extremely likable but very competitive.  He took his cooking seriously.  He was also always “on”.   3.257 palabras más


Film Club Origins

Film Club Rule #38: Never discount your childhood as being a harbinger of things to come in your adulthood.

Heather, Jeff, and Rusty discuss their origin stories. 103 palabras más


Throwback Thursdays! "La Bamba" by Los Lobos

Oh buddy, this is a big childhood favorite for this guy (this guy being me. I’m sorry was that not clear?). The original song of course was by Ritchie Valens… 113 palabras más


Ritchie Valens - Soy Capitan, Soy Capitan!

‘ was a quiet, underrated yet enormously influential member of the handful of folk visionaries who almost single-handedly created rock and roll in the Fifties’ (Lester Bangs) 1.629 palabras más


La Bamba

Sometimes, a girl just needs a good excuse for a margarita. Such is the case with this week’s film La Bamba (DVD/Download… 312 palabras más

Movie Cocktails

Xoel López

The Galicia episode of Perdóname I mentioned last time ended with a song called Tierra, by Xoel López. It’s taken from his 2012 album, … 308 palabras más

Perdóname Si No Vuelvo A Casa Esta Noche