Film Review: Kill Your Darlings

By: Sunday October 6, 2013 4:00 pm

Kill Your Darlings swiftly draws us into the creation of the Beat movement and the murder which thrust Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac onto the path of literary and cultural revolution. Daniel Radcliffe stars as Allen Ginsberg, whose freshman year at Columbia begins as his mother’s fragile mental health deteriorates.

 

Late Night: Take Five for Dave Brubeck

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 8:00 pm

Brubeck wasn’t just a crusader for rhythm. During his service in World War II, Brubeck was spotted playing a Red Cross show and ordered to form a band. Brubeck chose a racially integrated lineup, a rarity for military acts. During the 1950s and ’60s, Brubeck is reported to have canceled appearances at venues that balked at the mixed racial makeup of his quartet.

Late Late Night FDL: All Blues

By: Wednesday February 15, 2012 10:00 pm

Kenny Burrell – “All Blues”, with Bob Magnusson on bass and Sherman Ferguson on drums.

Suz asked me to stop by and be here with you tonight. Awaiting word on Suz’s surgery, thought this music would lighten our thoughts. I know she will enjoy it in the morning when she checks in.

Good thoughts and healing vibes going to Suz tonight.

What’s on your mind?

Sunday Talking Heads: September 18, 2011

By: Sunday September 18, 2011 2:00 am

This morning it’s a lot about jobs and the economy, and commentary about Palestine going for some recognition at the UN.

Dean Baker stops by for FDL’s Book Salon, 5pm ET, don’t miss that treat. Virtually Speaking this evening is Stuart Zechman and Culture of Truth. Monday night’s movie feature is The Year Punk Broke, a classic.

And today’s marvelous video comes to us via watertiger, our dependable renegade. I do think those horns tingle the lady parts.

Late Late Night FDL: Take Five

By: Wednesday September 22, 2010 10:00 pm

Dave BrubeckTake Five, Germany, 1966. Dave Brubeck – piano, Paul Desmond – alto sax, Eugene Wright – bass, Joe Morello – drums.

Late Late Night FDL: Bopin’ Hood

By: Saturday May 22, 2010 10:00 pm

Bopin’ Hood. This Paramount Pictures Modern Madcap cartoon was released on August 15, 1961.

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