Music

The Sunday Song – Here I Go

Here I Go – Syd Barrett

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Film

The Friday Film – Hail, Caesar!

Last night I watched the Coen brothers’ comedy Hail, Caesar! (2016). Starring George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton and many more fantastic faces, Hail, Caesar! presents a day in the life of a Hollywood studio fixer in the 1950s. I haven’t heard many good words about it, but I thought it was fantastic! Hollywood, the ’50s. Capitol […]

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Literary

5 Days of Short Stories. 1: The Debutante by Leonora Carrington

Let’s have five days of short stories. We’ll begin today with Leonora Carrington’s The Debutante, a story of a girl and a hyena. “The Debutante” by Leonora Carrington WHEN I was a debutante I often went to the zoological garden. I went so often that I was better acquainted with animals than with the young […]

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Music

The Thursday Album – Born Villain by Marilyn Manson

This week’s Thursday album is Marilyn Manson’s Born Villain. LaBeouf told Manson that he would love to direct his next video and showed him his previous work, “Maniac”, as proof that he knows what he’s doing behind the camera. “I played ‘Maniac’ for [Manson], and he freaked the f— out,” LaBeouf recalled… Unsurprisingly, the imagery in […]

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