Category Archives: A&E
I’ve been shooting video with a DSLR for about five years. A while back I realized that iPhone video was pretty darned good, so I decided to try using an iPhone as a second camera. Then I could mix the … Continue reading
It’s cliche that the book is better than the movie. Anyway, you can use the rule in reverse. If you like a movie that’s based on a book, read the book. I did that with Game of Thrones, No Country … Continue reading
But oh, no. Seen at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston. I like art, but this sort of thing is just a parlor game cleverness bluff.
I’ve gotten back into making videos. I’m spending more time on the beginning and ending credits and having fun with it. This is a local band covering an Allen Toussaint tune. If your RSS reader doesn’t show YouTube videos, use … Continue reading
I’m so old I remember when Sundance Channel and Independent Film Channel showed independent films instead of Law and Order reruns and big budget blockbusters. This week some of their small, handcrafted film options include marathon showings of the Rambo, … Continue reading
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus “I think I’ve seen this movie before. When I was a kid I saw it on TV. … Continue reading
This is a followup to my Amazon Fire TV review. If you haven’t read it yet, you may want to read the review first. The Fire TV is great, but before you buy one there’s just one thing you have … Continue reading
We had a TV problem at the house. The kids wanted to watch TV in the living room, because that’s where the TiVo lives. The den only had a Wii that connected to Netflix. We had an Amazon Prime subscription … Continue reading
I just started reading my first George R. R Martin book. I now have a sudden, inexplicable urge to post spoilers on Internet forums, so… Game of Thrones books spoiler alert! The Bran* chapters are really boring. Plot synopsis of … Continue reading
Google for “sons or anarchy recap.” I wonder if anyone died in this week’s episode? OK, sure. Now I know who died. But who killed him is still a mystery, right? That’s some mighty fine spoiler alertin’ there, Cletus.
No posts lately because I’ve been busy at a new full time gig, which I like a bunch. I needed a job and they needed me badly. ‘Nuff said. Meanwhile, I’m putting out the videos I’ve been working on for … Continue reading
Here’s something I like to do. Listen to different artists perform the same song. That side by side listening always reveals new things about the song and the artists. Seth Roberts likes to talk about the Willat Effect, where side … Continue reading
“So for the children my advice to them is be a scientist, or a doctor, or an astronaut, because everybody can’t be Mr. T.” – Mr. T by Mr. T From Molly Lewis “I Pity the Fool.”
Tony Tuthill’s animated video for Elvis Costello’s Green Shirt And because demos are cool And because ukelele covers are all the rage
UPDATED WITH BETTER AUDIO I’ve been radically changing up my videos. I ditched the tripod in favor of a video monopod. Now I’m moving around, which makes the videos much more interesting. Now that I’ve got the audio and video … Continue reading