David Ehrlich’s video countdown of the 25 best films of 2016

December 6, 2016

THE 25 BEST FILMS OF 2016: A VIDEO COUNTDOWN from David Ehrlich on Vimeo.

A 30-minute set

December 3, 2016

Working on a new project. If you’re interested, here’s a clue.

That is not my father’s coffin

November 18, 2016

(for Leonard Cohen) There is no poetry in dreams, just rebel neurons firing blanks shredding indiscriminately the flash imprinted images and dashed concerns of waking life. And so I walk along the river knowing you are not beside me though …

“We are sore in need of matches”

November 11, 2016

“We’re sore in need of matches.” — Leonard Cohen, at the Isle of Wight, Aug. 31, 1970 It was four in the morning when they came for him. They took him from his trailer and led him onto the stage …

The final word from Ohio

November 10, 2016

In a darned close race, why did so many Clinton voters stay home?     As Marcia and Jack Schnedler, our roving correspondents, head back to Little Rock from Toledo, Ohio, they are feeling more than a bit bedraggled after a …

Deep down in my heart …

November 9, 2016

Trump’s bun

November 6, 2016

  On the road again from Little Rock, Blood Dirt & Angels correspondents Marcia and Jack Schnedler are spending the last week before Tuesday’s election going door-to-door in Toledo, Ohio. They’re helping to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton, …

On the road in Ohio

November 4, 2016

 Blood Dirt & Angels’ roving correspondents, retired newspaper editors Jack and Marcia Schnedler, are back on the campaign trail in Ohio — infused this time with a whiff of anxiety. Here is a report by Jack from Toledo, sent on Friday. …

Little Rock’s Dan Newbie Covers “Ghostbusters” on Pumpkins

October 27, 2016

This is now my favorite version of this song.

The Reluctant Prize Winner’s Speech

October 26, 2016

Do not mistake this god deep silence for disapproval or conceit. Or American arrogance, whatever you take that to be: I have come from Oklahoma with a banjo on my knee. Some people push the words out fast. They spit …