Hugo press conference with Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, etc…

November 23, 2011

Hugo press conference with Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, etc…sl by Philip Martin

A couple of clips from the forthcoming Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

November 23, 2011

Brett Nelson “God is Wrong” (free track)

November 23, 2011

God is Wrong by Riot Act Brett Netson is a name familiar to anyone who grew up during and survived the alternative nation explosion of the ’90s. The Boise, Idaho native has, since 1993, played guitar with the long-running rock …

Martin Scorsese talks about Hugo

November 22, 2011

Martin Scorsese on Hugo by Philip Martin It’s obviously Hugo week here on BDA. I wish I could show you the opening tracking shot.

Randy Newman “Losing You”

November 21, 2011

Thanks to TMFW.

Wilco Tiny Desk Concert — Happy Monday

November 21, 2011

 The way I like my Wilco — acoustic and strummy. A good way to start what will be a Hobbesian work week — masty, brutish and short. (Thanks to JH, though I hope I would have found it myself …

A note from the scrum …. first thoughts on Scorsese’s Hugo and Georges Melies

November 20, 2011

I saw Martin Scorsese’s Hugo last night and the best word I have for it is “impressive.” It’s not that I don’t like it, I like it a lot, it’s just that I don’t think I’m who the movie was …

Upper East Side Story

November 19, 2011

I once figured out I’d spent close to a year in New York — two, three and four days at a time. More time here than in New Orleans, more time here than in Savannah, where I was born and …

Cleveland Classic Driver

November 18, 2011

The only club in my bag that changes regularly is the driver (right now, I’m very happy with my Ping G20 but I’m always auditioning). I don’t know about this one. I used to play persimmon — Irving King used …

Travel day

November 17, 2011