What the Hell, it’s Patton Oswald (explaining The Coup’s “Magic Clap”)

June 6, 2013

Now I get it.

We Steal Secrets:The Story of WikiLeaks

June 6, 2013

Alex Gibney talks about the making of We Steal Secrets:The Story of WikiLeaks. The film, which is available on demand tomorrow (June 7) details the creation of Julian Assange’s controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. …

The Last Ride on DVD

June 5, 2013

Harry Thomason’s The Last Ride is out on DVD this week. It was a movie made largely by friends of mine, so if you’re looking for “an objective review” (to repeat a non sequitur a reader recently invoked), you won’t …

Star Wars sucks

June 5, 2013

By Steve Johnson of the Chicago Tribune May the Force be dissipated. Seriously. Let it go already. And as that happens, may mentions of “the Force” also fade away, except in the case of big-city cops talking about their place …

The Brothers Robinson

June 5, 2013

I imagine this might be on sale (for charity) within a couple of months. I’m working on a song to accompany it.

Self-promoting program note: Your monkey on Tales From the South

June 5, 2013

We’ve long admired Paula Morrell’s storytelling forum/radio program Tales From the South,to which BDA Sports Editor Emeritus Paul Bowen is a frequent contributor, and we’re taking our turn in the barrel next Tuesday evening, June 11. I’m bringing my guitar. …