Arnold Palmer’s gratitude

September 26, 2016

 I wrote this back in 1999. Near the end of the 1960s, a Gallup poll designed to sound the depths of American cynicism turned up the interesting factoid that there was but one American who could still be considered an …

“Act Like Nothing’s Wrong”

September 25, 2016

Anotgher track from 2014’s Euclid Avenue:

Graham Gordy talks Quarry (with free episodes given away by Cinemax for God knows what reason)

September 24, 2016

Little Rock writer Graham Gordy’s Quarry, a ’70s Memphis-set crime drama he conceived with Michael D. Fuller based on the novels by Max Allan Collins, premiered on Cinemax on Sept. 9 to mostly admiring reviews. The Washington Post’s Hank Stuever …

Randal and me

September 16, 2016

I don’t want to be in a band. There was a time when I thought I did. In the ’70s and ’80s, I was actually in a couple of bands. This was despite my lack of any real musical talent …

“Never Going Back”

September 16, 2016

More shameless self-promotion for the new album, coming in November, that we’re calling “Dog Justice” right now (that title might change.) This is an odd little song that I never think of — that I may have forgotten the chord …

“La Belle Dame Sans Merci”

September 15, 2016

Piers Marchant at TIFF, Day Seven

September 15, 2016

Films: 3 Vibe: Nearly Fully Bummed Nocturnal Creatures: One of the more controversial moments of TIFF this year comes to us via the opening credit sequence of Tom Ford’s new film. We see extremely large women, fully naked and dancing …

Piers Marchant at Toronto: Day Six

September 14, 2016

By Piers Marchant for blood,dirt & angels TIFF 2016: Day 6 Films: 3 Vibe: Nostalgic Afterglow Blue Jay: A black and white talkie from the Duplass brothers (though the film is directed by Alex Lehmann), it essentially stars only two …

Levon Helm drives Highway 61

September 14, 2016

Highway 61 with Levon Helm from Creative Differences on Vimeo.

“Things Have Changed,“ Chris Maxwell

September 14, 2016