On this warm weekend we are favored with a cool breath of fresh air from the likes of Matthew Lippman, via Michael Klein’s review of Lippman’s poetry collection, American Chew. Poems like these are refreshing in their honesty and bewitching simplicity—Lippman’s, in particular, “start outside the body,” Klein writes, “but they almost always end up inside it—gnawing at the conscious.”...more
Posts Tagged: johnny cash
The love story of June Carter Cash and her husband Johnny inspired another young family, keeping them close and providing the soundtrack to their lives in dark times. Decades later, Jennifer Nix looks back on the kidney disease and estrangement that wracked her family, wondering how to come back to the music....more
What does it all mean? Does it even matter that we are all Bad Seeders in this existence? Is the journey worth it? When we suck our last breath and the only good we end up doing for planet Earth is decaying in the soil, will anyone care?...more
It’d be a stretch to say that Johnny Cash and Iggy Pop are connected in any meaningful way....more
There’s one song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds that pretty much sums up every era of the band, and that’s “The Mercy Seat.”
Nick has said it’s one of his favorite songs to perform because they can do so much with it, from ultra violent execution to a sweet ballad about a man facing execution....more
Two Words. Infinite Meanings. True Love. Missed Connections. 50% Divorce. First Date. Happy Nights. Sad Days. Star Crossed. Wedded Bliss. Bad Breakup. Holding Hands. Making Out. Great Sex. Poly Love....more
We love the 33 1/3 series from Continuum, which explores individual albums through slender investigations from rock critics such as Rob Trucks on Fleetwood Mac and Amanda Petrusich on Nick Drake alongside takes from musicians like John Darnielle on Black Sabbath and Colin Meloy on The Replacements....more
Johnny Cash in German.
IS the Large Hadron Collider being sabotaged by ITS OWN FUTURE?
A behind the scenes look at Swedish rug mill. Because, really, why not?
One of my closest friend’s doesn’t have a sense of smell, if this article is correct that means he doesn’t feel any emotions at all!...more