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The Historic Gold Star Recording Studio and the Audio Legacy of Producer Phil Spector C 2009 Harvey Kubernik There is saying in the game of American football. “Everyday is like 4 th and 1.” The legacy of Phil Spector’s recordings and songwriting achievements as well as the ongoing impact and omnipresent influence of the Gold Star recording studio in Hollywood, Ca. where he executed his historic productions should never be forgotten, tarnished or even tainted by the results of this legal decision.
A NOTE: The Realist Archive began in June 2007 with the goal to put every issue of The Realist online and freely accessible to anyone. The one large problem was only 1/3 of the run could be found available anywhere (well available in some places, but at the asking price of a large truck ...
Anonymous Taught Twitter About the Rohingya Genocide Yesterday, for a few hours at least, the plight of a small indigenous people was given center stage on Twitter. The Rohingya people—who are inhabitants of Burma, known officially as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar—were recognized by several thousand Tweeples during a "twitterstorm" orchestrated by online activists. Fire in the Hole The convoy stops, and the lieutenant lowers his binoculars and opens his door and points at four Afghan men standing on a ridge beside a red telephone tower.
They say writing is a form of self-expression — but it’s not the only one. And if we had to guess, we’d bet that many of our favorite authors have a little bit more going on in their heads than the average person, so it makes sense to us that their creativity might spill out into other mediums. To that end, we’ve curated a small selection of wonderful visual self-portraits by famous authors — from scribbles to full-on oil paintings, from cheeky one-offs to serious painterly studies. Did we miss your favorite?
Commuters in will encounter a new obstacle to making the train on time this week: 30 dancing horses. It’s part of “ Heard NY ,” a site-specific performance by the Chicago artist , in collaboration with dancers from the Ailey School. Mr.
Henry Jaglom (shown below, right, with his new leading lady Tanna Frederick) may be an acquired taste. It took TrustMovies awhile before he realized how hooked he'd become on this guy's films. Now, he can't wait for the next one to pop up -- which it does, every couple or three years.
We’ve always been fascinated by those “What’s in your bag?” features made popular by women’s magazines.
In case you didn't recognize it, the title of this blog was lifted from a line in my favorite Velvet Underground song, " Sunday Morning ."
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by Maria Popova Last winter, The Jazz Loft Project was one of readers’ favorites — a rare and fascinating look at the secret life of a New York loft, where some of the most iconic jazz musicians of the 1950s came to play at night. This season brings us a greater treasure still: Jazz — a humbly titled yet absolutely amazing retrospective of the work of legendary photographer Herman Leonard , who passed away a few weeks before the book was published.
Left of Black S2:E23 | Dave Zirin on the Intersections of Sports, Labor and Sexuality
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