Tag: Philosophy

Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard

Event Reviews

The cross-dressing comic returned to Memphis with history, philosophy, and plenty of laughs.

The Why Café

The Why Café

Print Reviews

Ever strike up a life-altering conversation in an unexpected place amongst unlikely company? Well, Carl F Gauze just discovered his path to enlightenment inside a beer tent! Or rather, that’s where the author of The Why Café slung him the small book with a big message about existence and fulfillment.

A Journey into the Transcendentalists’ New England

A Journey into the Transcendentalists’ New England

Print Reviews

Carl F Gauze heartily recommends this specialized travel book about the Transcendentalist movement and the Boston area. He doesn’t mention, though, if they’ve set up a breakfast nook in Thoreau’s old jail cell from Civil Disobedience.

Slow Jets

Slow Jets

Music Reviews

Remain In Ether (Morphius reords). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Slow Jets

Music Reviews

Clever,intellectual,trio,Slow Jets,Remain In Ether,Morphius reords,Carl F Gauze

Thanks a lot, asshole.

Maketh Me Swoon

Hey, even guys who go to meetings of their college’s “Objectivist Club” can’t spell or form a sentence worth a good goddamn (to say nothing of the dubious level of emotional maturity). Thanks Maketh Me Swoon.

Waiting For Thor

Features

Sean Carswell examines the systematic pillaging of Indian (or Native American, if you prefer) spirituality by the New Age set and the hypocrisy of organized religion.

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Lucero

Lucero

Music Reviews

“Buy a Little Time,” from Should Have Known by Now (Thirty Tigers). Review by Judy Craddock.

Dawn Riding

Dawn Riding

Music Reviews

You’re Still Here (The Long Road Society and Speakeasy Studios SF). Review by Carl F. Gauze.

Little Feat

Little Feat

Event Reviews

With Miko Marks opening a wonderful evening in Iowa City, Little Feat plunder their back catalog as Jeremy Glazier stands beneath the freak flag.

Meditations on Crime

Meditations on Crime

Print Reviews

Politics is Crime. Crime is Politics. Discuss… Carl F. Gauze reviews Meditations on Crime, the book half of Harper Simon’s super-collaborative art and music project.

Porn and Ice Cream

Porn and Ice Cream

Screen Reviews

Three aimless misfits find themselves a purpose when they unwittingly start a band. It’s not your typical rock story, as Ian Koss explains.

Fire and Iceland

Fire and Iceland

Interviews

New York filmmaker April Anderson talks with Bob Pomeroy about volcanoes, horses, and making documentaries in Iceland.

Best of Film 2022

Best of Film 2022

Screen Reviews

With a year of festival and microcinema screenings behind them, Lily and Generoso select and review their ten favorite films, six supplemental features, and one exceptional repertory release of 2022.

Laura Citarella

Laura Citarella

Interviews

Director Laura Citarella, of the famed filmmaking collective El Pampero Cine, has created with her newest feature Trenque Lauquen a provocative transformation of her protagonist Laura (Laura Parades), whom Citarella first introduced in her 2011 film Ostende. Lily and Generoso enjoyed an in-depth conversation with Citarella about Trenque Lauquen when it screened at AFI Fest 2022.

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

Features

Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.