Tiny Desk Contest 2017 Submission

Earlier this month I filmed a short, largely improvised take-away show with my dear friend and musical collaborator Felix Rodriguez. The video turned out nicely and today I submitted it as an entry in NPR music’s 2017 Tiny Desk Contest. Although I used his own name in text in the video, he is performing under the moniker Open/Honest. You can watch it here. Or you can … Continue reading Tiny Desk Contest 2017 Submission

Letterboxd Blurbs & Upcoming Berlinale

If you’re into movies and not yet on letterboxd, I highly recommend it. The site is a great way to keep a diary, rate, and review what you watch. You can follow other users to sometimes discover hidden gems you’ve never heard of, and see what other people whose tastes align with yours to some degree thought about a film you’re thinking about watching. I’ve … Continue reading Letterboxd Blurbs & Upcoming Berlinale


Notes from the Venice Film Festival

This post is about two months late, but in September I attended the Venice Film Festival and now have two published articles to show for it: Voyage of Mine – on Terence Malick’s Voyage of Time, Wim Wender’s Les Beaux Jours d’Aranjuez (The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez), and critical reception Aural Extremes: Sculpting Noise – on sound in Zombi, Maudite Poutine (Shambles), & Spira Mirabilus (Miraculous Spiral) While … Continue reading Notes from the Venice Film Festival