There is a great film from 1979 called  The Shout (Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt) spooky subplot about sound/ listening. Alan Bates character lived years with Indigenous people in […]

I read an interview with Paul Thomas Anderson when he was still casting roles in the film The Master and asked Phillip Seymour Hoffman what he thought of different actors […]

bossman: do you know much about us?   applicant: I know someone who studied here years ago.   bossman: who?   applicant: don noyse    bossman: i remember him. he […]

When I was a kid I had a lot of favourite records and listened all the time. A few had lyrics with meanings that were different when I listened later […]

As the old conductor lay there in an oxygen tent, tubes sustaining his last afternoon, Roderick arrived and leaned over the bed. The old man was pleased to see him, […]

A singing student told their teacher they can’t sing the way they want and it depresses them.  Teacher asked “when was the last time you were happy?”   The student […]

Some people stay on the same street in the same neighbourhood, nothing wrong with that but some go to a new neighbourhood where they don’t know where anything is. Walk […]

Went to Hotel Transylvania 3 with my daughter. [spoiler alert] The climax of the movie is the unleashing of a monster to destroy all other monsters and the way to […]

Today I made zucchini sticks with flour, oat milk and cornmeal. I recommend. Used jackfruit and cherries for latest Kombucha. The trick with exotics is just like pomegranates – more […]

Someone who can solo on guitar is sitting in a room with three people who can’t. The others are explaining how soloing requires this or that guitar this or that […]