Documentary Now! pays tribute to “Stop Making Sense”.
Documentary Now! premieres tonight at 10P on IFC.
The SNL star will join Fred and Bill for the music-centric “Test Pattern” episode.
Hilly Kristal opened CBGB’s in 1973 thinking he’d book a lot of country, bluegrass, blues and other music for uplifting gormandizers there. The iconic letters on the awning, “CBGB” and “OMFUG,” in fact stand for “Country, BlueGrass, Blues and Other Music For Uplifting Gormandizers.” But something rather different happened at Kristal’s little venue on 315 […]
Zealous “Roseanne”-loving friends recently pointed out to me that there’s actually an episode of the show in which John Goodman sings. They were right, and it was delightful. It made me wonder: Had Goodman — a fairly intense actor whose goofy charm belies serious skill — sung on other occasions? And the answer was… yes! […]
Chuck Klosterman’s “Fargo Rock City” might be my favorite book about music, because it does the one thing great music writing should do: it sucks you in even if you don’t care about the actual tunes at hand. In my case, I could care less about the collected musical legacies of Tesla and Cinderella, but […]