“We are all prisoners. We are all doing time. We are all tapping on the walls late at night waiting for answers from distant cells.”–Cary Tennis, “Since You Asked” on Salon.com
The third part of my interview with John Adams, the PSO’s Conductor of the Year, is available on the PSO blogs. In this segment, John discusses how new technology has affected the way music is made, music itself, and the business of classical music. Read part 3 here. I’m posting this interview over several days, […]
A Plurk conversation today: Stevi Deter on KUOW, they actually said the forecast for today was “relentless rain”. Cynthia says more media should offer emotional weather reports. The rain, the rain, my god! the rain. plord says must now listen to Tom Waits: http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/tom_waits/emotional_weather_report.html Excellent thought. But why just listen when you can also watch?
New post up at the Pittsburgh Symphony blogs: “Compare and Contrast.” (Photo credit: Scenes from Shakespeare – Macbeth taken by kimberlyfaye)
I promise I will write an actual blog post on this site soon. But until then, please take a quick jump over to the Pittsburgh Symphony blogs and my post about Saturday’s concert, “Expectations.”
Paul Newman dead at 83. We’ll miss you, you sexy thing. (Photo from A Long, Hot Summer.)
My post about the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra preview concert is online at the PSO blogs site. An aside: I wanted to use a photo of a Whitman’s Sampler as a visual, but then I found this photo of stunning handmade chocolates. Now all I can think of is the luscious and beautiful truffles I used […]
–Danger Mouse of Gnarles Barkley, as quoted on ThatNight.net.
Julie Wainwright, the founder of famous dotcom bust Pets.com, recently blogged about what she views as her greatest life mistakes and — more importantly — how she came to move on from them: What most people don’t know is that the very same week that Pets.com failed, my marriage of seven years failed as well. […]
Over at the aptly-named Thoughtful Riot, Will Rutherford has been interviewing local social media creators to find out what makes them tick. Today he posted his interview with me. If you’re curious about when and how I started blogging and why I keep at it, go read and all will be revealed. If you’re a […]