My Son, the Prince of Fashion
It’s not even about fashion, really; it’s a touching tribute by a father (the novelist Michael Chabon) to his son, a young man he doesn’t fathom at all and yet understands profoundly. #aux·
A podcast from NPR about going deep into news stories one might otherwise breeze over on a given site or in a given paper. Doesn’t look like there’s been anything new since June but hopefully it’s just been on a summer pause. #media·
Nothing particularly revelatory here, if you already know the story, but the combination of fiery live clips and reminiscences of those who knew her does a great job of conveying what a special musician Janis Joplin was, and the metaphysical connection she had with friends and fans alike.
It’s been a productive September on the writing front, with seven (and a bit) film reviews under my belt so far. There’s bit of a breather for the next few days, as I don’t have any press shows on my calendar till the end of next week, but I have got a couple of screeners to watch this weekend, for which I’ll have my little notebook ready.