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David Lynch’s America

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This clip of David Foster Wallace on Charlie Rose inspired us to revisit David Lynch’s 1986 surrealist noir thriller ‘Blue Velvet‘. In the film a young Kyle MacLachlan finds himself in the seedy underbelly of Lumberton, his seemingly idyllic America town. Along the way he encounters a steamy chanteuse played by Isabella Rossellini, and a violent, twisted thug with a ... Read More »

’2012′ Destroys the Box Office, the World

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This weekend, disaster-porn blockbuster ‘2012‘ destroyed the box office. To the tune of $225 million worldwide. And as we picked up last month, the film also manages to destroy some of the world’s most famous landmarks. Check out our play-by-play of the film’s trailer to see what iconic world monuments won’t make it to 2013. If you’ve already seen the ... Read More »

Bring Museyon Home for the Holidays

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It’s not too soon to think about holiday shopping. And if you’re stumped on what to get your music-loving little brother or your film fanatic girlfriend, why not pick up one of Museyon’s expertly curated guides. If you’re in New York, head Barnes & Noble — we’re at Union Square, Fifth Ave. & 46th St. (right next to Museyon HQ), ... Read More »

A Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour of Birmingham

The Bottletree Cafe, Birmingham, Alabama

Yesterday we talked to David Gutowski of Largehearted Boy about blogs, hype and the future of music. Now let’s switch gears from the virtual world to the real world for a musical tour of Birmingham, Alabama, from this “music-loving guy living deep in the American South.”     Read More »

A.O. Scott: 10 Years at the Times

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To be perfectly honest, we’re not the biggest fans of lists — whether they’re of the top 10, year-end or even the to-do variety. But in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine, film critic A.O. Scott reflects on a decade (well, almost) of reviewing films for the paper. And frankly we’re fascinated. From ‘My Dog Skip‘ to ‘Metropolis’, the critic ... Read More »

Talking to the Largehearted Boy (Pt 1)

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On the blog Largehearted Boy, David Gutowski tries to find “the point where music and literature meet.” That means chatting up authors and musicians about where they find inspiration, plus lots and lots legal mp3s free for the taking. We recently caught up with the blogger with the big heart and he gave us insight into biz of blogging and ... Read More »

Running with ‘Rocky’ in Philadelphia

The Rocky Statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Yesterday we talked to ’70s film expert Ron Hogan about one of the first films to go on-locations, 1976′s ‘Rocky‘. Along with its classic underdog message the film features some great shots of the City of Brotherly Love, let’s check them out…     Read More »

Cinema Chat: Ron Hogan

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For contemporary movie-goers it might be tough to imagine a time before movies went on-location. But it wasn’t until the 1976 film ‘Rocky‘ hit the streets of Philadelphia that moviemakers really started to step out of the studio. To find out more about this explosive time in movie-making history, we chatted with Ron Hogan, curator of lit blog Beatrice, and ... Read More »

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