Cool news of the day is this: John Ashbery has been chosen as the first poet laureate of the MTV generation. Sixteen poetry "spots" will air on MTVU this fall. I’m lovin’ it!
If you enjoy a good sleuth movie on a cold, wet, white day, then here’s a recommendation for you. Check out Wire in the Blood, a British series that I’ve recently discovered through Netflix. (What was life before Netflix?) The protagonists are a male psychologist (Robson Green) and a female chief of police (Hermione Norris). … Continue reading Capers
Question: What film seems most like a poem to you? My answer to this question is Sans Soleil by Chris Marker. This 1982 film is categorized as a documentary, but it’s not really typical of the form. The female narrator refers constantly to the letters and diary of a man who traveled all over the… Continue reading Sans Soleil