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“Some of the Many Faces of Bob Dylan,” Featuring Original Drawings by Eric Ward

Watercolors and pencil drawings by Eric Ward. © Eric Ward 2018. Advertisements

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Meditation On Blood On the Tracks: “Hymns To the Repetition Wheel”

I’m a poet by trade, and I confront the subjects I examine from the alters of that perspective. In turn, I’m choosing to publish my first reaction to More Blood, More … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

More Blood, More Tracks Revisits Love & Loss In Bob Dylan’s Most Private Story

MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS. The Bootleg Series Volume #14. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. Blood On the Tracks is Bob Dylan’s finest, most fully-realized record. It is also probably the most difficult record … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Steven Graves’ How Long

HOW LONG. Steven Graves. Steven Graves Music.  Dennis McNally serves as Steven Graves’ press agent. Many will readily identify McNally’s name, as he held the same position for decades for … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

New From Penguin-Random House Audio

HOUSE OF TRUMP HOUSE OF PUTIN. The Untold Story of Donald Trump & the Russian Mafia. Craig Unger. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. For the better part of the last … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

How To Survive In An Age of Bullshit

BAD ADVICE: HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN AN AGE OF BULLSHIT. Venus Nicolino. HarperOne. “Really? With this shit? Can you read it through your Valencia filter and fake news feed? If … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Deep Welles: A Review of Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil popped up on my ‘have you seen…’ page on Netflix, and I recalled that I saw the original, chopped up by ads and edited so there would be … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Godless Recreates the Western In Stunning Fashion

GODLESS. Netflix, 2017. Written and directed by Frank Scott. Jack O’Connell as Roy Goode; Michelle Dockery as Alice Fletcher; Scoot McNairy as Bill McNue; Merritt Wever as Mary Agnes McNue, … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Clickity-Clickity: New Art From Eric Ward Mourns the Numbing of A Culture

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment
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