I was incredibly moved by Lana’s story, and by her courage as a writer and human being. I think writers often experience the emotional extremes of life, and try to understand ourselves and others, and that reaching is what elevates our writing. It is a gift.
As the child of two rock concert promoters, I guess it was my own special brand of formative teen experience, feeling generally misunderstood for my love of 70s folk rock. And that’s where Stevie Nicks enters the equation.
What has not already been said about Marilyn Monroe? …… Yeah, okay, nothing.
Along the lines of crystalline voices like Laura Marling or Ane Brun, Florence Welch is a natural talent with her own sound.
You know what’s not cool, Alison Pill?
I dunno, you guys. I mean, I expect nothing less from T. Swinton, but I think she’s a woman channeling a transsexual man dressing as a woman? IDEK. Oh short films, how you often bewilder me.
Tracy Chapman has been making sweet, sweet acoustic poetry for over 20 freakin years now.
I got a little girl crush on Tina Majorina on that now off-the-rails show, Big Love.
Nicole Ari Parker’s Evie: I guess this was the beginning of my fondness for femme-y types.
Just caught up on yesterday’s Nurse Jackie.