this didn’t make it into the photos for Sunday’s roundup of fall a&e happenings in Athens, but it’s definitely my favorite image. It’s for the upcoming exhibit “Overload” at ATHICA, which “addresses the quality and quantity as well as the speed and volume of information, its absorption (or lack thereof).” Most days, I feel like this image. I’m...
Bring me three margaritas. And six beers.– Hunter S. Thompson as recounted by George McGovern, who encountered this quote while he and his wife were dining with Thompson
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson...
I got a sneak peek of this last night, thanks to the lovely Kamala Lyons at Ciné. It’s scheduled to open there Aug. 29 (alongside Terry Gilliam’s excellent 1998 adaptation of ”Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”). The two-hour doc certainly pays homage to — more than questions any of the decisions of — the late, great gonzo journalist. But you won’t hear any...
David Manning’s photos from the show came out great. And needless to say, fantastic show. I’m not into show reviews myself (sorry — it’s a lot of work allowing little enjoyment for what you’re seeing), and in this case, certainly, the pictures are worth any words. Posting my favorite of Heather McIntosh — I loved seeing her up there, having a blast.
For Better or For Worse
We had a lot of calls when we dropped this comic strip for a while, but as the series was coming to an end, word had it it would be in re-runs. As it turns out, this is the real story. Fans need not worry.
about this show tonight!
It’s truly one of the best things about my job that I get to learn and write about the talented people and rich history of this town. I was especially excited this week to write about Hall Johnson, born in 1888 here in Athens, who went on to become one of the most respected composers and arrangers of choral music in the country. His songs seem to be as present in today’s choral...
a good day at work: Hello Cake!
one more day till vacation; posted from the ABH →
Uncle Monsterface sounds a little like Modest Mouse if Modest Mouse played songs...– Beth Jones