Archive for June, 2003

An Elizabeth Elmore house concert

by Michael on Tuesday, June 24th, 2003

Last night I trekked up to Wakefield, MA, where my friend Jeff was having a house concert with Elizabeth Elmore. In case you haven’t heard of Elizabeth, she was once in a great rock band called Sarge, and now fronts The Reputation (described in the Village Voice as “shimmering early-90′s indie rock glimmer reminiscent of […]

Keen Eddie

by Michael on Tuesday, June 24th, 2003

This evening I watched my first episode of Keen Eddie, one of the summer shows on FOX. It’s a pretty good cop show, with lots of style, some of which is due to the London setting and some of which comes from nice camera-work and good music. The writing isn’t half bad either. I don’t […]

My take on The Music of the Spheres

by Michael on Sunday, June 22nd, 2003

The Music of the Spheres by Elizabeth Redfern [3/5] The Music of the Spheres is a novel which takes place mainly in 1795 London, a city that served as home for many of the French emigrants who fled the Revolution in their own country. This makes a fine setting for it’s two main plots, one […]

The Music of the Spheres

by Jennifer on Saturday, June 21st, 2003

The Music of the Spheres [3.5/5] by Elizabeth Redfern (Jove Books, a division of Penguin Putnam, August 2002) I first spotted this book in a rest stop in Canada driving through en route to Michigan, and was intrigued by the back cover copy, which seemed to hint of vague parallels to Jack the Ripper, long […]

Equilibrium again

by Michael on Monday, June 16th, 2003

Equilibrium [4/5] This was a movie that I had been looking forward to seeing for a while, ever since I first read a glowing review of it in November. Though the movie was apparently intended for wide release at some point, the studio, for its own mysterious reasons, changed its mind. Instead, Equilibrium ended up […]