Archive for October, 2005

Liz Carrol & John Doyle at the University of Hartford

by Michael on Monday, October 24th, 2005

After making the long trek down to NYC for a couple of shows last week, on Friday Jenn and I only had to go as far as West Hartford, where Liz Carroll and John Doyle were playing at the University of Hartford. We’d previously had to good fortune to see great performances by people like […]

Kristin Hersh at the Knitting Factory (NYC)

by Michael on Monday, October 17th, 2005

Last night Jenn and I made the long trek down to NYC to see Kristin Hersh at the Knitting Factory. We arrived in the city with plenty of time to spare, but some really bad service during dinner resulted in us getting to KFNY during the opening act, which left us pretty much out of […]

Years of Rice and Salt

by Jennifer on Sunday, October 16th, 2005

In the spirit of continuing to get through my backlog of books-already-read and keep some commentary on them for future reference, another short review. This time, The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson, which according to my notes I read in March of this year. It surprised me to realize this was […]


by Michael on Monday, October 3rd, 2005

Mirrormask is a movie that combines the talents of artist Dave McKean with those of writer Neil Gaiman to wonderful effect, which will come as no surprise to those who have seen their previous print collaborations. Neil is one of my very favorite writers, so I’d been looking forward to seeing this movie ever since […]

Possession by A.S. Byatt

by Jennifer on Saturday, October 1st, 2005

I’ve been setting myself a pretty high bar when it comes to reviewing books for this site. Quite possibly this has something to do with my occupation. (You think?) However, all that it seems to have really accomplished is slowing me down so that I don’t have enough time to devote to a single entry […]