March 26, 2010
by Geoff Shannon
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New Orleans in a Moment – Three Odes

“[New Orleans] is capable of moments unlike any moments you’ll ever experience in life…Lots of American places used to make things. Detroit used to make cars. Baltimore used to make steel and ships. New Orleans still makes something. It makes … Continue reading

March 26, 2010
by Geoff Shannon
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Everything is Shiny, Always Gold…

I’ve been studying the two videos for Kid Cudi’s “Pursuit of Happiness” (accompanied by MGMT & Ratatat) like the Zapruder film. The song itself is haunting, but the videos are a master class in the weight imagery and music work … Continue reading

March 13, 2010
by Geoff Shannon
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What I Read: Roger Ebert, Manny Pacquiao, Gamblers and Fear & Loathing

I spent two hours at”Common Ground coffee shop in Hampden, nestled down with a medium roast Zeke’s coffee and a stack of printed articles, magazines and local newspapers that I’ve been meaning to mow through but haven’t had the time … Continue reading

March 11, 2010
by Geoff Shannon
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Whiskey and Snobbery

“I’m made of Tennessee sipping whiskey and creative snobbery myself.” — Geoff Shannon