Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Brokeback Mountain

Earnest, attractive, faithful in details & tone to the Annie Proulx story. The least-gay gay movie I've ever seen. My favorite part was hearing Rufus Wainwright sing "git along lil' doggies" at the end of the closing credits.

Friday, December 16, 2005

A Bach Christmas on BBC 3 Radio

BBC 3 radio is broadcasting the complete works of Bach from today through Christmas, starting & ending with the Christmas Oratorio:

I think this is so amazing. I want to live in a country where the government supports such a civilized endeavor!

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Christmas in Honolulu

Just came back from my first visit to Hawaii. They are crazy about Christmas. This is part of the Honolulu City Hall Christmas display. That wall that Mr. & Mrs. Claus are sitting on is about 5 or 6 feet high, so these things are big!