April, 2008

  • April 18, 2008 • Sonoma Co.

    Ribbons of Film, Rivers of Wine

    Our fair hamlet Sonoma, whose nightlife in my experience often pairs well with Sleepytime Tea, was transformed into a bustling micropolis fueled by booze and cinema spilled by the 11th Sonoma Valley Film Festival last week. The fest’s...

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  • April 18, 2008 • Culture Dept.

    The Name/Fame Game

    Neither a celebrity nor a baby, Daedalus Howell nonetheless chats up Neil Street of the Celebrity Baby Names Blog about names, fame and newborns....

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  • April 16, 2008 • Sonoma Co.

    Screening Room of the Damned

    The studio had sunk what amounted to the Christmas bonus of its below-the-line staff into the picture – a picture that consisted only of found-footage of a slaughterhouse cut with a Suicide Girl twisting the knobs of an Etch-A-Sketch...

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  • April 9, 2008 • Sonoma Co.

    What Dreams May Come

    Lennon’s ode to being unconscious, “I’m Only Sleeping,” is my present anthem. “Please don’t wake me, no don’t shake me, leave me where I am – I’m only sleeping.” Words to live by. The B-side on this pajama playlist is...

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  • April 8, 2008 • Interviews

    Joe Mantegna Says It’s So

    A critically-lauded and much beloved veteran of stage and screen, the devilishly dapper Joe Mantegna has worked with such luminaries as David Mamet, Woody Alley and Francis Ford Coppola. His film Elvis and Anadelle plays the 11th Annual...

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