Amuse-Bouches

Lou Reed Signed "Loaded" Album

Farewell Uncle Lou

When I woke up to the news that Lou Reed died yesterday, it hit me hard, like losing a favorite Uncle, the one who skipped town for the big city and never came home again. This is not such a stretch actually– we love our favorite artists so much that they can be like family– […]

Leftovers

Blue Gold World Water Wars (HESO Magazine)

World Water Wars

A Purple Turtle Films production. (International sales: Purple Turtle, Irvine, Calif.) Produced by Sam Bozzo. Executive producers, Mark Achbar, Si Litvinoff. Directed, written, edited by Sam Bozzo, based on the book “Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water” by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke. “Where does your drinking water […]

Mass of the Fermenting Dregs

Pop Zeitgeist Time Has Come Today

“You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?”                                                         — David Byrne “When does a fake Mohawk become a real Mohawk? Who decides? How do you […]

Is Utopia a dream of sleeping fools?

Pop Zeitgeist – A Great Society for the Hundred-Percenters

What is it about storytellers’ imagination that it is inspired by the dystopian rather than the utopian? Dystopian novels are intriguing, for sure, and they reconfigure our social, political, and economic failings in a contextualized environment. They are literary caveats, Cassandra-like parables about what our world could become if we give in to our fears […]