Hymn To Her, The Pretenders

Posted August 11, 2012 by lightingthefilter
Categories: Favorite Things, Music, The Pretenders

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Had forgotten just how beautiful this song is.  Have a listen:


The Downton Abbey Suite

Posted July 30, 2012 by lightingthefilter
Categories: cool tunes, Downton Abbey, Favorite Things, Instrumentals, Music, TV

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One of my latest TV obsessions is “Downton Abbey”. Fabulous history, totally engrossing story, fantastic acting, the works.

And, of course, the music is also perfection.

Here’s the fully developed theme song, the gorgeous “Downton Abbey Suite”.

Breaking Bad: Point of View Shots

Posted July 6, 2012 by lightingthefilter
Categories: Breaking Bad, TV

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One of the great things about Breaking Bad is the cinematography.   I’ve never seen a more beautifully shot television show.

If you watch the show a bit, you’ll notice some very effective point of view shots.   In yet another example of why I love the internets, someone has thoughtfully created a montage of these shots for us to enjoy:



My Newest Musical Obsession

Posted May 30, 2012 by lightingthefilter
Categories: Anders Osborne, Favorite Things, Music

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The latest album by Anders Osborne “Black Eye Galaxy”.   It’s bluesy, zeppelinesque, trippy singer/songwriter rock.  Lovely.  My fave album of 2012 (so far).

Here’s the title track: 

Jackass 3.5 Scene “Bam’s Chair” (with Ryan Dunn RIP)

Posted March 6, 2012 by lightingthefilter
Categories: Hilarity, Jackass

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This just makes me laugh like a loon.  I miss Ryan Dunn.  (NSFW language)



A Bird Enjoys A Bit of Bluegrass

Posted January 22, 2012 by lightingthefilter
Categories: Cool, Sweet

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A sweet moment during “Mordecai” by Josh Williams.  Just watch it,  you’ll like it.


(via reddit.com)

In Rehearsal: Sutton Foster Sings “Anything Goes”

Posted December 31, 2011 by lightingthefilter
Categories: Broadway, Dance, Favorite Things, Music


It’s amazing how the performers do such extraordinary dancing and singing, yet they make it seem so effortless.