Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone  

WARNING: SPOILER ALERT 

If you haven’t seen this movie and want to see it without knowing the ending, don’t read this until after seeing the movie.

I saw this movie the other night and, while it is a movie that succeeds on many levels, including (most prominently) the superb acting and dialogue, I also found it deeply troubling. Continue reading

Dashboard Confessional (sort of) and Augustana (not)

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 This concert at In the Venue was billed as “Dashboard Confessional (solo) with Augustana and John Ralston.”  We didn’t know what to make of that, but we like Augustana a lot, so we went.  Continue reading

The Future of the Music Industry

I have always wanted to own and operate an indie record label.  Of course, as is my usual luck, I’m thinking about doing this at a time when the whole concept of the record label as a business model is in question.  Continue reading

Interpol at In The Venue

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It was a strange night at In The Venue. Continue reading

Atlas Shrugged: 50th Anniversary

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This year is the 50th anniversary of the publication of the book Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.  Continue reading

Pres. Julie Beck

A lot of fantastic things were said in General Conference this weekend, and I want to highlight some of my favorites, but there has been a lot said about President Beck’s talk (the best from Kristine and Julie) and I want to add my thoughts.  Continue reading

FMH in the Trib

There is a great article on FMH in the Salt Lake Tribune today.  You can read it here