Long Live Desplat!

My review of news this morning included a delightful piece by Dana Stevens on Slate about the French composer Alexandre Desplat. I could barely contain my excitement as she not only went through Desplat’s catalog but also the work of other composers I enjoy. In the course of any given day I listen to at least 7 hours of film scores. It’s what I read to, think to, write to, and as a grad student sometimes cry in frustration to. Continue reading

Staring at Myself

What are the politics of cellphone wallpaper? This is the image currently greeting me. I want to remember being in Hogsmeade but I’m weirded out by my smiling face staring back at me. Continue reading