anything by Richard A. Knaak; Us and Them: Understanding Your
Tribal Mind; Geography of Thought; The History of White People; My
Ántonia; Snow Falling on Cedars; The Tree of Forgetfulness; Maus;
Ethel and Earnest; Sin City; Civil War (Marvel Comics); The Phalanx
Covenant (Marvel Comics), etc.
anything by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Pedro Almodóvar, the Coen Bros.,
Clint Eastwood, Pixar (sans ´Cars´), etc.
Naruto: Shippuuden, The Good Wife, House of Cards, Orange is the
New Black, Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, Family Guy, Adult Swim,
Star Wars: Clone Wars, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Avatar: Legend
of Korra, Young Justice, Justice League, JLU, etc.
Eva Ayllón, Björk, Nina Simone, Sade Adu, Oumou Sangaré, Little
Dragon, Koop, Röyksopp, AKFG, Brazilian Girls, Mute Math,
AutoVaughn, Burial, Tycho, Dauwd, Classixx, Yoko Kanno, Claude
Debussy, Jean Sibelius, Ian Partridge, Gérard Souzay, Vivica
1. "Ca' the Yowes" with Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten - I never
really appreciated the voice, and I am no fan of the composer's
works. But I'll be damned if Pears didn't sang the complete and
profane hell outta his man´s arrangement.
2. "La Flûte de Pan" with Nan Merriman and Gerald Moore (1954) -
Merriman's energetic vibrato and smiling tone manage to deliver
authentic juvenscence without the ...triviality.
3. "Luonnotar, op. 70" - There is only Elisabeth Söderström.
4. 'Pesni i plyaski smerti' sung by Sergei Leiferkus--obscenely
elegant, every character believable.
5. "The Lark Ascending" RVW - Since I heard the recording of the
late Iona Brown with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, I´ve
been unable to stomach any other performance. I dunno how she
managed to create both whimsy and melancholy at once. The woman is
6. The final scene of ´Jenufa´ with Anja Silja, Roberta Alexander,
and Philip Langridge just reminds me what a finale is s´posed to
the edible kind