Stop Making Sense

I feel like my life stopped making sense a long time ago…so I thought it fitting to watch the film Stop Making Sense at the Coolidge last night. I also wanted a chance to relive the ’80s…a simpler, slower time. Stop Making Sense is a Talking Heads concert film from 1984. It was directed by Jonathan Demme, who is being honored by the Coolidge next month. He is best known for directing Silence of the Lambs. He has directed quite an eclectic mix of films, so I am looking forward to attending the Coolidge Award ceremony next month.

It was an awesome film. “Burning Down the House,” “PsychoKiller,” “Once in a Lifetime”…remember those classics? The audience (the Coolidge audience, that is) clapped after every number, which I thought was funny. The music, clothing, and hairstyles made me feel nostalgic for the analog ’80s. I wonder how many other people start to feel like the world has gone to pot once they hit their mid-30s. I’m on a “technology is evil” kick right now. I have an urge to listen to my cassette mix tapes that I’ve saved…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. mumfusa
    Feb 17, 2010 @ 16:59:51

    the question is: do you have a way to listen to those saved cassette mix tapes?

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