Category Archives: 30Hz Bl-g

Ramblings at the frequency of 30Hz

“Eye of the Tiger” on a Dot-Matrix Printer: The Best Thing I Watched This Week

After a long hiatus I’m bringing back the Best Thing posts. For “Eye of the Tiger” of all things. (Aye, but there’s a twist.) Maybe it’s because I watched nothing good. More than likely I was just distracted by the 27 other things I do every day. I need a “thing” intervention from Thoreau. Maybe I’ll actually finish Walden instead…. Read more »

The Ghostbusters Trailer and Internet Rage

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In case you missed it, Paul Feig’s all female Ghostbusters trailer went live this week. I’m not sure how you could have missed it considering that the Internet immediately became a Petri dish of hyperbolic overreactionarianism. And no, “overreactionarianism” is not a word, but I’m going to make it happen because that’s exactly what I witnessed on my Twitter and… Read more »

#CurateMyLife Classic (and Not-Quite-So Classic) Film Style

I came across this blogathon via Twitter and #TCMFF acquaintance Aurora (aka @CitizenScreen) on her Once Upon a Screen classic film blog. It seemed like a fun endeavor to put my love of film into pictures. The concept was first put into motion by film enthusiast Margaret Perry as a social media experiment… as part of her Cultural Heritage Management… Read more »

Backstage Blogathon: A Night at the Opera

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The Marx Brothers in The Cocoanuts

Welcome, Backstage Blogathonners! And a special thanks to our hosts Movies Silently and Sister Celluloid. This is my tardy entry that was written and stored away in December, waiting for the blogothon dates to arrive… and yada yada yada… I completely forgot to post the thing. Better early and late at the same time than never. Backstage at A Night… Read more »

30Hz Top 100 Songs of 2015: Part 2

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50. “The Hardest Way” – Bop English White Denim frontman, James Petralli, goes solo, and quite frankly, should remain solo. “The Hardest Way” is better than anything produced by White Denim. Soulful and layered. The last 30 seconds of decadent, tinkly piano rock your world. I wish I’d had more time with this record before judgment day. 49. “Breaker” –… Read more »