Posts Tagged ‘Scott Phillips’

Arts Roundup: Soul Searching Edition

Longtime AFI Docs (formerly Silverdocs) director Sky Sitney steps down. [Post]
Ex-Soul Searchers trumpeter Donald Tillery tells his story. [WAMU]
Park Service relocates the National Archives for Black Women's History from D.C. to Maryland. [AP]
Martin Luther King Jr. Library may be tougher to update than it seems. [Post]
The Soup's Joel McHale to host White House Correspondents' Dinner [...]

The Weird, Wild Legacy of D.C. Noise Musician Scott Phillips

Even in a scene that prizes pushing the creative envelope, D.C. musician Scott Phillips still found new ways to freak people out.
An adventurous performer who most recently made music under the name Gum Yummy, Phillips became enmeshed in the local noise community in the mid-1980s and quickly established a kind of infamy. After years of [...]

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. The Sextine Chapel, by Herve Le Tellier.
This novel about sexual encounters between 20-plus people seems sexy, but it might be sexy in the literary sense that, say, The Witches of Eastwick or Pride and Prejudice is sexy—not in the mouth-breathing horny teenager sense [...]

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