Posts Tagged ‘Swamp Dogg’

Don’t Be Bored: Better Things Than Fireworks

Sadly, we were down on most of the new movies out this week (Transformers, Trollhunter, Page One), but John Turturro of all people has a gem. Matt Bevilacqua writes: "Eyes may roll at John Turturro’s claim that his new directorial effort is more 'musical adventure' than documentary, but one glimpse at its trailer shows that Passione [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Swamp Dogg, Volta Bureau, ’50s Sci-Fi

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival kicks off today, and Jerrry Williams, aka Swamp Dogg, is the guy to see. The man behind seminal 1970 soul/country/R&B/rock album Total Destruction To Your Mind (and 1971's Rat On!, infamous for its hilariously bad cover art, above), has kept it real for quite some time now; as Steve Kiviat writes [...]