CCLaP Podcast 66: January Music Special
Today on the CCLaP Podcast: After a holiday break, it's the triumphant return of the center's monthly music special, in which I present the best of the free legal online music I myself have been downloading over the last 30 days. Today's episode features 14 songs and lasts just under an hour. Posted on by Jason Pettus 
Justify My Netflix: Cyrus
Today's movie: The Duplass Brothers' big-budget mumblecore film "Cyrus," billed as a black comedy but in actuality an emotionally violent, Michael-Haneke-style psychological torture drama, in which for two hours we watch already deeply disturbed people treat each other as horribly as they possibly can. Eeewww. Posted on by Jason Pettus 
Your micro-review roundup: 26 January 2011
Today, short reviews of three recently read books: The entertaining bizarro novella "Muscle Memory" by Steve Lowe; the underwhelming character dramedy "This Must Be the Place" by Kate Racculia; and "The Petting Zoo," the only so-so last novel by the late "punk poet" Jim Carroll. Posted on by Jason Pettus 
Justify My Netflix: Howl
Today's movie: The inventive 2010 experimental documentary "Howl," which uses Hollywood actors spouting all real dialogue to tell the story of Allen Ginsberg's infamous 1955 Beat poetry classic, and the subsequent obscenity trial it inspired. Posted on by Jason Pettus