Tusk
Music

Tusk

When Fleetwood Mac recorded the follow-up to their smash album Rumours, they looked success (and perfection) in the eye and said: “F*ck. What do we do now?” Nearly thirteen months and one million yachts full of coke later, they released Tusk, a twenty-song double LP. Really, the record proved that they could sidestep expectation without … Continue reading

Stardust Memories
Film

Stardust Memories

It is easy to mistake Woody for the unappealing director he plays in Stardust Memories, his overt variation on / ripoff of Fellini’s 8.5.  Never mind that Stardust Memories is not that funny, or that its smooth cutaways to fantasy and daydream add nothing new to the Fellini playbook:  You just don’t like the hero.  He’s an ugly little … Continue reading

Sara
Music

Sara

Stevie Nicks has said that “Sara” is about the doomed affair she had with her best friend’s husband — who just so happened to be Mick Fleetwood, her own drummer.  Fans have said that it is about the doomed affair she had with Don Henley of the Eagles — and the abortion she had by … Continue reading

Sparks
Music

Sparks

30 Favorites: Wonder Girl (1971) Fletcher Honorama (1971) Slowboat (1971) Do-Re-Mi (1972) Girl From Germany (1972) No More Mr. Nice Guys (1972) Nothing is Sacred (1972) Whippings and Apologies (1972) Talent is an Asset (1974) Achoo (1974) Hospitality on Parade (1975) Big Boy (1976) I Want to Hold Your Hand (1976) Nothing To Do (1976) Goofing Off (1977) Ladies (1977) Over the … Continue reading