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October 02, 2005

Tivo Alert

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

A short note to alert visitors that IFC is broadcasting Mandy Stein's terrific "You See Me Laughin'" many times throughout the month of October. The film, which I blogged enthusiastically about here, is a documentary about the Delta blues. It's specifically about some of the Delta bluesmen who form the lineup for Fat Possum Records: Johnny Farmer, Asie Payton, T-Model ("Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl") Ford, Cedell Davis, Junior Kimbrough, and R.L. Burnside -- giant talents with raw, one-of-a-kind personalities. This is brain-scorching, category-dissolving stuff, music that seems to issue from a planet where there's no distinction between dreams and nightmares, and where the words "sex," "humor," and "horror" all describe the very same thing. It's also music that makes my jaw drop, created by artists who make my heart burst with pride and gratitude. And -- oh yeah -- don't forget to pass the whiskey bottle.

Cedell; T-Model; R.L.

Broadcast dates include:

* Tuesday, Oct 4 2005 4:45 PM
* Wednesday, Oct 5 2005 8:15 AM
* Wednesday, Oct 5 2005 2:45 PM
* Monday, Oct 10 2005 12:00 PM
* Monday, Oct 10 2005 6:30 PM
* Tuesday, Oct 11 2005 8:00 AM
* Tuesday, Oct 11 2005 8:15 AM
* Monday, Oct 17 2005 4:30 PM
* Tuesday, Oct 18 2005 10:00 AM
* Thursday, Oct 20 2005 12:00 PM
* Thursday, Oct 20 2005 6:00 PM
* Friday, Oct 21 2005 10:00 AM
* Wednesday, Oct 26 2005 12:00 PM
* Wednesday, Oct 26 2005 5:20 PM
* Thursday, Oct 27 2005 8:15 AM

IFC's website is here, Fat Possum's is here. You can buy the DVD of "You See Me Laughin'" here.



posted by Michael at October 2, 2005


Cool. I'll have to check this out. Thanks!

Posted by: MD on October 4, 2005 7:38 AM


You might get a kick out of this site:


Posted by: Cowtown Pattie on October 4, 2005 4:40 PM

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