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Good on ya Upstate New York

The gentleman who works with us on film development and does the cinematography and provides the soundtrack not only for The Removals, but also for our first feature, I'm Not Patrick, is an acclaimed drone musician named Mike Shiflet, who has had his praises sung by NPR and Pitchfork. Shiflet is on mini-tour this long weekend in upstate New York.

Mike Shiflet ambient drone musician and cinematographer and composer at Two Dollar Radio Moving Pictures

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 15 January, 2016 0 comments |
Design of the Week | In Praise of Fargo

A couple weeks ago I was lamenting the predictability of what I think of as MFA writing, evident in much contemporary literature, but also in pretty much every single TV show or film produced these days, even the independent features, while proclaiming the merits of gonzo endings.

Fargo

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 13 January, 2016 0 comments |
Come Outside and Look at Our Flamethrower

You should check out Bellflower. That shit is wild.

Bellflower film poster art

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 12 January, 2016 2 comments |
The New New Title Sequence

We've been watching the Making a Murderer Netflix series, which is absolutely maddening. The opening title sequence follows the super-imposed, layered, fade-through style that most new shows seem keen to riff off of, but I believe was made popular by True Detective.

The Jinx, HBO show, title sequence

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 11 January, 2016 0 comments |
#FridayReads -> Square Wave by Mark de Silva

Check this excerpt from Mark de Silva's Square Wave, which drops next month, praised earlier this week as "the closest we get to David Mitchell on LSD."

Mark de Silva, author of Square Wave

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 08 January, 2016 0 comments |
Officially Endorsing the Em Dash

Couples fight about a lot of things, I'm sure. Eliza and I argue about whether it is imperative I only use em dashes in my blog posts.

Land of the Em Dash

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 07 January, 2016 2 comments |
Holiday Reading

I managed to read two books for pleasure over holiday vacation. The first was Elena Ferrante's much celebrated My Brilliant Friend, and the second was Michael Bible's Sophia.

Michael Bible - Sophia

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 05 January, 2016 0 comments |
#FridayReads | Binary Star by Sarah Gerard

What better way to ring in 2016 than with an excerpt from a novel we published in January 2015, which went on to become "One of the breakout American independent books of the year."

Sarah Gerard, author of Binary Star (Two Dollar Radio)

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 01 January, 2016 0 comments |
Design of the Week | Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

I remember seeing the original Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon three times in theaters.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Radio Waves blog

 

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 30 December, 2015 0 comments |
You Will Outlive the Bastards Edward Abbey will outlive you bastards. | Read more →
Posted by Eric Obenauf on 29 December, 2015 0 comments |

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