Fusing Western With Space-Opera

Serenity

While Joss Whedon was already a house-hold name (sort of) with Buffy and Angel, he became the god all the geeks pray to only after Firefly debuted. It was a bold move proposing such a concept, even if it must have been forced (as the writer/director said, he was supposed to come up with a […]

The Human Voice as an Instrument

Tom Waits

When it comes to singers and to Tom Waits especially, the greatest impact is the one of their voices and not the one of their lyrics. It is the first impression an artist makes on a potential fan, and this first impression always counts. As Tom Waits says, he has several musical instruments around his […]