Busted by the Fibbies: Jake Paul—new to me but not to 20.2 million subscribers

YouTube is a blessing and a curse. My husband likes to wander around the videos and more than once, I’ve walked into the sunroom to see some crazy stuff on the big screen. I don’t pay much attention to ‘YouTubers’ unless they’re musicians, poets, or indie filmmakers. That’s the reason I said to myself, Who?,  when I read headlines about Jake Paul’s Calabasas (CA) house getting raided by the feds.

What did Paul do to deserve a search by the FBI? Continue reading “Busted by the Fibbies: Jake Paul—new to me but not to 20.2 million subscribers”

Eight simmering Indie tunes perfect for summer doings

Whether I’m doing my daily walking laps or just sitting on the deck, music makes everything better. I have some favorite tunes perfect for poolside listening or for any other outdoor activity. Naturally I chose one of my daughters’ songs, but it is a perfect summer tune. Every song on this list is indie made and better than 99 percent of the canned tunes you hear on the radio. Continue reading “Eight simmering Indie tunes perfect for summer doings”

Moon in the pool: Back yard is haven during COVID shutdown

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The moon in our pool on August 3, 2020. (Photo: Indie Art South)

A few weeks ago, a fellow who works in construction told me people are building patio rooms and other back yard attractions like crazy right now. For many of us, our back yard is a haven during these restrictive times. Last night I walked outside as is my custom before bedtime, and I was fascinated by the reflection of the moon in our swimming pool. I’ve been inspired by things I see out back so many times. Continue reading “Moon in the pool: Back yard is haven during COVID shutdown”

If crime stories are your thing, watch ‘Catching Milat’

Crime stories are popular, no doubt, and if you like to watch true crime, consider ‘Catching Milat’. It’s a story Americans may not have heard of, and it will for the most part hold your attention. Top of the reasons making this a good production is the excellent performance delivered by Australian actor Malcolm Kennard. Continue reading “If crime stories are your thing, watch ‘Catching Milat’”

Largest auditorium on planet is free to all

It’s easy to be frustrated these days, and even easier if you’re an artist working in any genre or medium. Some of us thrive on freedom of movement, and on interacting with different types of people. This isn’t as practical to do now that healthy and sick alike are abiding by quarantine-like conditions. No concerts, theatrical productions, sporting events, and such without proper social distancing.

There is a source of inspiration for us, though, and that source has inspired some of the most remarkable art in history. It’s free to all. Continue reading “Largest auditorium on planet is free to all”