Adele Bertei
Adele Bertei is a singer, songwriter and scribe. She’s written and sang back-up for artists as diverse as Sheena Easton, Matthew Sweet, Lydia Lunch, the Pointer Sisters, John Lurie, Oleta Adams Sparks, Thomas Dolby, Culture Club and Tears for Fears. Adele left the music business in 1993 and began working as a ghostwriter in the world of advertising. She’s contributed pieces to Vibe magazine and the Trinidad Guardian, and has been published in compilations by Semiotext(e) and Seal Press. Adele is currently writing a memoir about the New York punk/art scene circa late 1970’s and her ensuing adventures in the music business. Her website:

Entries by Adele Bertei

Arthur Newman: A Gem From 2012's Toronto Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2012 | 1:09 PM

Who among us has never felt the urge to shake off our identity and start over, with a new name, a new life far away from our stockpile of disenchantments?

In this atypical road movie, we first meet Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) in his local unemployment office staring into space...

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Every Day a Memorial Day

(0) Comments | Posted May 31, 2012 | 2:58 PM

Memorial Day has passed, our day to honor and remember the soldiers, sailors, airmen and women who gave their lives for America. Yet a day does not pass without me mourning the America they've lost their lives for.

On the front page of Sunday's New York Times May 27th...

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