Every year when I come back from the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, it's like coming off a drug.
Documentaries are a great way to catch up on the world and these days, they're immensely entertaining.
With Layne Staley's death, Alice In Chains was all but done. But fourteen years later, here we are with something that sounds a lot like what the group would have had they returned to the studio a couple years later.
I've been a public librarian for about five years now, and the contrast between our users and our non-users is remarkable. One group consists of diehard fans. Another group seems to think we do nothing but read all day.
With the steady stream of elaborately produced, consciousness-raising concerts, The Secret Policeman's Ball is a symbol that anything is possible when you're trying to do the right thing for the planet.