Song by Song

For the last two and a half years Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay have set themselves the task of doing a podcast on each and every Tom Waits song in chronological order, starting with the songs on his debut album ‘Closing Time.’ This herculean feat cannot be done alone, so during the series Martin …

You Must Listen to This

In my late teens I happened across a battered copy of Kenneth Anger’s Hollywood Babylon in a second hand book store. It proved to be an inspired find and led me to the joys of old Hollywood history and scandal. Anger’s version of the past might have been highly disputable but what was beyond debate …