Wristcutters: A Love Story
It's a missing link, "Wristcutters" looks and feels like a story that could easly fit in the same world as "Down By Law". Synopsis: Zia (Patrick Fugit), distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfor- tunately, he discovers there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also “offed” herself , he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn’t mean you have to stop livin’.
This is a benefit cd for the Lone Fir Cemetary in Portland, Oregon which is one of Portland's oldest cemetaries and a landmark for its beauty - both architectural and horticulturally. The cd includes 15 tracks by various local mu... This is a benefit cd for the Lone Fir Cemetary in Portland, Oregon which is one of Portland's oldest cemetaries and a landmark for its beauty - both architectural and horticulturally. The cd includes 15 tracks by various local musicians including Adam Shearer & Adam Selzer, Al James, Amelia, Chris Robley & The Fear of Heights, Holcombe Waller, James Beaton, Jesse Emerson, Jim Brunberg, Leigh Marble, Matt Sheehy, Nick Jaina, Pete Krebs, Ritchie Young, Storm Large, The Taciturns. Each song pays tribute to a particular colorful resident of Lone Fir, a list which includes some very notorious and sometimes unsavory citizens of Portland's early and often horrific history. It really is a fantastic cd with songs about prostitutes, shanghaiing, thievery, drunkeness, suicide and axe-murderers... In particular check out "Plastic Flowers" by James Beaton...amazing. And it all goes to benefit the Friends of Lone Fir who keep the historical landmark and treasure clean and safe and beautiful for us and for any visitors to our city (not to mention the hundreds of permanent residents of this quiet park)...