Curmudgeon Porn: Magnetic Fields Documentary Coming Soon to the Big Screen!
The multitalented Carrie Brownstein (formerly of Sleater Kinney, now a perceptive, always intriguing writer) keeps a blog called Monitor Mix for NPR. She recently pointed her readers to our Henry Rollins-Glenn Danzig slash-fiction-comic post and we thought we would return the favor by sharing with our readers a tip from her blog. You guys ready for some awesome?
The Shagadelic Stephin Merritt
Well, we can be pretty cynical and grumpy, but whenever we meet an uber-cynic, uber-grump, it's like the cynicism and grumpiness cancel each other out and a lot of love and respect come pouring out of us.
Without further ado, the trailer for Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields, a documentary that got picked up for theatrical distribution last week, featuring testimonials to Merritt's genius from Sarah Silverman, Peter Gabriel, Lemony Snicket, Neil Gaiman and others (it's opening in October -- we can't wait):