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Comment Archives: stories: Arts & Entertainment

Re: “Proof

The debate never happened. The defendant, Lipstadt, refused to take the stand.It was David Irving (representing himself) against Lipstadt/Penguin's vast team of lawyers, debating not historical fact but points of law.

Separately, Lipstadt has firmly stated her refusal NEVER to debate anyone who disagrees with her about the Holocaust. What does that tell you? Irving is ready anytime.

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Posted by N. Joseph Potts on 10/20/2016 at 9:46 AM

Re: “Local organizers revive Montana Festival of the Book

Way to go, Barb and all. A life
of its own. Well begun, well continued.
ken lockridge

Posted by ken on 10/13/2016 at 4:12 AM

Re: “Eye of the tiger

My dad was a medic for these heroes. He spoke of them in reverent respect, telling us often of their suffering and his respect for them.

Posted by Wanda Miller on 09/26/2016 at 8:29 AM

Re: “Things unseen

Great descriptive article; cool photo-wish they were connected with their instruments; and very talented and entertaining music makers that always compel head bobbing and hip shaking.

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Posted by Dave Shults on 09/02/2016 at 10:26 AM

Re: “Test of time

James Lee Burke is a dear friend to me even though we have never met. His writing resonates wih my Southern White Man ways and education and regard for the fairer sex. Enjoyed your noble authorship since I turned 16 years old and now I am 62 and counting on your contant friengship. Just now catching on to yout artful mind. Thank You Sir. Dr. Tom (Ret.)

Posted by Tom Baugh on 08/27/2016 at 11:20 PM

Re: “Test of time

great review. Anxiously awaiting the release of the book. Mr. Burke is one of my favorite writers. Would love to meet him.

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Posted by Martha Cramer Richitelli on 08/26/2016 at 7:29 PM

Re: “Test of time

Wonderful review Skylar. Thoroughly enjoyed! --pb

Posted by pamala burke on 08/26/2016 at 12:57 PM

Re: “Test of time

Only one quibble with this excellent article. Wayfaring Stranger and House of the Rising Sun are two of the best books I have read in a long, long time, and by the man who I consider our best living writer. But Wayfaring Stranger is actually set in 1946, not 1956.

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Posted by Rob Benjamin on 08/26/2016 at 11:47 AM

Re: “Test of time

Only one quibble with this excellent article. Wayfaring Stranger and House of the Rising Sun are two of the best books I have read in the last several years, and by the man who I consider our best living writer. But Wayfaring Stranger actually takes place in 1946, not 1956.

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Posted by Rob Benjamin on 08/26/2016 at 11:45 AM

Re: “Agents of change

Thanks, Greg. We made the correction.

Posted by Erika Fredrickson on 08/19/2016 at 2:58 PM

Re: “Minor threats

Little know fact: Minor Threat drummer Jeff Nelson's nephew just graduated from the U of Montana.

Posted by MT Clarity on 08/19/2016 at 7:24 AM

Re: “Agents of change

FYI - Absolute Loser isn't a Sub Pop release - it's from Easy Sound Recording Company.

Posted by Greg Martin on 08/18/2016 at 6:20 PM

Re: “Out there

Hi there, it's Smoke Signal publisher Gabe Fowler. Thanks for the nice article. Allow me to comment a bit, since nobody contacted me for this piece. First of all, I absolutely love Jay Rummel's work and am honored to be able to print it and possibly expose it to a larger audience. It is somewhat inaccurate to say I discovered Rummel's great work through "online shopping". An artist friend from Missoula introduced me to his work, which I quickly learned was almost completely unknown outside of Montana. I approached Barbara Koostra at the Montana Museum of Art & Culture in an effort to learn more, and she directed me to Dana Gallery in Missoula. The gallery was either unable or unwilling to help me obtain Rummel work for print, but they told me he had no heirs. By this point I was fully obsessed with printing Rummel's work alongside contemporary cartoonists in Smoke Signal, so I searched high and low until I found Mr. McIlmay, who was attempting to sell Rummel work on craigslist. I'm very thankful for his help in making this project happen. I will also say that I've never spent even remotely this amount of money producing an issue of Smoke Signal and I'm completely broke now! But it was worth it as an editor to help people encounter this great work. Thanks for your time.

Posted by Gabe Fowler on 08/16/2016 at 12:06 PM

Re: “Own worst enemy

Let me be the first to say, this article IS...LIT

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Posted by I Who Shall Not Be Named! on 08/04/2016 at 7:17 AM

Re: “Kickstarter: Seth Roby and Aaron Parrett's letterpress book of stories and engravings

good luck with the Kickstarter, we hope you make your target, it looks great.

Posted by kikisoso on 08/01/2016 at 3:32 AM

Re: “Bettering America

Love reading you as much as ever.

Posted by Janet Abbey on 07/21/2016 at 7:48 PM

Re: “Lines disappear

Great writeup! They will also be performing with Snailmate (from AZ), Wormwood, Krillhead and Mr. Soap at the Real Lounge on Monday the 11th

Posted by Taylor McAnally on 07/07/2016 at 4:41 PM

Re: “Team America

The headline is misleading as this article is not about Team America: World Police.

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Posted by Anonymous on 06/30/2016 at 12:51 PM

Re: “America bound

What a thoughtful review. I'm happy to see it in The Independent. This is an important novel for Missoulians to read and discuss.

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Posted by Julie Stevenson on 06/30/2016 at 11:34 AM

Re: “Synchronicity

Yay! They are absolutely my favorite local band, I'm glad they are getting some recognition for all their hard work!

6 months ago, Bry played a show the day after she broke her ankle (with only ibuprofen for the pain) because she hates to cancel when people count on her. She loves her band mates, and she cries at almost every practice, especially when they sing with her.

When Kyle first joined, he learned 12 songs in a week so they wouldn't have to play a show without a bassist. He's a decade younger than everyone else in the band, but his youthful exuberance makes up for his relative lack of experience.

Gavin's only been with the band a few months, but he's transformed the way they think about their music. His years of more formal training means he can help put words to the techniques and sounds that the others can play but sometimes struggle to explain.

Brady is the drummer of the band both literally and metaphorically. He is steady, reliable, and supportive. He and Bry are the two founding members that still play with the band, and I can't imagine them not playing together. Brady helps make merch for the band, knitting hats and making pins. He's a good band dad.

I'm dating/related to half of the band, so I get to be the head of their fan club.

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Posted by Katrina Campbell on 06/23/2016 at 11:05 AM

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