Archive for the 'Harry Nilsson' Category

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

A few summers ago, at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, I caught a limited screening of Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him). It took a few years, but the documentary finally landed a DVD distribution deal and is  available to stream digitally via Netflix. Nilsson fans, you need to see […]

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

First off, have you seen the documentary Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him?)? If not, you should get on that. This weekend the mailman delivered Songs From The Point, a collection of ‘indie’ artists each covering a track off the soundtrack to Nillson’s 1971 animated children’s story of the same […]

Thursday, July 19th, 2007

“I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to point. I thought, ‘Oh! Everything has a point, and if it doesn’t, then there’s a point to it.’” — Harry Nilsson There was no […]

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

“Harry was a big bunny….with very sharp teeth.” — Paul Williams (songwriter & friend) Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994) — Over this past weekend I had the opportunity to check out a screening of the new Harry Nilsson documentary Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everybody Talkin’ About […]