Tag: New York

Russian Doll, Season 1

Russian Doll, Season 1

(Netflix, 2019)

Russian Doll 1

Groundhog Day meets Sliding Doors, only darker. Russian Doll is jarringly self-indulgent in the early episodes but comes into its own once the glorification of New York eases off (allowing for a proper exploration of concept). Natasha Lyonne rocks the lead role.



The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (Libretto)

by Peter Gabriel (1974)

Gabriel_Lamb Libretto

Lyrically obscure, Genesis’ double LP concept album required explication; yet Gabriel’s sleeve notes (including perversely rhymed mood digressions) are themselves abstruse and only through resolute scrutiny reveal anything of the young Puerto Rican Rael’s surreal nightmare of discovery within New York City.