A Zappa concert and a Zappa documentary. Two movies worth your time and attention.
A sad, sad story of an artist eaten alive.
A weird and compelling documentary that isn’t a documentary about a weird and compelling man.
Music so brilliant, a man so fascinating, maybe the next doc made about his life will be the good one.
I think this band could really make it big.
“That ain’t Lake Minnetonka.”
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