Over at Atlanta Magazine, check out this oral history of John Boorman’s Deliverance.
Arts and Culture
Million Dollar Movie
I still love how if you look closely you'll notice Ed "Al Bundy" O'Neill as a state trooper at the end of the movie.
...and this movie still scares the shit out of me and has completely colored my perceptions of everything south of the Mason-Dixon.
I can't believe Boorman laid all those tracks in the woods. The camerawork is superb.
 Please try not to hold "Deliverance" against us and we'll try not to hold "The Sopranos" against y'all... ;-)
For the record, as a kid that movie scared me as well... The first time I went whitewater rafting, I could swear I heard the sound of a faint banjo playing off in the distance. lol And of course in the rafting/canoe gift shops they sell t-shirts that say: "Paddle faster...I hear banjo music"
James Dickey, the novelist and poet who wrote the book, plays the sheriff. I've never read any of his novels, but his poetry is great (e.g. "Drowning With Others").
Now I need to watch this again.
Old-School Banter Scroll
RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.88)
LHP Mark Buehrle (10-6, 2.86)
7:05 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network
RHP Shane Greene (2-1, 2.79)
RHP Drew Hutchison (6-9, 4.54)
1:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network
RHP Chase Whitley (4-3, 4.60)
LHP J.A. Happ (8-5, 4.55)
1:05 p.m., YES Network and TBS
Baseball Think Factory
MLB Trade Rumors
Lo Hud Yankees Blog
This Isn't Happiness
Everyday I Show