Song Of The Week 3

    The Cow Song Written by Noel Olken Performed by Noel Olken Published by Waitergonebad Music (ASCAP) They grow corn in Wisconsin, and they grow cattle too. They feed the corn to the cows then they feed the cows to you. Oh, they chop […]

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Song Of The Week 2

Week 2 Better late than never. This is a new version of an acoustic tune called The 5th Bar Capo Rag, previously unrecorded. © 2014 Noel Olken [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130916450″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

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As I Sit Inside My Dark

2014 is here. And one of my projects, and creative challenges for 2014 is the Song Of The Week. I will create a new song every week in 2014 and post it on the web for people to listen to. I’m going to have fun […]

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Julio Panisello and The Havisham Hour

This is Julio Panisello. I took this picture at his studio in downtown L.A. last September. That is when I first heard of his Miss Havisham project. Here is a description of the project from the website: “GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens: 513 pages, 513 […]

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Her

My take on Her, a film by Spike Jonze: I think this is a perfect film for our times. Like Joaquin’s performance as Theodore, the sarcasm and satire are spot-on perfect; like Gulliver’s Travels or Rip Van Wrinkle. Very funny and weird, but very thought […]

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Christmas Day 2013

My wife, the famous psychic and teacher Kris Cahill,  and I, a Jew named Noel, have a Christmas Day tradition – we go to the movies. As many as we can. And between films we eat. Since most restaurants are closed on Christmas, that usually […]

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