Music: Vicious Vicious
With one of the smoothest front men in all the Midwest, Vicious Vicious could and likely have charmed the skin off snakes with smart sincerity (their MySpace profile lists Rufus Wainwright under “Sounds Like”) but also inflect their sound with a healthy dose of sexy fun and brash satire (see again MySpace, Usher). Their sound invites multiple happy listens (rather than world-weary navel-gazing) that are perfect for dancing in the summer heat.
Movie: Adam’s Rib
Directed by George Cukor
Prosecutor Adam Bonner (Spencer Tracy) takes a case of a woman accused of attempting to murder her husband. He’s irked when his wife (Katharine Hepburn), also an attorney, decides to defend her in court. The sparring moves from the courtroom to the bedroom in this gabby battle of the sexes. 1949, U.S., BW, 16mm, 101 minutes.
DJ: Arzu D2 and Joel Stitzel