Win a Trip to see Death Cab for Cutie in Maine
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2nd Tuesday
ROSCO BANDANA
The Revivalists
Azalea Manor

FRI - O'Daily's LODA

JAMELL RICHARDSON & MORE
SAT - The Temple, LODA
Alabama Shakes
Drive By Truckers

8/22 - Wharf Amphitheatre

Gulf Coast Heritage Jazz Fest
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92ZEW

Presents

Saenger Theatre

Sat. Aug 22

Dec 162011
 

From ‘The King is Dead’, the album released this year, the video was directed by Michael Schur, who is known for co-creating NBC’s The Office. The clip is a dark tribute to David Foster Wallace 1996 novel Infinite Jest, which is a dystopian vision of North America in the near future. “I had this funny idea that a good video for the song would be a re-creation of the Enfield Tennis Academy’s round of Eschaton – basically, a global thermonuclear crisis re-created on a tennis court – that’s played about a third of the way into the book,” Meloy told NPR. “I found a kindred spirit in Michael Schur, a man with an even greater enthusiasm for Wallace’s work than my own. With much adoration and respect to this seminal, genius book, this is what we’ve come up with.” (courtesy songfacts.com)

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 December 16, 2011  Posted by on December 16, 2011 Videos, Zew Blogs