Blog Posts - 2000s



Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Title:  Persepolis: The Story of a ChildhoodAuthor:  Marjane SatrapiPublication Information:  Pantheon. 2004 (US translation). 160 pages.ISBN:  037571457X / 978-0375714573Book Source:  I read this book based on man...
by Memories From Books on Oct 27, 2015

Fine Visuals : Amélie (2000)

When talking about great visual in a movie, Amelie (2000) surely has its own color. How quirky story collides with quirky colors and images, and... The post Fine Visuals : Amélie (2000) appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Sep 5, 2015

August ’15 in Recap

What I can say about August is that the month actually has a lot of flavor. Catch a couple of good movies from cable and... The post August ’15 in Recap appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Sep 2, 2015

Aux Raus

Musical duo from Amsterdam, composed of Bastiaan Bosma and Luuk Bouwman. Their music can be described as 'hardcore punk with techno beats' and occasionally as 'gabber punk'.According to Luuk and Bastiaan Aux Raus is the phrase printed on German music...
by Band Name Explained on Aug 12, 2015

5 Movies About Father Loss

Hi guys. You’ve probably have realized that I’ve been away. Well, it wasn’t just about home errands and work, and Ramadhan. I have recently at... The post 5 Movies About Father Loss appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Jul 20, 2015

Moke - Obviously not obvious

Dutch indie rock band occasionally also placed in the 'Britpop' group. All the more reason not to confuse this band with a British band of the same name that lasted just five years.Moke was founded by singer/guitarist Felix Maginn, the true music lov...
by Band Name Explained on Jul 16, 2015

Fine Visuals : Lost in Translation (2003)

When talking about feeling lonely in another country, you might think about Lost in Translation (2003), the second feature film by Sofia Coppola. I think... The post Fine Visuals : Lost in Translation (2003) appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Jul 5, 2015

To-Mera

Progressive metal band from the English county of Oxfordshire.Singer Julia Kiss got to the name when she picked up a book about ancient Egypt.Perhaps it concerned Opening the Ark of the Covenant: The Secret Power of the Ancients by Frank Joseph and L...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 29, 2015

5 Favorite Movies About Cooking

I felt the urge to share how connected I feel now about movies with culinary and food as the main topic, now that I have... The post 5 Favorite Movies About Cooking appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Jun 29, 2015

Customer Mania: It's Never Too Late to Build a Customer-Focused Company

Title:  Customer Mania:  It's Never Too Late to Build a Customer-Focused Company Author:  Ken Blanchard, Jim Ballard, Fred FinchPublication Information:  Free Press. 2004. 208 pages.ISBN:  0743270282 / 978-0743270281Bo...
by Memories From Books on Jun 27, 2015

Building 429

They produce an edifying sound from Fayetteville, North Carolina: the Christian rock outfit Building 429.It was predestined that in search of a band name the group dipped into the Scripture. The book fell open at Ephesians 4:29, where it is written:'...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 12, 2015

Lola Kite

About the name of this Dutch band, that brings forth mainly alternative, psychedelic pop, we can be brief: this is a Spoonerism.Those who see the band name in the context of other examples (Biffy Clyro, Buckcherry and, to a somewhat lesser degree, Ho...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 9, 2015

Friday Hill - Hit and run

This pop rap trio from London did not stay around for long.The name was taken from a street in the District of Chingford, close to where the band members lived.Active: 2005-2007, GBRSite: https://myspace.com/fridayhillofficialsite...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 2, 2015

Starsailor

The alternative rock band Starsailor came from Leigh, a small town West of Manchester.The Britpoppers initially played under the name Waterface, but later changed it into Starsailor, out of a rather belated admiration for the album with that title re...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 1, 2015

Audrey Horne

Band from Bergen, Norway, delivering a combination of hard rock and post grunge music.Audrey Horne is one of the characters in cult TV series Twin Peaks, a performance put up inimitably by actress Sherilyn Fenn.Active: 2002-present, NORSite: http://w...
by Band Name Explained on May 21, 2015

Titus Andronicus - An Excellent Conceited Tragedie

The punk/indie rock band from Glen Rock, New Jersey (called 'one of the best new bands of 2010' by Rolling Stone magazine) seems to have copied the title of William Shakespeare's creation, Titus Andronicus, rather casually, but there really is a rela...
by Band Name Explained on May 15, 2015

Horsell Common - Runway for aliens

Punk rock band from Melbourne, Victoria, with a certain fondness for science-fiction: Horsell Common is the place where writer H. G. Wells had the first Martians land on Earth; we are talking, of course, about Wells' novel The War of The Worlds.We do...
by Band Name Explained on May 1, 2015

April ’15 In Recap

It’s a cold and flu season, been effected by it recently so this post ended up a little late (and a little brief that I... The post April ’15 In Recap appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Apr 30, 2015

Postal Service - Lyrics by return

American occasional formation consisting of Ben Gibbard (of the band Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (of Dntel and Headset), a duo that produced electronic indie pop ('indietronica').Tamborello and Gibbard seem to have created their composi...
by Band Name Explained on Apr 18, 2015

Gilead

Title:  GileadAuthor:  Marilynne RobinsonPublication Information:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2004. 247 pages.ISBN:  0374153892 / 978-0374153892Book Source:  I read this book as this month's selection for my lo...
by Memories From Books on Apr 17, 2015


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