Bringing Out the Dead is an underrated Scorsese fim

Bringing Out the Dead (1999) is an excellent film based on a fine autobiographical novel by Joe Connelly. It’s not even on Blu-ray. I have the DVD.

There are also two fine novels about being an EMT by another former EMT:

Bob Dylan’s 1976 Hard Rain TV broadcast

The 1976 broadcast was taped on May 23, 1976 in Fort Collins, Colorado. The April 22, 1976 Clearwater, Florida shows were also recorded. More on the 1975 and 1976 Rolling Thunder Revue tours is here. Hard Rain has been bootlegged and there was also a record album from the 1976 tour called Hard Rain.

Relive Bob Dylan’s rarely seen TV Performance of ‘Hard Rain’ from 1976

Baltimore salt box creator on TV

Juliet Ames has done a great job with the salt boxes.

new mural with a salt box

Orangey the cat

Orangey starred in films and TV shows. I haven’t seen Rhurbarb but this tweet led me to find out more about the cat.

The Hardest Working Cat in Showbiz is a film about Orangey. Here’s where to watch it. It was inspired by this column. Orangey is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.