1. This long Vanity Fair article about the making of The Blues Brothers has been making the rounds, but that’s understandable because it’s about the best movie ever and includes quotes like this:
Aykroyd wants a scene explaining why Elwood’s car, the Bluesmobile, has magical qualities.
2. There’s about a foot of snow at my house and more coming down. My brother posted this clip of snow removal in the Swiss Alps and I can’t stop watching it. Is it the machinery? The focus of the director’s vision? The yodeling?
It’s all 3! But mostly the machinery…