Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The Pith-o-Scene Age: Nov. 22, 2007

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Inside this week's Scene:

On the Cover: Hit Man
by Jack Silverman
Frank Dileo (pictured above) was at his home in eastern Ohio, just outside of Pittsburgh, when he got the phone call that would have him blowing Joe Pesci's Technicolor brains all over the big screen. It had been just two days earlier that he'd received another, far less heartening call.

Language Barrier
by P.J. Tobia
Legalese is tough for anyone to understand. But if you don't speak English and go to court in Nashville, some pretty significant facts get lost in translation. Not least of these is the right to plead not guilty.

Suburban Turmoil: How Soccer Parents Get Their Kicks
by Lindsay Ferrier
"I'm sick of watching this!" a man is yelling from the sidelines at my husband, who's coaching a game out on the field. "Win at any cost, eh? That girl shouldn't be playing!"

Suspect Behavior
by Sarah Kelley
[T]he passenger became irate and declared he was not white trash, had money, and that the officer could go fuck himself.

How Does It Feel?
by Jim Ridley
Make a movie to criticize a movie, Godard advised—but the only '60s artist to rival Bob Dylan as a random aphorism generator never said anything about making a movie as a Greil Marcus-style music thinkpiece.

Plus: Our Critics' Picks, The Fabricator, Helter Shelter, SceneCast and more at www.nashvillescene.com.

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