Adam Schlesinger’s 30 Essential Songs
Chris Collingwood met Adam Schlesinger in the mids, when they were both freshmen at Williams College. While Fountains of Wayne had been broken up for years, and the differences between them remained fresh in memory, theirs was one of the most special creative bonds in rock. When you first met Adam at Williams College, what impression did he make? We were best friends really quick. Fortunately, he was a good enough player to play the rest of the set on three strings. Both those bands were perfect if you were learning guitar, because it was just crafty enough but not too hard. So we learned to play guitar from R. He had a cassette answering machine, and we recorded an outgoing message that was the two of us screaming and grunting and banging a hot pot, which I think was the hardest I ever laughed in my life. We sat there waiting for people to call so we could laugh.
She first appeared in The Last Abode on the Left as a teenaged girl abducted on her seventeenth anniversary by a group of convicts led by the sadistic Krug David Hessin which she is portrayed by Sandra Peabody. Director Dennis Iliadis brings the character back in the reimaginingthis age portrayed by Sara Paxton with Mari characterized through a passion for swimming. His first-ever protagonist, Mari embodies the victimized characteristics Craven would incorporate addicted to his consecutive female characters until conceptualizing Nancy Thompson A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise and Sidney Prescott Bawl franchise. Iliadis' vision of Mari was to make her proactive and add than a victim and set forward to humanize her through her delineation as a competitive swimmer and the subplot of her late brother. Anticipate to this characterization, critics have called Iliadis' version of the character at the same time as following aspects of the final child archetype, contrasting with her original delineation. Peabody got the part after returning from a cross-country trip and responding to a trade publication. The character was challenging for Peabody because the script was constantly evolving throughout the production — leaving her unprepared, which countered against her training for amateur dramatics.