After writing on film for centuries, David Bourgeois believed it high time to birth his own website. Thus, he began writing his bio in the third person. He's written for a slew of old- and new-media publications, including Interview, Spy magazine, Spin, New York magazine, Film Threat, The Village Voice, and the sad neglected-child web-only rebirth of Movieline. Way back when, working for nearly nothing, he helped launch IndieWire's coverage from the Cannes Film Festival. But now the site no longer returns his emails. He handles it with aplomb though, really

Current Enjoyment: Dirty Projectors' "Gun Has No Trigger"

I have to admit, my first couple spins of the latest Dirty Projectors record, Swing Lo Magellan, left me frustrated; I quickly tired of the seemingly pretentious vocal harmonizing. The record left me cold despite the critical praise, and I deemed it a piece of shit. Ok, I was wrong, completely wrong.

It's actually a great record, probably their best, though I do like Bitte Orca. It's the kind of record that takes many spins before it can be fully appreciated.

Here's one of my favorite tracks…

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