Listening to Television

Danny Fields — an author and music industry executive important in the punk scene — called Television “the band of beauties.”

Ellis Square in Savannah: an appreciation

Remember when Ellis Square used to be home to nothing more than a parking garage?

Another roundup of “CBGB” tweets and Facebook posts

Donal Logue, Stana Katic, Joel David Moore, and Rupert Grint in Savannah.

Which stars are still in Savannah for “CBGB” filming?

I had the good fortune to run into Rupert Grint yesterday (Friday) in Ellis Square, as he walked with his assistant back to their hotel.

More photos from “CBGB” filming in Savannah, with Rupert Grint, Justin Bartha, Alan Rickman, Donal Logue, Estelle Harris

And, in a nice surprise, you’ll see a pics below of the real Cheetah Chrome, Estelle Harris (George Costanza’s mother!) and Savannah native Stratton Leopold, a successful movie producer and owner of Leopold’s Ice Cream.

Photos of Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Justin Bartha, Donal Logue, others during “CBGB” filming in Savannah — Part 1

The scene you’re seeing here appears to be one in which The Dead Boys (Rupert Grint as Cheetah Chrome, Justin Bartha as Stiv Bators, and Bronson Adams as Johnny Blitz) storm out of CBGB into the street. Once they exist the shot, it continues with some sort of animated discussion between Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman) and Merv Ferguson (Donal Logue).

Rupert Grint in “CBGB” as Cheetah Chrome

Or, Ron Weasley in a Dog Collar. . .

“CBGB” actor Ryan Hurst: Savannah on July 4th is “like a drunken pep rally in a _______ ______”

Ryan Hurst, playing CBGB regular Mad Mountain, pulls no punches on Twitter. Not for the easily offended!

Actor Donal Logue on CBGB in the 1980s and on the perils of not drinking

Actor Donal Logue’s diverse career includes myriad films and television shows, including stints on the series “ER”, “Grounded for Life”, “Knights of Prosperity”, “Life”, and “Terriers”.

Actress Ashley Greene: “Savannah is breathtaking”

Best known for her role in The Twilight Saga, Ashley Greene has the female lead in CBGB — she’s playing Lisa Kristal, daughter of club founder Hilly Kristal (Alan Rickman).

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Actress Stana Katic thanks Savannah “for bringing the love” during “CBGB” filming

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WSJ: “The Bowery Went Down to Georgia”

The WSJ asks: “The Georgia humidity may be akin to the sticky summers that infect downtown Manhattan, but is Savannah really an acceptable substitute for the infamous stretch of New York asphalt that spawned the Ramones?”

Pic of Rupert Grint on the plane to Savannah (with added pics in transit and on the street in Savannah)

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CBGB exterior on one side of Congress, a real rock club on the other (24 photos)

The Jinx has been on West Congress since 2003, but the location has been a club for a lot longer than that. The exterior of CBGB has been recreated across the street.