“Good news” reports this week’s newsletter from Nanaimo, BC, where Allison Crowe’s origin story begins 🌏 Reporter at The Discourse, a digital Daily Planet in the northern media constellation, Julie Chadwick shares word of island rocker Allison’s latest adventures.
In keeping with the uncanny synchronicity of things, Julie’s author of “The Man Who Carried Cash”, “a book about Johnny Cash and his Canadian manager Saul Holiff… informed by a crazy discovery of a storage locker filled with Cash memorabilia - hundreds of never before seen photos and personal letters” found after Saul's passing in Nanaimo, his home.
Cinema auteur Zack Snyder, a big fan of ‘The Man in Black’, earlier this century invited Allison Crowe to fly from her Newfoundland nest to her birthplace, Nanaimo to perform the iconic “Ring of Fire” (penned by June Carter & Merle Kilgore) for “Man of Steel”, the Snyder-directed Hollywood blockbuster that re-booted the Superman myth in our universe.
Next month, Henry Cavill – Kal-El/ Clark Kent/Superman – appears in his own black suit. Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, Ben Affleck’s Batman, Ray Fisher’s Cyborg, Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, Ezra Miller’s The Flash and more come together in “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” – “the most anticipated movie of the year” on Earth. With Jimmy Olsen dispatched from this mortal coil, The Discourse shares Allison Crowe’s photos from IMDb+. #ForAutumn #SnyderCut
Allison Crowe (middle) with Zack and Deborah Snyder after the Lincoln Center, New York City premiere of Man of Steel in 2013.