So many different people to be.
Oh there’s a signpost in heaven, in the firmament blue You can run to the wastelands, but it points straight at you I’ve got a bank vault in heaven, what joy will it bring All you Punches and Judys, I’ll be pulling your strings
My Maggie, she’s a bright thing. She talks in couplets, she steers by lightning.
Wilco w/new best friend.
Roy Harper (as in Hats Off To), Stormcock (1971). “Well you can lead a horse to water, but you’re never gonna make him drink, and you can lead a man to slaughter, but you’re never gonna make him think.”
“And when my head’s cut off and I’m lying on the plate, I’m gonna grin and tell myself, ‘It’s been a lovely wait.’” John and Beverley Martyn, Stormbringer! (1970).
Linda on vocals. Didn’t want to end on a down note. (Their marriage did, tho.)
The end of the rainbow. “The pale-faced lady, she said to me: ‘I’ll watch you with my one green eye. I’ll hurt you ‘til you need me.’”
“When The Spell Is Broken.” Can’t cry if you don’t know how.
The nerve of some people. The cheerfully titled “Can’t Win.”
“San Francisco, California: Twenty-five pigeons came out — of the rain.” Nice.
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They take the eyeballs straight outta your head;
Dan Bejar, without and with the New Pornographers. Neko Case makes everything better.
From 1984. Kubrick’s interlocutor is American computer expert Alan Bowker.
From Equinox (1970; dir. Jack Woods and Dennis Muren, expanded from a 1967 short). Guest-starring the creator of Fahfrd and the Gray Mouser as the ill-fated Dr. Waterman. Effects by stop-motion legends Dave Allen and Jim Danforth. Muren later worked for ILM, which he eventually ran. Frank Bonner, aka WKRP’s Herb…