Archive for April, 2006

distinctly potable

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

“well the southside of chicago is the baddest part of town and if you go down there you better just beware of a man named…” old rasputin.

watch out, the world’s behind you…

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

amidst the mad cabaret of divertissement that is the media saturated world erupted a ponderous sound of aspersions and aberrations, madness and machinations, unsoundness and sonance. the birth of nuova europa, midwifed by an eno, covered by a lillywhite caul, flood suckled and anointed with lanois, ushered a sonic examination of retrospection and hedonism, vacancy […]

give me convenience or give me death

Monday, April 24th, 2006

oh donatello, the fiddles fiddling! remember the proverbial good ol’ days when expressing your craziness meant a political assassination? jack and martin and robert all took one for the team while wallace, ford and reagan suffered the ignominity of being the bulleyes of bad eyes. you still get an occasional crazy across the pond killing […]

you’re going to get what you deserve…

Monday, April 17th, 2006

how often is this specious sentiment of the worker expressed: “lo, if I were only able to do what i love… silly worker, love is for nits. in all seriousness, most laborers and dole-dwellers are doing exactly what they love…biting the pillow as a bottom. as any animal kingdom documentary will show, there is always […]

have it your way

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

“god, guts and guns made this country. let’s keep all three.” the united states of america, where the myth of rugged individualism meets the protestant work ethic to produce a land of do-it-yourself religion. when no one else can smell what you’re cooking, come start your own nation, kill or convert some heathens and annually […]

the only band that mattered

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

“who’s gonna throw that minstrel boy a coin?” there is aural pleasure in viewing a martian transition. witness 21st century american ingenuity!

haven’t you heard it’s a battle of words…

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

“those who can — do. those who can’t — teach.” perhaps it was an exercise of his fifth amendment rights that prompted h.l. mencken to accuse instruction as the perpetrator of incapability rather than punditry…or maybe it was an exercise in monosyllabic phrasing for simplicity’s sake; after all, ‘opine’ may’ve twisted the tongue and the […]