C & D Two confirmed schmucks grapple with the big issues—and an unexpected female visitor.
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C: You’re not going to believe this.
D: Try me.
C: [delicately loading DVD] Like an hour’s worth of charmingly bonkers/whimsical low-tech animation to go with homemade psych-crunge by the usual Fort Thunder-plus suspects… [Reading the sleeve text] “Dual formatted, double dipped and extra-whipped. Technicolor-laced acid flakes are on the table. Dig in! 18 trips of sound & sights are poured into K-Holes of dubious dimension from tonz of Load bands and video tribes with this new DVD/CD powered pellet.” Amen to all of that.
D: [looking at screen] Whoa.
C: Lightning Bolt, Black Elf Speaks, Wolf Eyes, Neon Hunk, Pink & Brown…
D: [eyes pinwheeling] I don’t believe it. I mean, I do believe it. I am believing it very hard. Continue reading →
JULY 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Call of the Horizon Day.
*Festival of Grand Unified Theories.
ALSO ON JULY 9 IN HISTORY…
1856 — Scientific genius Nikola Tesla born, Smiljan, Croatia.
1858 — Anthropologist Franz Boaz born, Minden, Germany.
1918 — Indian anti-guru U.G. Krishnamurti born, Masulipatam, India.
1936 — American poet June Jordan born, Harlem, New York.
1977 — Radical American feminist Alice Paul dies, Moorestown, New Jersey.