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I have also been re-posting some of my old blog posts from back when I used Moveable Type. Again, I’m not sure who’s going to be interested, but it’s fun to take that nostalgic ride sometimes. Some of them aren’t dumb.
 
I have also been re-posting some of my old blog posts from back when I used Moveable Type. Again, I’m not sure who’s going to be interested, but it’s fun to take that nostalgic ride sometimes. Some of them aren’t dumb.
  
Today’s song: Peter Gabriel’s remake of “Here Comes the Flood” on Robert Fripp’s ''Exposure''. (Here’s a [https://youtu.be/MdwLhu9bZAE cheesy video]. Wouldn’t “Waves of steel hurled metal at the sky” be a metaphor for an army throwing spears?) Haunting, powerful, archetypal. I might like this version better than with the full orchestra on PG’s first solo album. [https://youtu.be/Ww9JS8dJ9fY Have a listen] (his older voice here might even sound better).
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Today’s song: Peter Gabriel’s remake of “Here Comes the Flood” on Robert Fripp’s ''Exposure''. (Here’s a [https://youtu.be/MdwLhu9bZAE cheesy video]. Wouldn’t “Waves of steel hurled metal at the sky” be a metaphor for an army throwing spears? People are so literal.) Haunting, powerful, archetypal. I might like this version better than with the full orchestra on PG’s first solo album. [https://youtu.be/Ww9JS8dJ9fY Have a listen] (his older voice here might even sound better).
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:15, 4 January 2020

Drink up, Dreamers, You Are Running Dry

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And we’re back. Henry has gone off for his first day of school, and I finally have back my work time.

My class is coming to an end, and I’ve already been working on my fall syllabi. I have a conference presentation to write on McLuhan and Mailer, a book chapter to write on the “political resonance” of Norman Mailer, and now a new book review to do for volume 12 of the Review. I feel like I’m getting behind, though I always seem to be working.

I have also been re-posting some of my old blog posts from back when I used Moveable Type. Again, I’m not sure who’s going to be interested, but it’s fun to take that nostalgic ride sometimes. Some of them aren’t dumb.

Today’s song: Peter Gabriel’s remake of “Here Comes the Flood” on Robert Fripp’s Exposure. (Here’s a cheesy video. Wouldn’t “Waves of steel hurled metal at the sky” be a metaphor for an army throwing spears? People are so literal.) Haunting, powerful, archetypal. I might like this version better than with the full orchestra on PG’s first solo album. Have a listen (his older voice here might even sound better).