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[ Morrissey - I'll Never Be Anybodys Hero Now ]

+ Morrissey - To Me You Are A Work Of Art
+ David Bowie - I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday (Morrissey Cover)

Dylan Thomas - My Hero Bares His Nerves

My hero bares his nerves along my wrist
That rules from wrist to shoulder,
Unpacks the head that, like a sleepy ghost,
Leans on my mortal ruler,
The proud spine spurning turn and twist.

And these poor nerves so wired to the skull
Ache on the lovelorn paper
I hug to love with my unruly scrawl
That utters all love hunger
And tells the page the empty ill.

My hero bares my side and sees his heart
Tread; like a naked Venus,
The beach of flesh, and wind her bloodred plait;
Stripping my loin of promise,
He promises a secret heat.

He holds the wire from this box of nerves
Praising the mortal error
Of birth and death, the two sad knaves of thieves,
And the hunger's emperor;
He pulls that chain, the cistern moves.

"Use your psychic powers to find your iPod"

Use your psychic powers to find your iPod

Q: I lost an iPod several months ago. It has never turned up. I think it is still in my house. Could you let me know a psychic or someone who could help me find my iPod?

A: At first I thought your query too odd to answer. I have interviewed local psychics, and this does not seem to be psychics' bailiwick. However, Jim Bentley, local psychologist and hypnotherapist, has some suggestions

Lady Vengence

The media page at the official site for the movie has the whole soundtrack for the movie availabe on mp3.

+ Review - Lady Vengeance - Those still uncertain about Eastern cinema but willing to give it a try after the Kill Bill's would do well to start with Chan-wook Park's vengeance trilogy.


+ Asian Movies To Watch in 2006 - "DAISY" featuring my Korean crush Jeon Ji-Heon is already going to be remade in english

+ For the hell of it Jeon Ji-Hyeon + PS3 [via]


+ I love March birthdays

Zero into herself..


Photo: Patrick Demarchelier

She has turned her face, more than once, to the Outer Radiance and simply seen nothing there. And so each time taken a little more of the Zero into herself. It comes down to courage, at worst an amount of self-deluding that's vanishingly small: he has to admire it, even if he can't accept her glassy wastes, her appeals to a day not of wrath but of final indifference. . . .
--Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow.

[ Absolutely Zero ]

He lies on top of her...


He lies on top of her, sweating, taking great breaths, watching her face turned 3/4 away, not even a profile, but the terrible Face That is No Face, gone too abstract, unreachable: the notch of the eye socket, but never the labile eye, only the anonymous curve of cheek, convexity of mouth, a noseless mask of the Other Order of Being, of Katje's being -- the lifeless non-face that is the only face of hers he really knows, or will ever remember.

--Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow.

[ What Jail is Like ]


[ afghan whigs - What Jail is Like - live at the Mercury Cafe, Denver, Colorado ]

Time is made by humans
Kathy Acker

I hope there's some relief writing
this you: otherwise, none. I've never felt such pain.
Day after day pain after pain how do
I count these days? It's pain to count.
Pain to have a mind.
Worst: at the moment when sleep's ease should come,
( no coming, no you. ) and thoughts are loosened,
but i don't want these thoughts.
I phone: I don't like life.
So stopping the mind up, no
life no utterance, jail within jail within
jail, what can days dates
time matter? Only this ease
of verbally sobbing out ugliness.



[ Martina Topley-Bird - Too Tough To Die ]

[ Marvin Gaye -  If I Should Die Tonight ]

"question and answer"
Charles Bukowski

he sat naked and drunk in a room of summer
night, running the blade of the knife
under his fingernails, smiling, thinking
of all the letters he had received
telling him that
the way he lived and wrote about
it had kept them going when
all seemed

putting the blade on the table, he
flicked it with a finger
and it whirled
in a flashing circle
under the light.

who the hell is going to save                                 
me? he

as the knife stopped spinning
the answer came:
you're going to have to
save yourself.

still smiling,
a: he lit a
b: he poured
c: gave the blade

[ Every Time I Try ]

Photo Credit

[ Spain - Every Time I Try ]

"It makes you so vulnearble. It opens your chest and it opens your heart and it means someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up these defenses. You build up this armor, for years, so nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life... You give them a piece of you. They don't ask for it. They do something like kiss you, or smile at you, and your life isn't your own anymore. Love takes hostages. It gets inside you. It eats you out and leaves you crying in the darkness, so a simple 'maybe we should just be friends' or 'how perceprtive' turns into a glass splinter working its way into your heart. It hurts. Not just in the imagination. Not just in the mind. It's a soul-hurt, a body-hurt, a real gets-inside-of-you-and rips-you-apart pain. Nothing should be able to do that. Especially not Love."   Neil Gaiman

cry me a river

[ Julie London - Cry Me A River ]

+ Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving interviewing each other  via V4V movieblog

They played with ideas, borrowing from books like _Farenheit_451_, until           Moore, in frustration, compiled a list of the elements he wanted to           draw together for the piece. He writes:

The list was something as follows: Orwell. Huxley. Thomas Disch. Judge Dredd. Harlan Ellison's "Repent Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman." "Catman" and "Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World" by the same author. Vincent Price's Dr. Phibes and Theatre of Blood. David Bowie. The Shadow. Nightraven. Batman. Farenheit 451. The writings of the New Worlds school of science fiction. Max Ernst's painting "Europe After the Rains." Thomas Pynchon. The atmosphere of British Second World War films. The Prisoner. Robin Hood. Dick Turpin...

from An Annotation of Literary, Historic, and Artistic References in Alan Moore's Graphic Novel, V For Vendetta.

[ Previously....For the Alan Moore inclined... ]