Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.

-Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carrol
check out, gape, inspect, leer, look at, oogle, peruse, rubberneck, scan, scrutinize, size up, stare at, survey, take in

In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


adb is plugged in



Time Bandits, Royal Tennenbaums



  1. David Lynch's Twin Peaks




I got on last.fm and have iScobbler now...so here's what I'm listening to currently it keeps track of what I play through iTunes, makes recomendations etc..



Here's my static list for historic purposes (with the OG text)..

Ah well, I suppose I'm just a moody sort of listener... because it seems my love/hate/indifference meter just can't be calibrated to give any sort of consistent readings. Here's a sampling of songs I like to listen to, stream-of-consiousness style, random order.

I've lately become completely obsessed with the Unicorns, CocoRosie and TV on the Radio.

  • Butterscotch::CocoRosie
  • Fistfull of Steel::Rage Against the Machine
  • Romantic South Phoenix:Lush Budget Presents the Les Payne Trio
  • Shaking Paper:Cat Power
  • Cool Band Buzz:Busdriver
  • Positive Balance Featuri:Immortal Technique
  • Biscuit:Portishead
  • Christiansands:Tricky
  • Jack Gets Up:Leo Kottke
  • Bandit:Neil Young
  • Ball and a Biscuit:The White Stripes
  • L' Via L' Viaquez::Mars Volta
  • French Fries with Pepper::Morphine
  • Idioteque:Radiohead
  • Why the Caged Bird Sings I Know:Atmosphere
  • Sound Check:Gorillaz
  • Because:the Beatles
  • Psyche::Nouvelle Vague
  • Fountain::PJ Harvey
  • Twice the First Time::Saul Williams
  • Ratamahatta:Sepultura
  • Truth::Handsome Boy Modeling School
  • Tough Guy::Crystal Method
  • Rusty Cage:Johnny Cash (cover of Soundgarden)
  • When the Levee Breaks::Led Zepplin
  • Pit Stop:Lovage
  • Worlock:Skinny Puppy
  • Crush with Eyeliner::REM
  • Eugene's Lament:Beastie Boys
  • Smooth Criminal:Michael Jackson
  • Alice :Tom Waits
  • Wigwam:Bob Dylan
  • Lullaby:the Cure
  • Zero:Smashing Pumpkins
  • Moma Dance:Phish
  • Sweating Bullets::Megadeath
  • Apple:Cibo Matto
  • Going Down:Ani DiFranco
  • You and Me and Rainbows:The Tear Garden
  • Slow Numbers:Morphine
  • Slowly:Tricky
  • Promises:Fugazi
  • Four Ton Mantis:Amon Tobin
  • Under Pressure:Queen
  • A Light so Dim:Black Heart Procession
  • Kiss:Prince
  • Words and Guitar::Sleater-Kinney
  • Heart Shaped Box::Nirvana
  • Don't Make me Come to Vegas:Tori Amos
  • Marrow:Ani DiFranco
  • My Beautiful Leah:PJ Harvey
  • Oneroid Psychosis:Assuage
  • Spanish Castles in Space:the Orb
  • Involution:Mirwais
  • Bruce Lee: Underworld
  • Cherry Twist:Crystal Method
  • Bukowski::Modest Mouse
  • The District Sleeps Alone Tonight::Postal Service
  • Requiem::Mozart
  • Unplugged


    purdy poetry:

    favorite poets (and a sample poem)
    1. Denise Levertov Tenebrae O Taste and See
    2. Sylvia Plath Tulips
    3. Li Young Lee This Room and Everything In It
    4. Mary Oliver (samples abound on my web-site)

    purdy pictures:

    Gustav Klimt.

    purdy color:

    a celery/sage/celedon green (like on my web-site)

    purdy good readin':

    Tom Robbins, Haruki Murakami

    purdy good publisher:

    almost any book published by Dorling-Kindersley, i like the the style and layout enough to read about anything

    anyones's biography: I bet I'd enjoy YOURS, whoever you are. Tell me a story.

    Unbearable Lightness of Being

    purdy good cookin':

    Laurel's Kitchen

    adb with tv 2

    adb with tv 1

    adb with tv 3

    adb with tv 4


    Eating Poetry

    adb tongue


    Ink runs from the corners of my mouth.
    There is no happiness like mine.
    I have been eating poetry.

    The librarian does not believe what she sees.
    Her eyes are sad
    and she walks with her hands in her dress.

    The poems are gone.
    The light is dim.
    The dogs are on the basement stairs and coming up.

    Their eyeballs roll,
    their blond legs burn like brush.
    The poor librarian begins to stamp her feet and weep.

    She does not understand.
    When I get on my knees and lick her hand,
    she screams.

    I am a new man.
    I snarl at her and bark.
    I romp with joy in the bookish dark.


    -Mark Strand