2) Sampling – This pseudo-art makes shooting heroin and doing pushups look like composing The Rite of Spring. To make matters worse, sampling has the unique value-add of being able to ruin the original genius of the source material. It’s like music AIDS that songs can randomly catch after you know and love them.
Heh. (From a STREET BONERS and TV CARNAGE post about how photography is for jerkoffs.)
We seek the teeth to match our wounds.
quoted by Peter Gabriel in an interview
In this love you are like a knife, with which I explore myself.
(And have I ever mentioned my old love and obsession with Kafka? Reading not just his books and stories but his diaries, his notebooks? The only good thing I took from my schooling was The Metamorphosis, which probably did more to scrape the inside of my skull than any other book save perhaps Somerset Maugham’s The Razor’s Edge. I spent years on Kafka.
Which reminds me; I ought to go out to the garage and find that copy of The Trial….)