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Winston Churchill on Writing

“Writing is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy, an amusement.  Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant.  The last phase it that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.” – Winston … Continue reading

“Prepare for the Journey”

Listening to the Art Ensemble of Chicago yesterday made me wonder what other musicians Sun Ra inspired. Turns out, Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Arkestra appear on the poster for a Sonic Youth show July 4, 1992. That same year, he also brought the Arkestra to Saturday Night Live. Then, in 1993, he died. It … Continue reading

Drunk English in Indian Restaurant (Video)

“Sun Ra in Chicago”

(Interesting bit adding to yesterday’s post: According to the official Arkestra website, no legal birth certificate exists for the man who called himself “Sun Ra.” All information about his birth comes from the Library of Congress, who has hold of a passport giving his legal name as “Le Sony’r Ra.”) In Chicago, Sun Ra’s music … Continue reading