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achtungbabyblog
Texas
Interests: radiohead, u2, casablanca, tom waits, tori amos, woody allen, the velvet underground, kitchen (banana yoshimoto), gut symmetries (jeanette winterson), lots of magazines. the sopranos, curb your enthusiasm, osbornes, henry fool, manhattan, amelie, all about my mother, blue, white & red, akira, six feet under, fiona apple, nick cave, jeff buckley, spoon, lolita (vladimir nobokov), beautiful losers (leonard cohen), the fountainhead (ayn rand ), the new york trilogy (paul auster), angels & visitations (neil gaiman), cowboy bebop, far away, so close, donnie darko, ghostworld, annie hall, fear and loathing in las vegas
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Bono + Edge on Howard Stern: Get Out Of Your Own Way.discussion + performance In the scheme of things this song seems like a sequel to Original of the Species which was also dedicated to one of Bono's daughters. +... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Achtung Baby!
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+ The New York Times: “Lolita is disgusting” - A 1958 REVIEW OF NABOKOV'S REFINED DEPRAVITY A new Nabokov book is out that I'm interested in: Insomniac Dreams Experiments with Time by Vladimir Nabokov + “But Maybe?”: Immortality, Time, and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Achtung Baby!
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“But even so, every now and then I would feel a violent stab of loneliness. The very water I drink, the very air I breathe, would feel like long, sharp needles. The pages of a book in my hands would... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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+ Bono finds what we're looking for The music, credited as ever to all four members of U2, soon gets under your skin. + Experience counts on U2’s return to form Thematically, the new album breaks from the claustrophobic nostalgia... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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I can't remember what magazine I clipped this from but damn it if the fall of 2007 games season isn't something to behold. Click pic for bigger. + Why 2007 Was the Best Year in Gaming Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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Sent to me by my Leonard Cohen fundamentalist Muse. + Leonard Cohen told us back in 2008 why he loved seeing other artists cover his songs. + Leonard Cohen : Une brèche en toute chose Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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The Rorschach cover got my attention and I ended up liking this fist issue. We shall know in a year how they stick the landing on this. + 7 THINGS WE LEARNED IN DOOMSDAY CLOCK #1 + The Watchmen Sequel... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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by Vladimir Nabokov. Larger when you click on the image. This poem reminded me of Are You The One That I've Been Waiting For by Nick Cave..."I knew you'd find me, 'cause I longed you here" Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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I'm on a R.E.M. kick because of the 25th anniversary of Automatic For The People so here's a bunch of R.E.M documentaries and live performances: R.E.M. Rough Cut R.E.M. Live from Austin, TX R.E.M. Tourfilm R.E.M. Road Movie + R.E.M.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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The last Lolita film recently had it's 20th anniversary and I've been waiting for an American blu-ray release of "Lolita" forever and a day. I had given up but then I ran into a great release from Germany that was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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My picks for this year's game awards Game of the Year Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games / Sony Interactive Entertainment) Persona 5 (Atlus) PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG Corp.) Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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The first Assassin's Creed was released 10 years ago today. + Assassin's Creed PAX 2007 Demonstration + Assassin's Creed 'E3 2007 Live Demo' "Everything that you see in the distance is interactive..." + Assassin's Creed: Full Mission - Commented by... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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+ Damien Rice Famous Blue Raincoat + Lana Del Rey & Adam Cohen - Chelsea Hotel No. 2 + Seth Rogen Recites Field Commander Cohen + K.D. Lang: Hallelujah + U2 Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Toronto , U2:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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[R.E.M: Begin the Begin.Live] While I'm on this R.E.M. kick, one for my Muse: [R.E.M. You Are The Everything.live], and also thanks for all the encouragement to my dear be your pet. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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I read somewhere that as you get older, the brain cells associated with anxiety begin to die. [Pauses] A lot of other brain cells die, too, so you’ve got to watch out Leonard Cohen Hayden: Starting Over And I feel... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
the love... And i don't know how to pray anymore and in love i don't know how to hope anymore and for that love i don't know how to wait anymore Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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Ten years ago the last great Tori Amos concept album came out, American Doll Posse Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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Fiona reciting "When the Pawn..." + The Radical Strength And Calm Rage Of Fiona Apple Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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I used to keep up with Eisley but they had a new album come out this year and I just realized it last week. I kinda of fell off after their last album didn't grab me. I still don't know... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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http://jasonleeparryspolaroids.tumblr.com/post/137960804272/cora-keegan-for-lover-drifters-by-jason-lee + Knife In The Water Return Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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I'm in awe of this amazing game. It's the best Nintendo game I've played in my lifetime. + THE DAZZLING REINVENTION OF ZELDA + 'Breath of the Wild' creators explain how they bucked tradition + My Zelda shrine + Zelda... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Achtung Baby!