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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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+ "89 Days of Alcatraz" - Live at Hotel Cafe, 2008 Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
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“Love, that furnace into which everything is dropped.” — James Salter Love is a fire. It burns everyone. It disfigures everyone. It is the world’s excuse for being ugly. — Leonard Cohen, “Love Is A Fire” Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
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Abums I care about are turning 20 years old this year: This is hardcore: Released March 30th, 1998 From the Choirgirl Hotel: Released May 5, 1998 Version 2.0: Released May 11, 1998 Public: Released June 23, 1998 Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
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Photo @caitblu Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
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(Insomnia, your stare is dull and ashen. My love, forgive me this apostasy.) — Vladimir Nabokov Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
There are souls that are incurable and lost to the rest of society. Deprive them of one means of folly, they will invent ten thousand others. They will create subtler, wilder methods, methods that are absolutely desperate. Nature herself is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Achtung Baby!
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My favorite game of the year is THE LEGEND OF ZELDA BREATH OF THE WILD + Developers Weigh In On The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's Brilliance Additionally I can't say enough good things about how great PREY... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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+ The 10 Best U2 Songs of the 21st Century “Stateless” (2000) Before they "returned to form" that fall with All That You Can't Leave Behind, U2 offered one last glimmer of hope for a headier, more nonlinear direction with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Achtung Baby!
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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 Dec 7, 2017 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 Dec 7, 2017 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!