When
· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · April
· · · · 07 (2 entries)

Death by Music · “Music to Die For” is a not-uncommon ex­pres­sion but it makes me ner­vous since I'm among the peo­ple most like­ly to be a mu­sic fa­tal­i­ty. This would hap­pen when I'm driv­ing and some­thing comes on the ra­dio that I haven't heard be­fore that's so beau­ti­ful that it sucks up all my men­tal ca­pac­i­ty. What's re­al­ly sad is that I could eas­i­ly take some in­no­cents along with me, and they might hate mu­sic, which would be ter­ri­bly un­just. It hap­pened again this morn­ing, but I sur­vived and can tell you about an out­stand­ing record­ing you've prob­a­bly nev­er heard of ...
 
On Being Wrong · What hap­pened was, I wrote a small es­say on the us­age “What hap­pened was...”, opin­ing that it was Amer­i­can and had been dragged in­to the main­stream by El­more Leonard. Was I ev­er wrong (al­so, a side-trip in­to Cor­nish com­e­dy) ...
 
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