60s Garage Rock Business Cards
September 28, 1970 — see The Complete Peanuts 1967-1970
Look, I’m a sports junky. I know too much about too many sports. I know shit about the inner workings of leagues I don’t even particularly like to watch. I religiously follow sports that I believe to be morally repugnant. That said, the more I learn, the more the public relation to teams becomes sickening…
The Mariko Aoki phenomenon (青木まりこ現象 Aoki Mariko genshō) is a phenomenon consisting of the urge to defecate while visiting a bookstore. Originating in Japan, it is named for the woman who first publicized such an urge.
“Troubled Relationship” is now a card category at Walgreen’s, which is great because that’s the sort of situation that is usually best handled via greeting card.
A Giorgio Moroder story: apropos of his appearance on a certain new album — a few years ago on ILX, someone named Tilman posted saying he’d been doing research into “I Feel Love“‘s production, saying he was “particularily interested in the delay effect that he uses to “double” the synth riff, and the other means with which he creates “metrical dissonances”, e.g. the echo effects.” He indicated that he’d contacted Moroder directly about this. Moroder replied with this graphic, adding:
“Dear Mr. Tilman
this is the only way i can help you
This is the greatest thing ever, of course. Credit to my friend Grady for the reminder.