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from 1982, “ziggy’s gift.” ziggy doesn’t talk, but the music’s by harry nilsson. until now, i didn’t know that nilsson had anything to do with it or that the film had won an emmy. it was just a favorite christmas special whose theme was among the few songs for which i know all the words. they go:

give, give, give.

joy, joy, joy.

live, live, live.

love is the answer.

so, joy, joy, joy.

give, give, give.

love.

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hello pandabrand

hello pandabrand

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takahashi, the john cleese of ymo?

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i think this is my favorite cover art ever.

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today i am what i am

we are who are

the flowers of the pollen we feed on

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cannot get enough hosono. hosonooooo.

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this winter is the stupidest thing i’ve ever been a part of. 

i am pretty sure fishmans is a you-had-to-be-there deal, but i still love them from here. this set, with the violinist honzi (who, like singer shinji sato, died suddenly, died young), was my introduction. it was memerizing, just waves of feeling, impenetrable magic but for spiral stairs in part 3 breaking the spell by asking someone, “what are they saying?!” afterward, i bought all the band merch but still can’t bring myself to wear a t-shirt that says “i’m fish.”

long season 1

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long season 2

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long season 3

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long season 4

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long season 5

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i think i love marc almond more now than i did at 12. a feat.

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lydia davis’s choice of pen name and project. 

lydia davis’s choice of pen name and project. 

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at least wait till the bat shows up.

mindhiatus:

Alpha and the Omegas present…Daughn Gibson’s “In the Beginning”

All about this crazy tonight

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