Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Tom Waits cruising past shotgun houses in Nawlins in '84. Across the tracks in Atlantis. He tells a story, that fellow.
Does Black Books have to send Tom Waits and Marc Ribot a check every week? Because they should.
My teenage son likes Black Books. It's fairly witty as these things go. An Irish drunk who reads a lot. How innovative.
It's hard not to notice that the vast majority of entertainment for today's generation consists of depicting misanthropes accorded the luxury of acting like total A-holes by dint of their superior intellect. Since all children are above average nowadays, and are raised by entertainment, the world is full of people full of themselves for no particular reason.
Tom Waits Rain Dogs
The Complete Black Books