Thoughts On The Dead

Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

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phil 80s music manHey, Phil. Whatcha doing?

“Being cool in spite of myself.”

Yeah, kinda. Hey, Phi?


Tell Peter Shapiro we’re sorry.

“Got a whiff of the actual music business, huh?”

Yeah. It’s terrible and nihilistic and myopic and I don’t think it’s ever read a book.

“Not great people. Y’know all those pictures of me scowling near record executives?”


“Now you know why.”


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  2. Hunter Thompson, back when he was A Thing (you youngsters cannot imagine), had the best quote about the music industry
    “The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.”

    Now, all you old folks say it with me–“We were somewhere near the edge of the desert when the drugs began to hit….”

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