Stream of unconsciousness
About to be a groomsman at one of my best friends' weddings today. And, on an unrelated note, have an incredible craving for a doughnut.
The Zen philosopher Basho once wrote, 'A flute with no holes, is not a flute. And a donut with no hole, is a danish'. Funny guy.Dreams over the last couple of days: 1. I was singing Prince's "Kiss" onstage, and was doing a damn decent falsetto if I may say so myself. (This was related, methinks, to reading an article about people who can't stop singing along to music.) 2. I was lying on a mattress on the floor, and there was a huge amount of water coming in through a gaping hole in the wall, and in order to avoid drowning I got up and moved to the bed, but the water kept rising, and I had to swim to the door.
anon - Eddie Izzard had a whole bit in his standup routine on how JFK's "Ich bin ein Berliner" line confused all the listening Germans. I quote:
Lucky he didn't do a tour of Germany, eh? "I am a Hamburger, a Frankfurter, and a donut." But the people in Berlin must've gone,
"What did he say?"
"He said he was a donut!"
"I thought he said he was a donut too!"
"So what does that mean?"
"It's a slang! It's American! He's a donut! He's a fucking donut. Fucking donut, a fucking donut, a fucking donut. He's a fucking donut. I think that's what it must mean.”