Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
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therealljidol Week 2: WHAT DOES IT MEAN???!

We knew meaning had lost all meaning when songs on the radio started being multiple choice.

By then, Men At Work’s “Down Under” was 23 freakin’ minutes of

…buying bread from a man in
A) Bruges
B) Brussels
C) Poughkeepsie, NY
D) Candy Mountain
E) the mirror

He was
A) six-foot-four and full of muscle
B) dainty
C) as fat-less as a flag pole
D) built like a brick shithouse
E) built like a shit brickhouse

I sat there speaking my language, and he just
A) grew hair
B) did tae kwon do moves
C) juggled gerbils to the tune of “Sussudio”
D) smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich
E) blinked

…man, thinking of all the different things something can be is exhausting. Reassembling thoughts, pondering creative decisions, pondering decisions period, showing how something could’ve been done differently, demonstrating what’s arbitrary in the creation of something, it might be more than my mind can…

Oh, crap, more thoughts on that will have to wait until I finish hearing the expanded “American Pie”…



This has (somewhat obliquely) been an entry for therealljidol. I’m not sure how close I got to the Week 2 topic, which is “Deconstruction,” but this is what sprang forth after thinking (and thinking and thinking) about that term. Later I’ll post the link to the LJ Idol Week 2 poll. / Edit: Here is the poll!
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