It’s not easy to believe.” “I,” she told him,...– Neil Gaiman, American Gods
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Like-minded souls. Next tattoo will be text. Reminds me of the film “The Pillow Book” with Ewan McGregor. Writing on the skin, a testament, a declaration… or a reminder?
I did not bow down to you, I bowed down to all the suffering of humanity.– Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment.
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The Manics. Adelaide. HQ. 18.11.2010. Who would...
Adelaide is not toted as a must-play destination these days, for international acts. Most big acts tend to by-pass the south, and head over to Perth from Melbourne on their way out. I was sure that the Manic Street Preachers had decided never to return to these shores back in ’99 when they were in Australia for the Big Day Out, let alone return for a proper tour. The fact that they discounted the...
It is rare for me to go all "Fan Girl"... but this...
We all have that list of bands that helped us form our identity when we were in our early teens and in the process of discovering a sense of self, for me the Manics are the last to be crossed off on my list (for the record, the others are Smiths/Morrissey, Nine Inch Nails and Bowie… been there, done that). I can thank this band for my sometimes reactionary and sometimes useless rebellion...