‘… he came, cherub-mounted, borne up on the wings of the wind….‘
‘And he brought them out of darkness, and the shadow of death; and broke their bonds in sunder.’
Over at Townhall.com, Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Greenberg cites The Moviegoer: Binx’s search as exodus.
2009 Gerasene Writer’s Conference, Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin
In the future, everything will be on YouTube. This is from Tom Waits’ 1978 appearance on Austin City Limits. I have a VHS copy of this show – a gift from my uncle. Burma-Shave.
“Mr. Gibson purchased the property in 2007, paying $25.8 million and it is rumored that Lady Gaga could be the new owner. Local newspapers have been reporting that the actor has sold the property to the pop artist and that Ms. Gaga is expected to visit Costa Rica shortly to experience Pura Vida first hand.”
“As [Jobs'] life wound down, and cancer claimed his body, his great passion was designing Apple’s new, three-million-square-foot headquarters, in Cupertino. Jobs threw himself into the details. ‘Over and over he would come up with new concepts, sometimes entirely new shapes, and make them restart and provide more alternatives,’ Isaacson writes. He was obsessed with glass, expanding on what he learned from the big panes in the Apple retail stores. ‘There would not be a straight piece of glass in the building,’ Isaacson writes. “All would be curved and seamlessly joined. . . . The planned center courtyard was eight hundred feet across (more than three typical city blocks, or almost the length of three football fields), and he showed it to me with overlays indicating how it could surround St. Peter’s Square in Rome.’”