Monday, September 04, 2006

No fight left or so it seems

I've been listening to a lot of Johnny Cash lately, really digging into some of his back catalog, and yesterday I found a new favorite: "While I've Got It On My Mind." I'm guessing it's a 70's track from the sound of its production, or maybe late 60's. Basically, the song is this guy lounging about on Saturday watching the game and his wife is cooking up blackberry jam and he's horny and likes to give his loving while he's got on his mind. It's too funny but also kind of sweet and real and not some endless well of sap. Fun.

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I just realized it was Labor Day.

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Today it's Wicker Man. I'm not sure why.

3 comments:

Josh_Hanson said...

Love that Johnny track.

Have you seen the original Wicker Man? It's so calmly and creepily paced and builds to this kind of understated climax. Then I see Nic Cage jumping through windows and flying torches. Hmmm, I thinks to myself. Hmmmm.

Anonymous said...

The new Wicker Man is the worst movie I've seen this year. Holy shit does it suck. I mean, it's kind of interesting watching Neil LaBute (oh yeah, you think to yourself, when you see what he does with the movie, that's why Neil LaBute chose this one to remake into his own image) go completely into misogyny (moreso than his other movies, which have redeeming features). AVOID, dude. The best moments in the movie are towards the end. Line: "Bitches! Bitches!" That sums it up, yo. --Ander

Anonymous said...

I should add that I own the original on DVD in the cool-ass wooden box special edition with the burned-in logo on the front, and I would totally speak up for the original. Makes this new one even sadder. --Ander