Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Topic [?] With ???? ?????

I'm a halfway decent crossworder, but even on a relatively easy Wednesday, W. Shortz had me stumped for a good while on this one:

26 (Across) Writer/Edior Brown
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Oh well, ou_ of s_gh_, ou_ of m_nd.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Rhythm Section

So lately, I've been dreaming about playing bass. Almost every night the same thing, playing bass. Sometimes I'm doing a little Peter Hook thing - tight, repetitive, undeniable. Other times it's deep, looping and somehow gentlemanly - think John Paul Jones. Rarely is it jazzy and never is it slap-happy. So what's all this say about my noggin?

According to Freud, all kinds of playing (playing instruments also)... are symbols of masturbation... Various rhythmic activities... symbolize sexual intercourse itself. Typical activities that symbolize sexual intercourse are also climbing and going down a ladder...
(via Psychic Journal)

I guess we'll never know.