gibby’s golden age

Making the World Safe for Capitalism

You play me “The Internationale” and I’ll stand and sing?

Sing what?

Sing the anthem?

Huh … wha … anthem?

Yes, it’s an anthem. I’ll stand and sing. You just play it.

I don’t know how to play it.

What’s that guitar good for if you can’t play “The Internationale?”

I can play Blind Lemon Jefferson and Geeshie Wiley.

You fool! Well, do you know “The Song of the Rebels?”

No, but I know the entire Butthole Surfers catalog from 1983 to 1990 — Gibby’s golden age!

You swine!

Wait, here’s “The Revenge of Anus Presley.” Ah one … ah two … ah—


“After all there are no innocent bystanders … The worst sin of man is to be born.”

— William S. Burroughs / “The Coming of the Purple Better One”

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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