“How strange it is. We have these deep terrible lingering fears about ourselves and the people we love. Yet we walk around, talk to people, eat and drink. We manage to function. The feelings are deep and real. Shouldn’t they paralyze us? How is it we can survive them, at least for a little while? We drive a car, we teach a class. How is it no one sees how deeply afraid we were, last night, this morning? Is it something we all hide from each other, by mutual consent? Or do we share the same secret without knowing it? Wear the same disguise?”—Don DeLillo, White Noise (via bookmania)
“For some stories, it’s easy. The moral of ‘The Three Bears,’ for instance, is “Never break into someone else’s house.’ The moral of ‘Snow White’ is ‘Never eat apples.’ The moral of World War I is ‘Never assassinate Archduke Ferdinand.”— Lemony Snicket (The Wide Window)
Day 21 - Your favorite song "Motorcycle Drive By" - Third Eye Blind
Please, like I could choose a favorite song. I mean, the “My Top Rated” playlist on my iTunes has almost 2400 songs, so choosing one is impossible. So instead, I present to you the most played song in my library. It’s one of my favorites anyway, and that’s the best I can do for you, demanding meme.
Day 16 - A song that has made you cry "Cats in Heat" - The Honorary Title
There are plenty of songs that make me sad because of the personal memories I have associated with them, but this one is different. I have no real painful connection with it, yet every time I hear it, I feel the need to curl up in a corner somewhere and weep. Damn you and your emotive voice, Jarrod Gorbel.
So I posted some new entries on my real blog about bands like The Airborne Toxic Event and U.S. Royalty. I would love it if you checked them out, because I can always use more followers. Thanks, buddies!
Day 14 - A song that reminds you of your boyfriend/girlfriend "How Could This Happen To Me?" - Simple Plan
There are about a million songs I could have chosen for this one, but be thankful that I chose to go the silly route instead of the sappy one.
Billy and I spend a lot of time in the car together, and this is one of our favorite songs to sing on road trips. It’s ridiculously dramatic, and that’s exactly why it is so fun to belt out the words. And then there’s that solo that just begs for some air guitar. I’m sure anyone in the neighboring cars thinks we look like fools but I’m too busy RAWKING to care.