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Re: (TV) Programs in Verlaine Studies

I remember when Alchemy came out, Richard did the stopwatch test on it and
was very pissed off that it wasn't correct when comparing to the time listed
on the label and the actual length of the songs.

> Touche Leo, take a bow my man!  if i had either the
> money or the influence i'd make sure you were immediately installed
> as head of Verlaine studies-(my mail was in jest and i'm glad to see
> you're not at all offended though the stopwatch thing is still doing my
> head in to be honest)....
> wishing you good mental heath
> Frasier Gorman
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> >
> > Thanks for your concern, but I'll paraphrase Lou Reed:
> > "It's my wife, and it's my life."
> >
> > Actually I'm just kidding with the VU quote.  I even went to Cape
> > Cod last weekend------but not empty handed I awoke for the trip,
> > as I tried to squeeze in a little TV research" too by bringing along
> > a very bizarre picture of Verlaine circa 1978, which I had planned
> > on scanning so it could be put on a website for MM List to see.
> > Sometimes when I'm not talking to my psychiatrist or dreaming
> > about Great Whites, I reflect about a time in the distant future
> > when all the great universities will offer special
> > programs (or even degrees) in Verlaine Studies.
> >
> > A far-away future where serious academics pour over and analyze
> > the detritus and obscurata of Television's/Verlaine's career and
> > write dry, footnoted tracts with such humble titles as:
> >
> > "Textual Investigation of the Influence of Verlaine's Reading Mallory's
> > 'Morte D'Arthur' During the Recording Sessions for First Solo Album
> > As Expressed in Verlaine's Use of Antiquated English and Dark Ages
> > Imagery -- Red Leaves' /What doesth thou sew?/, Flash Lightning's
> > /Your Royal Highness/I'm at your call/Shall I rise or shall I fall?/,
> > Last Night's /She took her jewel/She left the kingdom/Though many
> > say she was thrown out/ "
> >
> > Anon,
> > Leo
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