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“Man always finds the omens he wants”*…




… or the omens that are resonant with the future he has come to expect…





Dark humor for dark times: Screenshots of Despair.

* Yukio Mishima


As we search for the silver (lining), we might recall that it was on this date in 1972 that Sammy Davis, Jr’s cover of “The Candy Man” began it’s 21-day run at #1 on the pop chart.  The song had, of course, originally appeared in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory; it was written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley specifically for the film.



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June 10, 2020 at 1:01 am

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