LAMENESS | Undetermined — as complex as the very relationship between word and melody.
MITIGATING FACTORS | When you inevitably say "fuck you" to a burly fireman, he might get his wires crossed and think you're being nice.
Fantastic Fox vs. Sufferin' Sufjan
A recent report in the London Observer painted erstwhile indie darling Sufjan Stevens as a man racked by malaise, frail as a tubercular poet. It seems the poor guy has spent the past few years battling a mystery ailment that's left him hypersensitive, fatigued, and tingly. But one bit of it was so perfect that I can't help letting slip a chortle:
"He became hypersensitive to stimuli . . . he sat down to watch Wes Anderson's animation Fantastic Mr. Fox, but it was such a sensory overload that he had to take a Xanax in the middle of it."
LAMENESS | A sterling specimen.
MITIGATING FACTORS | The thought of Sufjan nearly fainting from the intensity of a Wes Anderson movie is so fucking on-the-nose that I wonder whether he didn't do it just for my benefit.
: Big Hurt
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