Richard Brautigan:Kurt Vonnegut::Phish:Grateful Dead. Discuss.

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I guess that makes Dave Matthews Carlos Castaneda?

Slothrop69, Friday, 20 April 2007 22:54 (fifteen years ago) link

Brautigan is so unlike Vonnegut. That and comparing either to such vile bands is a disservice to both.

the table is the table, Friday, 20 April 2007 23:05 (fifteen years ago) link

no, Brautigan:Vonnegut::Takemitsu:Stravinsky

Hans Rott, Friday, 20 April 2007 23:20 (fifteen years ago) link

nice!
Remember: analogies aren't simply comparisons.

Slothrop69, Friday, 20 April 2007 23:21 (fifteen years ago) link

i don't think either of those analogies works really.

brautigan:vonnegut::13th floor elevators:blue cheer

ian, Friday, 20 April 2007 23:28 (fifteen years ago) link

or wait, wait. 13th floor elevators:the dicks!!!

ian, Friday, 20 April 2007 23:35 (fifteen years ago) link

I think Brautigan's economy of expression, and progressively dwindling hope, requires a pretty exact analog

Brautigan:Vonnegut::Ikeda:Autechre

Hans Rott, Friday, 20 April 2007 23:52 (fifteen years ago) link

yeah, i was just in a rage that someone was insulting richard brautigan, imo. give me brautigan any day over vonnegut, god rest his decrepit soul.

the table is the table, Saturday, 21 April 2007 22:32 (fifteen years ago) link

ian wins.

John Justen, Saturday, 21 April 2007 22:46 (fifteen years ago) link

i will stand by this analogy to the day i day.

ian, Saturday, 21 April 2007 22:48 (fifteen years ago) link

In Watermelon Sugar is the fuckin jam.

ian, Saturday, 21 April 2007 22:49 (fifteen years ago) link

A Confederate General from Big Sur is more of my jam. That book is so funny, pure, good.

the table is the table, Sunday, 22 April 2007 15:36 (fifteen years ago) link

one year passes...

Brautigan:Vonnegut::"John Wesley Harding":Zappa maybe

Don't like Vonnegut much

Niles Caulder, Thursday, 13 November 2008 03:48 (thirteen years ago) link


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