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Coin Locker Babies

I forgot to mention that I finally got around to finishing Kamikaze Girls (by Novala Takemoto) and The Vile Village (by Lemony Snicket). Both quick reads and very fun. My next endeavor is Ryu Murakami's Coin Locker Babies. I reached chapter five last night before being knocked out by some finally-acquired sleeping pills. It's really good. If you ever pick it up, don't be swayed by the first sentence. You'll see what I mean.

Also, I recently learned that Coin Locker Babies was the first name for my favourite Japanese band The Pillows (most famous for the soundtrack to FLCL)
And the band Miyavi's song Coin Locker Babies has nothing to do with the book (he never read it).

Also, there's a movie in the works. It stars Val Kilmer, Tadanobu Asano and Asia Argento. Yeah... I said Val Kilmer. Weird. My guess is that he'll play Gazelle. At least I hope so. It's directed by Jordan Galland, and also Sean Lennon is involved in it. Not really my cuppa tea.



You know what else isn't my cuppa tea? The dog with really bad (and noisy) gas!

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kuraism
Jan. 12th, 2008 12:53 pm (UTC)
You know. . Miyavi's song of "Coin Locker Babies" scares the fuck out of me
diello
Jan. 14th, 2008 06:39 pm (UTC)
Hehehehe, I haven't heard it in a looooong time. I'll have to find it on my old hard drive. Oh, also, Charles LOVES közi! Especially his creepy, melodic tunes. Do you have any more of his stuff like that?
voidsblush
Jan. 15th, 2008 08:16 pm (UTC)
LJ Voltaire fan commuinity
I don't know if you noticed or not but some one from Wicked Faire started a Voltaire fan community on LJ. I thought you might be intrested. check either my or elisa's freind page to find what I'm talking about. Or bitch slap me upside my head and call me stupid, which ever works best for you!
diello
Jan. 15th, 2008 11:56 pm (UTC)
Re: LJ Voltaire fan commuinity
Well, I've got one on my friends list last I knew, and his own LJ (which he'd abandoned). Thanks for the heads up :)
icantmakeme
Jan. 21st, 2008 08:57 am (UTC)
I haven't forgotten you exist despite evidence to the contrary, ie: not sending you a christmas card. I didn't send anybody christmas cards at all. Also, shit just got real. Real busy, that is.
diello
Jan. 22nd, 2008 06:43 pm (UTC)
You hate me. Admit it. Also, if shit just got real, you should probably try pooping. I know it's embarrassing, but you'll feel better.
<3
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