One chapter in Alphabet Spikes will be about Trouble Maker.
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The four days in Shenzhen were fantastic. I met Lunchbox and The Lunchbox Lady! I also was inspired to write a story called Life Pilot for Alphabet Spikes.
To learn more about character goods for the Bubiko Foodtour AR project, we visited Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong. If you have a question, please ask in the comments section. I went because of Bubiko, because of Alphabet Spikes and because I wanted to see what was happening with AR and VR.
0-8 cycling circles of tiny tiny smooth cicadas
8-12 it is impossible to achieve the aim without suffering
12-14 cycling circles of tiny tiny smooth cicadas
14-18 it is impossible to achieve the aim without suffering
18 -20 k-k-kk-kk-kk-k
25 single frippertronic flotation device
27 flotation device again mahogany buffalo honey river slow burst the dam
1:37 it is impossible again
1:49 banshee at coat check
2:02 banshee leaves the pyramid dancefloor
2:04 blue eyed soul vulnerability
2:08 avenue C to hell kitchen
2:37 the aim suffering
2;47 no panic in the tinkly disco
3:31-3:38 bloody holiday exposure stylee lung rip glass
3:45 psycho killer calm ride home in her car
3:53 flotation device
3:54-4:02 again ceiling staring between glass wails
4:04 p flotation flotation o disco stops
4:05 cycling circles of tiny tiny smooth cicadas
4:06 cannibalistic calm searching vanishing
I bought the album for some reason. Mott the Hoople Live. Probably, before I'd boughten it, I'd only heard one song from it on FM radio. Undoubtedly the front and back covers made an impression. Anyway, the first song on the first side was called All the Way to Memphis. It's great, with a tinkly, funky, sad, happy and powerful little piano riff on the front. The piano was played by Morgan Fisher. The song is about going to Memphis, obviously. That song was my favorite.
So, about 25 years later, I was in Tokyo and thrilled to be asked to photograph the American South, for a Japanese magazine. The same day I learned of my flight confirmation to Memphis... Morgan Fisher called! He lives in Tokyo and we had plans to meet, but it was still one of those synchronistic little events that make one wonder.
Anyhoo... I just saw this poster in Bangkok.
And, for what it's worth, the lead singer of Mott the Hoople once put on one of the best live shows I've ever seen. Ian Hunter. The opening act was John Cougar Mellencamp who performed with his head wrapped in bandages; the result of a mishap the night before. Toledo Sports Arena, 1977?
I am writing this in Chiang Mai Thailand at dawn, April 17, 2018.