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Haven’t been around here much lately since I’ve been reading submissions for FLAPPERHOUSE and more submissions for Gigantic SequinsAnd when I haven’t been reading I’ve been spending too much time on MashupDJ.com. I’ve basically got an EP already. I call it Heaven Can’t Be Wrong. If I’m being completely honest I think it’s better than Girl Talk but not nearly as good as The Avalanches.

“20th Century Flava In Ya Ear, Boy” – Craig Mack Versus T. Rex (1:29)

“Don’t Freak The Reaper” – Chic Versus Blue Oyster Cult (0:50)

“Can’t Take My Pets Off Of You” – The Supremes & The Temptations Versus Porno For Pyros (1:10)

“Right Place Be Sedated” – The Ramones Versus Dr. John (0:47)

“Heaven Can’t Be Wrong” – Aceyalone & Rjd2 Versus The Spin Doctors (1:26)

“Let My Love Walk” – Pete Townshend Versus Pantera (1:08)

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"Tahitian Mountains" - Paul Gauguin (1893)

“Tahitian Mountains” – Paul Gauguin (1893)

Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure. Consider… the universal cannibalism of the sea; all whose creatures prey upon each other, carrying on eternal war since the world began.

Consider all this, and then turn to this green, gentle, and most docile earth; consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself? For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half known life. God keep thee! Push not off from that isle, thou canst never return!

Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

When a Jeopardy! answer in an art category mentions Tahiti, the question is always, “Who is Gauguin?”

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