[Jandek] Jandek, the tisue.net/jandek subscriber?
stevepolta at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 29 13:57:22 PDT 2007
I certainly don't know the truth, but one hears
rumors: he's a privileged "rich kid," he's involved
with the stock market, or the investment industry in
some way. Dunno the truth but even if, this wouldn't
mean he's "plugged in," of that he bothers with
reading websites about himself. Lot's of more-or-less
"known" artists/musicians I know find that keeping up
with their own hype can be a distraction (or worse).
He does know how to find interesting musicians to
perform with tho...
> Subject: [Jandek] Jandek, the tisue.net/jandek
> Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 08:38:55 -0400
> To: <jandek at mylist.net>
> sometimes i get the impression that people are of
> the opinion that mr. smith is holed up in a basement
> somewhere in houston (although we've already been
> down THAT road about houston & basements) with a
> single lightbulb hanging down from the ceiling
> singing into a little microphone that's plugged into
> a reel-to-reel recorder and that he never sees the
> light of day like some artistic vampire or howard
> hughes (ANOTHER houstonian). in fact, it's obvious
> that he possesses all the lastest little electronic
> gizmos and gadgets, of which his live appearances
> bear evidence, he drives a nice car, by his own
> admission, he's been in charge of a successful
> business enterprise, etc., etc. i think it's safe
> to say that he's plugged in and equally safe to say
> that at the very least he checks in from time to
> time out of curiosity and for the sheer sake of
> personal entertainment. i could be wrong but i may
> be right....
> friendswood, texas
> p.s. fort worth saturday, pleeeeeze!!!!!!!
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