[Jandek] Re: jandek Digest, new thread

Amy Frushour Kelly akelly1971 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 15:10:46 PST 2007

Depends when during the secular calendar year the album came out. The
earlier part of the year was 5738. It didn't turn 5739 till after Rosh


On 12/10/07, Michael Mellor <miquelotjr at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hey there,
> Any Jewish Jandek fans out there? Unless I'm very much mistaken (as a goy
> this is quite possible), 1978 was the year 5739. Ready for the House is, of
> course, CORWOOD 0739.
> Can anyone corroborate this? It did once cross my mind that 0739
> might refer to the start of WWII, but the invasion of Poland would be 0939,
> so maybe not.
> I doubt Jandek is Jewish - although his spiritual progression reminds me
> of Leonard Cohen inasmuch as he's had an Old Testament Christian phase, an
> NT phase, and a Buddhist phase) - but I wouldn't put it past him to be a bit
> of a Kabbalist (NOT in the Madonna sense)
> Michael
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