Attention recovering stalkers: mild voyeouristic content alert. Where were you when you heard that Jim Carroll died? I was sitting in front of my computer last night, when I came across the news reading the Awl in my RSS reader. The reason that this struck me as odd is that at 5:47 pm on Sunday (that would be the day before yesterday), I posted a video of Carroll’s song People Who Died on my tumblr (you can confirm this by refreshing the page today at 5:47, when the date stamp should change from “one day ago” to “two days ago”). I assumed that I’d heard about the death sometime Sunday afternoon, and that’d sparked the post. So, I checked my firefox history — you can see me posting the video at the top, and no mention of Carroll in the preceding few hours. Ah, maybe I heard about it on twitter? Nope.

SO, I’m provisionally going with Coincidence, but watch the tumblr for predictions of future deaths.

Posted: Tuesday September 15, 2009 by Alesh Houdek · Categories: Music · Comment feed: RSS, atom

 

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  1. doctordenim    Sep 15, 10:57 PM #  

    What’s really crazy is that I was listening to the song “dead rock ‘n’ rollers” by detention only like an hour before I heard about Jim Carroll.

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZomxbC4T0kw

    Skip ahead to 1:14 for the direct reference to Jim Carroll.



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