Since y'all have seen fit to make jokes during my pain* I'm not going to post anything original tonight. Not even anything humorously frivolous. Instead, I'll post Ladies and Gentleman, Mr. Leonard Cohen (1965). Despite being made by Canadians, it's quite good. Even if you don't like Cohen, I recommend watching the stand-up bit at the beginning of the first episode. At the very least, his delivery bears on Saturday's post. Cohen could, in fact, not sound like Cohen, meaning that his decision to read and sing flat may not be reducible to his deficient voice. Judge for yourself:
Before Joe panics because I've become one of those sad "YouTube bloggers," let me say that this documentary's been lost for more than a decade, so its appearance on YouTube's a certifiable find. This is no cute polar bear cub, but a verifiable important bit of music history. Or something. Anyhow, watch Part One above. Now that I've quelled that fear, here's the rest of the documentary:
Tomorrow, I'll write about more academic material, i.e. elephants that aren't on tables, kittens that aren't around corners, and rings that aren't on fingers.
*Joss Whedon, "Hush," from Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Four.