I Know Where Temptation Lies (Inside of My Heart): The Items I Would Steal From “Lou Reed: Caught Between the Twisted Stars”
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I Know Where Temptation Lies (Inside of My Heart): The Items I Would Steal From “Lou Reed: Caught Between the Twisted Stars”

I once saw Lou Reed on a bicycle. No, it wasn’t a hallucination. That I’m aware of at least. It was 2007 and I had just graduated college. Unemployed with not much to do, I spent my time wandering aimlessly around the city while applying for jobs at the precipice of the 2008 subprime mortgage-induced … Continue reading

6 Videos/Films To Honor Depeche Mode’s Andy Fletcher This Memorial Day
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6 Videos/Films To Honor Depeche Mode’s Andy Fletcher This Memorial Day

“It’s just a question of Tiiiime! And it’s running out for you…” Whoa! Hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! You startled me out of my reverie. I was just spinning and spinning and spinning like a whirling dervish, mimicking Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan. *whew* I need to catch my breath… Anyway, what’s that? What am … Continue reading

The Number 1 Station to Free Your Soul: Riding Through Purgatory with The Weeknd’s “Dawn FM”
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The Number 1 Station to Free Your Soul: Riding Through Purgatory with The Weeknd’s “Dawn FM”

Purgatory has been on my mind recently. Can you blame me? We’re yet again in another COVID surge, full of governmental gaslighting, confusing market-driven public health guidance, all the boosters you can stand, explosive fights over masks, tests, vaccines, remote work, and remote school, a president that seems to be increasingly addled, grocery and drug … Continue reading