Sunday, January 25, 2009

Sketchbook Notes

Transcript of former Saturday Night Live writer and erstwhile Star Trek Ferengi, Mel Green's, side of a conversation we had in Book Soup, Los Angeles, 1992:

(cough, cough)
OK, once there was a "way,"* but all that's fucking over.
I am power tool.
I am power tool.
Plug me in.
Made me feel powerful, made me feel good.
I'm looking for a work of fiction.

*I seem to remember, we had been talking about the Tao or "way," perhaps Lao Tzu's "middle way."  Note: William Burroughs said, "Beware the middle way."

Image from Hacked Gadgets.

1 comment:

  1. That Mel Green. Always with a "poem in his pants!" Enjoying your blog James!