Jun 26, 2008

Classic lit or classic rock?

The answer is not always so easy.

Twain's Huckleberry Finn
OR 
Rush's "Tom Sawyer"

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
OR 
"Frankenstein" by The Edgar Winter Group

Melville's Moby Dick
OR
John Bonham's drum solo in the middle of "Moby Dick" by Led Zeppelin

Orwell's 1984
OR
Van Halen's 1984

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut 
OR
Breakfast in America by Supertramp

Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
OR
"Jane" by Jefferson Starship

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
OR
"Uncle John's Band" by The Grateful Dead

Nathaniel West's The Day of the Locust
OR
"Hocus Pocus" by Focus

Henry James' Portrait of a Lady
OR
"Lady" by Styx

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
OR
"Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)" by Jimi Hendrix

Somerset Maugham's Of Human Bondage
OR
"Tied to the Whipping Post" by The Allman Brothers

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
OR
"8 Miles High"  by The Byrds


There are no correct answers. Or rather, no incorrect answers. 
Only small actors.
Who never ask stupid questions.

Or something.

7 comments:

trackstoclementine said...

The time you spent doing this was billable, right?

You are a MASTERMIND.

(Sidenote: maybe we should go as the couple from the Mastermind box for Halloween this year...)

flamingbanjo said...

"As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner
OR
"In My Time of Dying" by Led Zeppelin.

"Ulysses" by James Joyce
OR
"Tales of Brave Ulysses" by Cream

"Gravity's Rainbow" by Thomas Pynchon
OR
"Catch the Rainbow" by Rainbow.

Basil said...

You might as well know that I secretly dedicated this post to flamingbanjo in the hopes he would do exactly what he did. Thanks flaming!

mol said...

You shot his barrelfish!

john said...

"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot

or

"Fuck Like A Beast" by WASP

... I think I'm doing this wrong.

flamingbanjo said...

Evidently I understand my role even better than I realized.

Erin J. said...

There is something wrong with you.