David Gilmour at 68: Pigs Will Fly
More on the flying pig in a second, but first happy birthday to David Gilmour, born on March 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England.
As reported in belfasttelegraph.co.uk:
Members of veteran rock act Pink Floyd have collaborated once more, to create a major exhibition which will see items such as the band’s inflatable pig brought out of retirement and displayed alongside rarely seen items.
It will open in Milan, Italy in September and there are hopes it may visit other locations.
Speaking of Pink Floyd, apparently The Wizard of Oz isn’t the only movie you can enjoy while the sound is off and Dark Side of the Moon is playing.
How about the Dark Side of “Gravity”?
The New Yorker’s Joshua Rothman documents it.
Here’s a taste:
0:15 “Gravity” opens with some scary text: “No air pressure. No oxygen. Life in space is impossible.” Meanwhile, “Dark Side” begins with a thumping heartbeat, maniacal laughter, and a woman screaming “Aaaaaahhhh! Aaaaaahhhh!”
Read his full experience at newyorker.com.