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City Paper staffers reflect on David Bowie's work and its impact on their lives

City Paper staffers reflect on David Bowie's work and its impact on their lives

David Bowie has appeared in most of my sex dreams. I didn't lose any of my idols or fantasy partners as a teen, so now I want to hole up in my bedroom like I would if I were 16 in 1994 or 1980, maybe go out and get an impulsive Bowie-related tattoo, and blast "The Man Who Sold the World," "Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)," "Let's Dance," and his last two albums, which by the way were very good—thankfully, Bowie was not infected by old-guy mediocrity. I wept, to both our surprise, when my partner woke me up with the news at 7:30 Monday morning—I think in part because there are few worse ways to begin a Monday. But catharsis...

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