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20 digressions on David Bowie (who is dead now)

20 digressions on David Bowie (who is dead now)

1. As a teenager, I wanted to do all the things David Bowie did: He was brilliant but didn't totally take himself seriously and he fucked ladies and dudes and he did a lot of drugs and he pissed people off and freaked them out (by just being him and by doing priggish and reprehensible though also hilariously trollish shit such as seig heil-ing) and crafted thoughtful, witty, paranoid art that made so many people feel less alone in the world—the wiggly glam-rock albums (my favorite: "Aladdin Sane") and the moody, coke comedown ones (my favorite: "Low") especially.

2. Other great David Bowie albums: Japan's "Tin Drum," Kate...

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