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04.32: Gravity’s Rainbow

In which we finally discuss the long-awaited story of Byron the Bulb, as featured in chapter 3 of Book Four of Gravity’s Rainbow.
To hear Pavarotti sing “La Dona e Mobile,” here it is on YouTube.

Chris mentions this rather famous picture of a Buddhist monk self-immolating in protest.

Chris also mentions a song by Pere Ubu called “Mister Wheeler.” You can check that out on their Bandcamp page.

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