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.