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Silver Jews
8.7.2003 by Dan Beirne, every Wednesday.


Nathan Lane comes over every Wednesday to the house to watch a movie, or just chat with Dan. Dan found these little chats so interesting, he decided to tape-record them and tell the world all the neat things Nathan had to say about movies and stuff.


Wednesday, July the Augusth, send in the clouds

Silver Jews - a country, blues, rock band that changes poetry into a waterfall, and barrells into public transit.

(the radio is playing a good Silver Jews album, so Nathan and I are just talking while it plays)

Nathan: ..And so I put my profile up, but nobody really contacts you. I don't think anybody really contacts you.

Dan: But you're trying, right? That's the point.

Radio: ...people send people up to the moon...

Nathan: It's so humiliating. It matches you up by proximity right? So I'm matched up with girls that grew up on my street.

Radio: ...when they return, well there isn't much...

Dan: Oh, quiet down. They're people too Nathan, it's all about perspective.

Nathan: How can you say that? That's like telling a cripple that you don't really use your legs that much anyway.

Dan: Well if you want to stay sad, stay sad.

Radio: ...my middle names are wrong and right...

Nathan: Yeah, thanks.

(Nathan's cell phone rings. He uses the juicy fruit song)

Nathan: Hello?

Dan: I'll look at your profile, maybe it needs work.

Nathan: Cynthia, hi!

Radio: ...why can't monsters...

Dan: "I don't know what to say about myself". An original start.

Nathan: Oh, I don't know. I haven't been home for a long time.

Radio: ...get along with other monsters...

Dan: "Everyone wants love". I'm sure the girls love being told what they want.

Nathan: But can we just talk a little? You called me.

Radio: ...in 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection...

Nathan: Well, I could tell you about my week. I didn't get that part, that's something.

Dan: "I don't even like acting that much". Join this winning team, ladies.

Nathan: They said I gave too much.

Radio: ...got two tickets to a midnight execution...

Dan: "Things I have learned from past relationships..."

Nathan: I just want to talk! We haven't talked in a long time!

Dan: "...I feel like I can better myself, feel like I've learned a lot."

Nathan: Oh, so that means we never speak to each other for the rest of our lives?

Radio: ...and the west has a deal with the sun...

Dan: "My ideal first date: Oh, anything's fine by me, even dinner and a movie would be great".

Nathan: Fine! Just forget my number then! And I'll mail you your fucking scarf!

Radio: ...air crickets air crickets air crickets air...

Dan: "I just want to mean something to someone". sigh.

as always, you can e-mail Nathan, to talk about movies or just chat about whatever.

Notes:

Nathan's dating profile




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