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Captain Beefheart

Nick Tosches, Fusion, 19 March 1971

"The Chatanooga Choo-Choo careens headlong into the hub of an exploding galaxy. The cadavers of 19 raped and strangled astronauts float de-pants'd, froggish in the zero-g, midbrains housing alien logic radio-waves. A jukebox wafts by, 'beedle um bum.' And 7 light years away a dainty earthling peeks over a grassy knoll and screams. Drink up."
– Edna St. Vincent Millay

Total word count of piece: 3226


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