It's a lead-pipe cinch, I figure. I'm a good detective. I've
found opium dens in Vientiane; been granted interviews by cardinals,
mafiosi, and sheikhs; discovered the meaning of “half-and-half” in
the old song “Drinkin' Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee”; conned the Vatican
into bestowing a doctorate on me so that I could gain access to
hiddenmost archives; deciphered the cryptic message Ezra Pound
scrawled in his own copy of the Cantos while in the bughouse;
tracked down and interviewed Phil Spector's first wife, long
presumed dead; charted my way to the sacred stone of the Great
Mother, in Cyprus; gotten Charlotte Rampling's cell-phone number;
even come close to understanding the second page of my Con Ed bill.
Finding out where a picture was taken—a picture plastered on
millions of computer screens—seems a shot away.
Via Jason Kottke,
and the Plot Against Me
For Bunny, who has this picture as her desktop …
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