Friday, September 19, 2008

Being As Frank As One Can Be

"I've heard people say they're not afraid of death but I never believe them — I don't even believe religious people aren't afraid of death. When a pope dies, people grieve. If they believed what they claim to believe, they would be celebrating the fact that the pope has gone to heaven. And the pope doesn't want to die, either."

-- Joe Frank, the brilliant, and unchallenged, sonic master of what's behind individual public facades, to the L.A. Weekly.

If you're not familiar with Joe Frank's radio stories, then you don't know the unique dark beauty you've been missing. I assure you, you'll be grateful when you do, and will want to thank the one and only: