Do Alaskans Dream of Electric Saws? – Happy Hour – It’s New Orleans
Try this tonight: if we all set our AC’s to 76, will we have the same dream? How about if the whole country set their AC to 76? Could we move the collective unconscious up a chakra and spread love around the world?
Tomahawk Tassels is a burlesque dancer with some provocative thoughts, and a needle in her liver that was left there after a biopsy that concluded that she had terminal cancer, which she didn’t.
Wayne Xia had his own dreams – of leaving Alaska and thus depleting the population of Chinese nationals by some 13%. Wayne’s dreams came true right after high school and before driving across Mozambique in a Honda. Now he’s in New Orleans playing violin with Pheasants.
If you haven’t heard of Pheasants, you will.
Adrienne Edson plays a musical saw with no teeth, a flute, and banjo – and that’s just on today’s show.
Robert Allen writes the songs and sings them. And has dreams too disturbing to discuss.
Dr. Christopher Garland dreamed of leaving his native New Zealand, visiting Haiti, moving to New Orleans and teaching writing at the University of Southern Mississippi. Then he never woke up, and realized it wasn’t a dream: this is actually happening.
This Happy Hour is a classic New Orleans barroom conversation, with an added free gift: Dr Garland describes how to emigrate to New Zealand if Trump wins. For that reason alone, a literal must listen.
Photos at Wayfare by Alison Moon.