At the end of his brilliant novel, Ender’s Game, the author Orson Scott Card develops the idea of a Speaker for the Dead.
“When their loved ones died, a believer would arise beside the grave to be the Speaker for the Dead, and say what the dead person would have said, but with full candor, [...]
My friend Sajeeb posted this video to his tumblr and I thought it was simply spectacular. It’s seems a bit incongruous to combine Taylor Swift with Coldplay but have a listen and see if you don’t agree.
Some things just ain’t right.
I tend to take music pretty seriously. I suppose that’s natural considering that my early music influences were grunge, metal and gangsta rap – Nirvana, Pearl Jam, REM, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns ‘n Roses, Snoop, Dre and Public Enemy, to name a few. Here was music that spoke to me, that either showed me [...]