Satie's Gnossiennes Aren't Depressing

Sat Mar 3, 2007

Contrary to what Clancy just told me while shutting my door. They are chemical wedding happy. I would like to have a comprehensive listing of every film that’s used them or the Gymnopedies in the background. The Royal Tenenbaums comes immediately to mind. Here’s a partial list.

I’m reading, among other things, M. John Harrison’s Viriconium (with an introduction by Neil Gaiman in which he mentions buying a copy of the Codex Seraphinianus and refers to the panel I reproduced a while ago).