“There’s only one ‘I’ in ‘narcissism’” - yer man
Tim Darling – In the court-culture of jokes, a top banana

My life has recently been divided between
  • appearing in the New York Times (crossword puzzle, Mon 12/14/2009)
  • being the 7,137th most popular site on the web

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November, 2014: “Last Goodbye” (Jeff Buckley) Alternate Tuning Guitar Tab
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Europe (2002)
Chile (2003)
Nashville (2002)
Vaco (2003)
Southeast USA (2001)

“Only the night before my decision to live loving, I had been degraded, insulted, and made mournful by this dream:... The speedboat, if it had been a ‘long’ one could have dived right under the flotilla’d crowd and come up on the other side and completed its time but because of a faulty short design the racer (Mr. Darling) complains that that was the reason his boat just ducked under the crowd and got stuck there and couldn’t go on...” - Jack Kerouac, Desolation Angels

“Drop by drop and Darling... was going to stand over you with a camera and take photographs of the whole thing... That would be his revenge!” - William Bayer, Blind Side

“‘Why, you’d play Mr. Darling in Peter Pan shut up in a dog kennel if the check was large enough.’” - Graham Greene, Dr Fischer of Geneva or the Bomb Party

Candy Darling, slim, blond, and a man, sits down at the Wymans’ table and asks Stephen, ‘Would you like to dance with me?’ and all of a sudden, Stephen knows his father hasn’t lied. ‘No,’ he says, ‘oh no.’” - Robert Greenfield, A Journey Through America with the Rolling Stones

“It was I who made her a better person. I molded her. Greer Childs was the sculptor. Nola Darling was but a mere lump of clay.” - Spike Lee, She’s Gotta Have It

“The way Mr. Darling won her was this: the many gentlemen who had been boys when she was a girl discovered simultaneously that they loved her, and they all ran to her house to propose to her except Mr. Darling, who took a cab and nipped in first, and so he got her.” - James M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“So to say ‘I am Sophia Darling, that is all’ was, in this time and place, this homemaker era, to admit she was nobody.” - Whitney Otto, How to Make an American Quilt

“But it was because he liked Patty Darling, Timberg's sister, that he put up the money for the act. I sang, Harpo played the harp, Chico the piano and we had a kind of love story running through the act.” - Groucho Marx, The Marx Bros. Scrapbook, pg 40.

“It takes a special ineptitude to cheapen a principle without getting anything much in return. But this week... Alistair Darling, Britain’s hapless chancellor of the exchequer, showed he is equal to the task.” - The Economist, March 15, 2008

“Well I got some beer and the highway’s free / And I got you and baby you got me / Hey hey hey, what’ll you say, Sherry Darling?” - Bruce Springsteen, ‘Sherry Darling’ (from The River)