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

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

“How I have surprised them! All b-boatmen are Grace Darlings to me.” - Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited

“This was the final straw. They removed the lids from their paint cans and covered him in blue and white emulsion paint. Even Olivia Darling did not escape a little decorating. The band then trashed Birch’s office, covering everything with paint.” - Nigel Cawthorne, The Making of The Stone Roses

“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)