Tuesday, April 24, 2018

"Or help you at the automat"

The fascination with automation was a big part of the late 19th/early 20th century popular imagination.

And they ued to call all vending machines "slot machines."

There, you've learned two things today.


  1. This is the version you chose!? He doesn't even "sing" all the choruses. Carol Channing is turning over in her grave. Oh, wait. She's still alive. Make that Marilyn Monroe and Leo Robin.

    1. I'll admit it was an unconventional choice, but I thought it would be new to most of the people out there and besides, I've been really fond of this version ever since I came across the EP for "Trapdoor" in a cutout bin (anyone else out there old enough to remember those?).