I Love You, David Bowie

David Bowie Is  opened in Chicago this past week, and I will be visiting the exhibit on Friday.  Needless to say I’m excited.  Really fucking excited.  Even after skimming this review, I know that it will be awesome.  At least it better be.  Not only do I have to battle traffic in Chicago, but I will also have to pay for parking, attend the exhibit with numerous other annoying people, etc. etc.

First of all, can we talk about how in that review that I referenced earlier, there is someone in attendance who DOESN’T EVEN KNOW WHO DAVID BOWIE IS?!!  Umm, are you 5 years old or something?  Are you Vincent Adultman from Bojack Horseman?  Go away.  If there is anyone like that at the exhibit when I attend on Friday, I will flip shit.  (I will actually probably just complain to my boyfriend the whole time, who will tell me to calm down and mind my own business because I don’t know anything about Bowie either.  Whatevz.)

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I am not in any way claiming to be a Bowie expert; rather, I am an avid fan.  Scratch that, an avid fair weather fan (bonus points to me for incorporating a sports phrase!).  I know (most of) his hits and I’ve read one biography, so I have a pretty good grasp on Bowie.  But, I mean, I didn’t see The Labyrinth until a few months ago.  However, like that dude says in his blog post, people tend to “describe David Bowie with respect to [themselves].”  I am not an exception to this rule, and I aspire to be an all-knowing Bowie babe someday.  Until then, I’ll make lists of my top-5 Bowie tracks for the time being.

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