contemporary sublime


in this video of a John Maus interview, the way he talks almost reminds me of myself making an obssessive monologue to a friend or someone about concepts I find fascinating but they don’t care about and they probably don’t understand what I’m saying, and yet I don’t care and still keep going.

“ know what I’m saying, right?”

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