The Saturday Knights have graced the pages of a national glossy, once again!
This time it's the mensa-level rhyme slinger Barfly who's asked in this month's Esquire what gives him hope. He's in good company- the magazine also recruited messages of hope from the likes of Amy Sedaris (“What keeps me going? The feeling I got back in elementary school when Miss Parker had us plant seeds in the bottom of our Dixie cups and then days later we saw grass.”), John Roderick (“The Constitution of the United States."), a homeless man ("The National Rifle Association gives me hope. Peace comes out of the barrel of a gun and whoever has the most bullets wins." ) and many more. Here's what Mr. Fly had to say:
“I actually have a tattoo on my left forearm of a cocktail bomb wrapped in a banner with the word ‘hope’ in it. Trying to articulate what that tattoo means usually just makes me sound nuts so I always leave it open to interpretation. What keeps me going is a desperate fear I might miss out on something amazing if I don't keep on truckin'. I mean, the Red Sox won a World Series. What's next? ‘Ghost riding the whip’ in the Olympics? Free wi-fi in Bakersfield? Oh yeah, and 2012. I want to see if the shit really hits the fan when the Mayan calendar expires in 2012. ” -- Barfly, singer, Saturday Knights
Wow- it's enough to talk anyone down from the ledge. Another reason to stay in the game (for a couple more weeks at least)? Barfly's recipe for Spaghetto, appearing in Sound Bite. Just wait.