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“My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.”  – Robert Frost

“I don’t consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.” – Leonard Cohen

“If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is ‘God is crying.’ And if he asks why God is crying, another cute thing to tell him is ‘Probably because of something you did.’” – Jack Handey

Garbage – “I’m Only Happy When It Rains”

The Jesus and Mary Chain – “Happy When It Rains”

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Last week the Police completely ignored the restraining order, as “Every Breath You Take” terrorized “Two Steps Behind” to the tune of 77% of the vote (our second-most lopsided victory ever).   Next week, we celebrate the fact that I’m almost done painting the goddamned bathroom with a pair of songs about Turning Things into a More Intense Shade of The Thing that They Already Are.