I first heard the song Julia Dream in high school as I was expanding my love of Pink Floyd. Though the band did not write my favorite song (that belongs to Led Zeppelin’s Kashmir), Pink Floyd is by far my favorite band. And while I do deeply enjoy Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall, their early music, from the late 1960s, with its sheer breadth and imagery, had me hooked from the beginning. Songs like ‘Atom Heart Mother’, ‘Interstellar Overdrive’, ‘One of These Days’, and ‘Echoes’ were tours de force for my creative mind.
It was an unfunny joke, it really was. But he started laughing. He couldn’t stop. The officer spoke again… even funnier. The laughs just kept coming. His breath was becoming scarce as the tears rolled down his cheeks. This time it was the detective, and it only added to the unexpected hilarity. His stomach muscles atrophied, and his body doubled over. Finally, his diaphragm released, and he drew a deep breath.