Thursday, August 21, 2008

not glad you belong to me...

Here’s the problem. I’m PC. Windows XP, which may or may not be the explanation, but whenever I unplug an external component from one of my USB ports (which I have to do every day), the computer responds with a musicalized version of a tool falling to the ground. That’s fine. What’s not fine is that note-wise, this sound is a quarter-note interval of a fifth (G down to C, for instance), reminding me EVERY SINGLE TIME I UNHOOK MY HARDDRIVE of the first two notes of “You’re My Best Girl” from MAME, which is not a musical I really know that well, or like all that much. Even worse, it puts me in mind of a late vintage Lucille Ball, singing, which is not a good thing. Or Rosalind Russell, for whom I never found a warm spot. Point is, I don’t want to have that song, or those women, looping in my head every g*dd*mned moment of every g*dd*mned day, but I do and it has to stop.

I guess what I’m saying is, I need to open my control panel.