Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan
Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan
Chris Ryan
562 - Alex Pappademas (Author: Quantum Criminals)
1 hour 31 minutes Posted May 11, 2023 at 10:52 am.
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Alex wrote a book called Quantum Criminals: Ramblers, Wild Gamblers, and Other Sole Survivors from the Songs of Steely Dan (beautifully illustrated by Joan LeMay). It’s a fantastic book about one of the most interesting bands of all time. They were a rock/pop/jazz band that wasn’t really a band, decided not to tour cause it was too much hassle, settled for nothing short of perfection, had no interest in fame, so cool they didn’t care a whit about being cool. I’m guessing Banksy is a fan of Steely Dan. Hope you dig the convo.

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