Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0001443, Sat, 16 Nov 1996 10:19:42 -0800

Re: Nabokov Notations in the News (fwd)
From: Alexander Justice <jahvah@empirenet.com>

The rock band Cracker has a reference to Lolita in their song "I ride my
bike" during a long sort of narrated part in the middle of the tune, where
the singer describes the object of his amour lying on a deck chair, "with
a pair of Mickey Mouse sunglasses... looking just like Lolita." The
songwriter, David Lowery, is a big fan of former VVN student Thomas
Pynchon (hope that's the right one -- my memory is almost the opposite of

Alexander Justice * jahvah@empirenet.com * Casa Miguel, California, USA

"This great world, which some still reckon to be but one example of
a whole genus, is the mirror into which we must look if we are to
behold ourselves from the proper standpoint." -- Montaigne