the corner of bedlam and squalor

by gladly, beyond

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released February 24, 2015



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gladly, beyond Detroit, Michigan

jimmy geagan
josh pardon
josh ferrel

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Track Name: old man hands
11 dried mulato chiles
6 dried chihualces chiles
6 dried pasilla chiles
1 dried chipotle chile
1 corn tortilla
4 garlic cloves
2 cups vegetable oil
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/4 cup pecan halves
1/4 cup Spanish peanuts
1/4 cup unskinned almonds
10 cups chicken broth
2 1/4-inch-thick slices of white onion
1 pound green tomatoes, roughly chopped
4 ounces tomatillos, rinsed and roughly chopped
2 slices stale bread, toasted until very dark
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon mexican oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 ripe banana
1/2 cup finely chopped Mexican chocolate
2 or 3 avocado leaves
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 large chickens, quartered
Track Name: manitobans
in any process that is thermodynamically reversible, the entropy of a thermally isolated closed system is unchanged. in any process that is thermodynamically irreversible (that is, all natural processes), the entropy of a thermally isolated closed system increases.
Track Name: here is always somewhere else
Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows.
Track Name: hate radiator
A gentleman never discusses his family affairs either in public or with acquaintances, nor does he speak more than casually about his wife. A man is a cad who tells anyone, no matter who, what his wife told him in confidence, or describes what she looks like in her bedroom. To impart details of her beauty is scarcely better than to publish her blemishes; to do either is unspeakable.

No gentleman goes to a lady’s house if he is affected by alcohol. A gentleman seeing a young man who is not entirely himself in the presence of ladies, quietly induces the youth to depart. An older man addicted to the use of too much alcohol, need not be discussed, since he ceases to be asked to the houses of ladies.

A gentleman does not lose control of his temper. In fact, in his own self-control under difficult or dangerous circumstances, lies his chief ascendancy over others who impulsively betray every emotion which animates them. Exhibitions of anger, fear, hatred, embarrassment, ardor or hilarity, are all bad form in public. And bad form is merely an action which “jars” the sensibilities of others. A gentleman does not show a letter written by a lady, unless perhaps to a very intimate friend if the letter is entirely impersonal and written by some one who is equally the friend of the one to whom it is shown. But the occasions when the letter of a woman may be shown properly by a man are so few that it is safest to make it a rule never to mention a woman’s letter.
Track Name: chester
cauliflower and rhinoceros horns
Track Name: the pattern is full
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