Friday, October 08, 2004

cocktail muse

from trouser news to cocktail muse

It's time to praise (and occasionally curse) the muse of a million cocktail lounges, the genius who gave voice to the common man in the 20th century, Daisuke Inoue...

He helped invent karaoke, creating a tradition that, in 30 years, has become as universally known as pizza or disco...

And in a world of ever more customized entertainments--the home video or the home page--karaoke is a kind of fantasy chamber for the circumscribed

(via apothecary's drawer)

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