Review: Things The Grandchildren Should Know By Mark Oliver Everett

Well, I believe the matter would be easier if there weren’t so many Ted talks, or whatever their name is. To give you another example, without gathering. Without the melancholy broadcasts of television or radio. Those are the future fortune-tellers. It seems that all of them are professors of something. What about those who use the Photoshop slogans to make a book? Or something that looks like one? You understand me, people like this. Charlatans. They are all enslaved by many sinister ores, ennes and may also require a pill to get to sleep. They are light beings, having read Coelho. They do yoga, fall and get up a thousand more times. They have fixed ideas, much like Moses. Oder Adolf Hitler.

As I always say, this is just an opinion. Therefore, what I just said does not matter. It is important to remember that it does not matter what the shamans or liberals who try to harass us with their messages about life and success can say, nor what Mark Oliver Everett (leader of Eels, an American-based indie-rock band, played him in the 1990s) tells us in Things Grandchildren Should Be Knowledge. The friends of Blackie Books reissued this special book ten years later (fantastically). The first edition was a celebration of a unique reading experience that the friends of Blackie Books felt justified the existence if an entire publisher. There is nothing. (And happy anniversary!)

What difference does this make between Everett and (insert name of speaker/trolley here)?

This message is important because it makes a difference. This is the story of a man whose life experiences, most of which were tragic, have revealed, and even though he has achieved great success as a musician, and that abstract goal to happiness, that no matter what happens, life (or destiny, depending on who you ask) still has the upper hand. That is a lot of things to be thankful for, don’t ya think?

This simple voice, free from all the nonsense, kitsch, and appearances, and with which Everett shares his personal tragedy and the intricacies of music. He tells us that “come on, don’t come on me, we all know this is crazy, but what do you want to me to tell you, “. That simple message, and more when it comes down to the memories and life experiences of simple rock musicians, is more valuable than any clown made into a fashion or turned into a vital theory

People who knew Mark Oliver Everett, or E., were inspired by his story. It could inspire anyone on the planet. It was. This book is inspirational. It is inspiring because I believe Everett was clear about this. He also knew that there were no absolute truths or formulas to success or happiness.

These are the things E. tells us that grandchildren should know. Or at least some of the Things I would tell mine if they ever want to exist.

On second thought, the smartest and most coherent thing to do is to give them amazing music and a life book, and then stop fucking about. Imagine the scene, and I’m using quotation marks.

Is this life, grandfather Jota! You can go on, boy. That’s all there is to it. You don’t need anything more. Keep going until your legs are straight. Then, what? Sweetie, then nothing. Absolutely nothing.


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