Ilan Moskowitz was a night janitor at the Exploratorium children's science museum, constructing this project in the twilight beer-drunk hours following bouts of industrial mopping. He would keep a different headphone in each ear, one hooked into a book on tape, one hooked into an iPod with a bunch of New Wave music.
Down in the Cockpit by XTC & Candide by Voltaire
Gates of the West by The Clash & Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
I'm Walkin' by Fats Domino, Long Time Jerk by The Clash & God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian by Kurt Vonnegut
Time Out For Fun (EZ Listening version) by Devo & The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Neat Neat Neat by the Damned and The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
Flash by Queen & The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (ft. Charles Bukowski)
Someone's Looking At You by the Boomtown Rats & clips from the album Hostage by Charles Bukowski