November 14, 2007

Jump magic jump, Magic dance, magic dance

I watched El Labyrinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth) last night, which made me think of other favorite labyrinths of my past.

The question came to mind: which is scarier?


Magic Dance – David Bowie
As The World Falls Down – David Bowie

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  • To make this an even comparison, I think you also need to circle the sagging man-breasts of the creature from Pan’s Labrynth. Otherwise, we’re begging the question, eh?

    boyhowdy — November 14, 2007 @ 9:53 am

  • gotta go with the original Labyrinth. I mean, muppets jumping around in fart-bogs, and David Bowie vamping it up for 90 minutes… I’ve taken some strong acid in my day, but damn!

    marc — November 14, 2007 @ 10:19 am

  • I gotta give it to you.. no one could make me have an even more disturbing picture of Bowie in my head but you!

    btw.. great movie! (the spanish one :P) though it wasn’t what I expected.. I was expecting an even more fantasized world! but it had some great performances!

    Hugo — November 14, 2007 @ 10:21 am

  • I loved Pan’s Labyrinth, absolutely brilliant movie, extremely well done.

    The soundtrack is fantastic too.

    Andrew — November 14, 2007 @ 10:24 am

  • David Bowie in his tight tight leggings and cropped jacket sparked the first hint of naughty feelings in my little 8 year old heart. It would be at least another 8 years before I really understood what to do with them.

    Anonymous — November 14, 2007 @ 11:16 am

  • Oh schnickeys, you made me laugh so hard with those pictures!! Nice. :)

    Kristi — November 14, 2007 @ 12:07 pm

  • ha! no joke, i was seriously watching Labyrinth last night. Brit wanted to show it to Tristan (who obviously could care less).

    it’s her favorite movie. i’m more of a Neverending Story guy.

    Kyle Meredith — November 14, 2007 @ 1:45 pm

  • re: lower picture: that’s rotten!

    Pan’s Labyrinth is excellent though. that creature in the top picture reminds me of some character from a Tool video

    Anonymous — November 14, 2007 @ 2:16 pm

  • Do you have a secret store of these pictures! They appear to be a feature of your labryinthine web…

    Pan’s Labryinth is dark but equally brilliant,too.

    russell — November 14, 2007 @ 2:20 pm

  • fk, the real gem of this post is the Magic Dance mp3 – come ON, guys!

    Katharine — November 14, 2007 @ 4:27 pm

  • thanks Katharine for saying that, I agree. My husband looked at me last night in what can only be described as thinly veiled repulsed horror when I sang all the lyrics to Magic Dance (“Slap that baby! Make him peeee!”). Didn’t they play that over the closing credits? I remember LOVING that song as a kid.


    heather — November 14, 2007 @ 4:30 pm

  • My 4 y.o’s have taken to drawing their stick figure people with appendages like that thing on Mr. Bowie.

    I recently let them watch Labyrinth.


    I think not.

    Mike Shadow — November 14, 2007 @ 4:30 pm

  • david bowie sporting a style that my teenage daughter would call scene.

    but, that bulge. yeah. i’m thinking scariest of the two.

    i loved both films. and those songs.

    thank you.

    lucy — November 14, 2007 @ 5:09 pm

  • Don’t point that at me David….what would Iggy think?

    SINEDDIE — November 14, 2007 @ 6:28 pm

  • bowie

    Satisfied '75 — November 14, 2007 @ 9:53 pm

  • Ahahha… nice one! If you’re not too busy, check me out at

    atg0000 — November 15, 2007 @ 8:17 am

  • *dies laughing*

    “Nothing? Nothing? Nothing, tra la la?”

    zara hemla — November 17, 2007 @ 5:07 pm

  • defo bowie.. the spandex pants scared me ever since i first them 15 years ago.. still gives me the chill.

    Anonymous — November 21, 2007 @ 4:37 pm

  • You post those two without “Underground” to round out the set? Blasphemy! Just kidding, but those are relative rarities and it’s frustrating to not get the whole set (I skipped “Chilly Down” because he doesn’t sound like himself on it).

    Anonymous — November 30, 2007 @ 11:06 pm

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