Today is the Great American Eclipse.
(Because apparently every semi-major event needs an official name…. and logo too!)
It’s exactly as the prophet Roger Waters foretold in Floyd 73, Chapter 10, verse 6: “Everything under the sun is in tune, but the sun is eclipsed by the moon.”
The official ISO-certified Great American Eclipse viewing glasses are sold out. You can probably still get some counterfeit versions that’ll fry your retinas (not recommended), or you can make your own pinhole projector.
I think I’ll try to dig up my welding mask from when I failed shop class in high school. Damn you, Mr. Nicholls… damn you to hell!
You’ll also need some sort of safety eyewear to view this piece of dazzling brilliance from several years ago:
I really expected you to drop some Rush, CCR, Bill Withers, Manfred Mann, Police or Beatles titles!?
What about Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun”?