but there’s a screen on my chest
Displayed in the Saint-Étienne church in France is the figure of René de Chalon, Prince of Orange. The prince died at the young age of 25 during the siege of Saint-Dizier in 1544.
Rather then memorialize him in the standard hero form, his wife requested (or René himself requested, or possibly both) that he be shown as “not a standard figure but a life-size skeleton with strips of dried skin flapping over a hollow carcass, whose right hand clutches at the empty rib cage while the left hand holds high his heart in a grand gesture.” (Source)
he fuck that goat
Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) at The Star & Garter, Manchester, April 2014.
On tour with The World Is…, borrowing some members as a backing band. They debuted some new songs, which sounded great.
In other news, this is one of my favorite Twitter happenings to date.