Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Not so fast with those bricks...

Well, I guess it was too good to be true. Or, if not good, then too much of a sign of progress at the Glenn Danzig Haunted House. Remember the bricks I saw the guys loading off about a week and a half ago? While the guys and their pickup may have taken a few bricks, the big neatish pile is still in Glenn Danzig's front yard.

Why, oh why? Let's speculate.

1. Glenn still intends to build a patio one of these days.
2. Yes, the bricks will be ballast, but the ship hasn't been built yet. It's coming in. Soon.
3. If the bricks were gone, he'd miss them.
4. Too much change at one time is more than Glenn can handle.

Personally, I vote for #4. Ya know, you come from Jersey, you get used to things a certain way, even here in Sunny California, and then people (and who the hell are they?) want you to move your bricks. Sheesh!

Don't worry, Glenn. Los Feliz accepts you, your fine haunted house (the overgrowth is doing really well!) AND your bricks, wherever you choose to keep them.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It is a little known fact that bricks, very much like Hostess Ding Dongs... are hard on the outside (the chocolate coating), but soft and porous on the inside (the cake and the cream filling) If a brick spalls - if the outside literally ‘pops’ off as a result of moisture infiltrating the soft, interior material then expanding and contracting - well, that wall is a goner. The interior is so soft, the construction crumbles over time.

Maybe the bricks are meant to be a totem of your New Jersey neighbor... spiritually representing Danzig: tough on the exterior, soft on the inside.

I personally think he’s reaching out.