So I finished Infinite Jest a few months ago, and as soon as I did, I came across the lovely video for The Decemberists' Calamity Song. Admittedly, I was a bit more drawn to the whole Eshaton thing than the song at first, but it's really started to grow on me, and I've been mumbling through the lyrics I can't remember for the better part of a week now.

The King is Dead wasn't exactly The Decemberists' strongest outing, but this song is great and the Infinite Jest context is just amazing. If you're interested in some more details on the video, the guys at io9 have some info on that. In the meantime, enjoy some music and a tennis match, of sorts.


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