Jello Biafra Quote
“Buy my soda! said the Moose Diarrhea Salesman. And we did. We all did. But when we got it home and opened up the package, it was not what they said it was. And rather than chucking it all and searching for something better, we're content with looking for another Moose Diarrhea Salesman.”
Eric Meets the Moose Diarrhea Salesman, Beyond the Valley of the Gift Police, in an allegory on the current state of politics.
“I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after.”
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird - Harmonium (1923)
“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control, and at times hard to handle, but if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
“Punning is an art of harmonious jingling upon words, which, passing in at the ears, excites a titillary motion in those parts; and this, being conveyed by the animal spirits into the muscles of the face, raises the cockles of the heart.”
The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D. D. Arranged by Thomas Sheridan (J. Johnson, 1803), p. 125, "The Art of Punning"
“A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.”
Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches (1963 edition), Transaction Publishers - ISBN: 9781412822220
Born: June 17, 1958 (age 60)
Occupation: Musician, speaker
Bio: Jello Biafra is an American musician and spoken word artist. Biafra first gained attention as the lead singer and songwriter for San Francisco punk rock band Dead Kennedys. After he left the band, he took over the influential independent record label Alternative Tentacles, which he had co-founded in 1979 with Dead Kennedys bandmate East Bay Ray.