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Music: Music Review: Jack White: Blunderbuss

The most weirdly memorable part of the New York Times’ recent profile of Jack White occurs near the end, when White describes a dream he supposedly had the night before that acts as an almost too-perfect metaphor for his complicated engagement with women. The particulars of the dream are typical Jack White stuff—kids in newsboy caps, corpses, imagery that’s both gothic and inspired by bad ’50s sci-fi—but in the broad strokes, it conjures the strikingly familiar mix of awe, fear, lust, and resentment swirling around in the subconscious of many straight guys vis a vis the opposite.
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