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Smashing Pumpkins meet the Old Testament

We had out lesson on Hosea last week and it sounds like a number of people had that lesson today.

Ardis shares her lecture notes with us on Keepa.

All this talk of Gomer and whoredoms reminded me of a Smashing Pumpkins that was released shortly after my mission.

So, will we always be His whore?

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Comments

  1. That is my favorite music video of all time. Thanks for posting it.

  2. That for commenting…I think it may have scared a lot of people away.

  3. You didn’t really scare me away, Chris — it’s just that the music of you young’uns these days is incomprehensible to your elders and eldresses.

  4. The song came out in 1998. That is old. 🙂

    I wasn’t thinking of you by the way.

  5. Let me rephrase that: I wasn’t thinking that I had scared Ardis away, I just realized as I watched it that I likely scared some others away. Ardis is scared of nothing.

  6. I’ve never heard it before…

  7. I happen to be a fan of music videos, and this one is by far my favorite. I also see that you posted the un-edited version. In ’98, MTV declined to show the original video, opting to blur out the racy scene with the people in beds.

    I love that middle section where the camera pans across the set and shows the tracks in the middle. That part kills me, I love it. Apparently Billy had to fight to keep that in the video. The director thought it killed the illusion.

  8. I did not have MTV when the song was new. It was banned at Ricks.

    However, one of my roommates got the CD write away. It hit a chord with us because we had the tradition of referring to each other as whores.

    Thanks for some of the background. I would never show an edited version. Billy’s version must be true.

  9. I was also introduced to the Pumpkins at BYU-Idaho, though it was around 2002 when the name had been changed. There were some important locals there who opened my eyes to some great music.

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