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My Beer’s Too Warm, Woman Too Cold

Tom Waits drinking beer

“warm beer and cold women, I just don’t fit in

every joint I stumbled into tonight

that’s just how it’s been”

– Tom Waits, Warm Beer and Cold Women, Nighthawks at the Diner

One beer quote in particular is always attributed to Tom Waits:

“I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.”

I like the first one better for two reasons: 1) Mr. Waits did not come up with the second quote, Dorothy Parket did (I think): and 2) I can relate more to the first quote. But maybe that’s just because my refrigerator is about to shit the bed and my girl is always pissed off at me lately.


Image via BrokenPianoForPresident.com

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