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  • That's a quote from poet Kenneth Patchen, probably best known for its use in Saint Etienne's "Summerisle".

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  • He sees the men and woman of Summerisle as monstrous heathens; we view them a little less judgmentally at least initially.

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  • Sergeant Neil Howie is sent an anonymous letter recommending that he investigate the disappearance of a young girl, Rowan Morrison, on the remote Hebridean island of Summerisle.

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  • Kern's mansion, Bolerium, looms over Kamensic, NY, "the sacred grove," which is a cross between Summerisle from Wicker Man and a 1970s O.C. inhabited primarily by actors and theater people and their ilk.

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  • And thirdly: as much as I have come to like Mediæval Bæbes, I had the Summerisle Maypole chant going through my head so much today it wasn't really funny.

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  • Summerisle tells Howie that the Island is the natural conclusion of the world if the truth that God is dead is accepted, that is not neccessarily true but what is true is that it is one vision of the post-Christian world.

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  • Almost immediately, Sgt. Howie finds himself at odds with the locals, who initially refuse him access to Summerisle, a rather isolated Scottish island, as it is private property.

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  • But Summerisle proclaims Jesus dead, and the old gods still living.

    In One Ear...

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