Sep 222010

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It is a matter of established public record that I’m a fan of both John Darnielle and wombats. So please forgive this non-musical divergence, but it has come to my attention (via my friend Ann’s twitter feed) that there exists a picture of John Darnielle holding an adorable wombat.

I am convinced that this picture could end war. Seriously. There’s John Darnielle, looking as if to say:

“Why, yes, I’m John Darnielle and this is my wombat. I have no time for you.”

And there’s the wombat looking like:

“‘Sup, bitches? I’m a chubby, adorable wombat.”

Net result? Perfection.

Okay, okay, if you insist on a musical connection, here’s the thinnest and most tenuous one possible. The Wombats, “Let’s Dance to Joy Division”:

Happy now? No? I refer you to the picture above.

Better? I thought so…