August 23, 2004

His Master's Voice

His Master's Voice

His Master's Voice? My ass! More like His Master's Foot.

Whatever they were willing to buy at 31 Maiden Lane, the Edison Bell Company was right: "Dogs don't listen to phonographs."

All the evidence points to a dog's world, even the famous Nipper's world, populated by other sights, sounds and smells than whatever comes out of a phonograph or gramophone, black or golden horned.