Philip K. Dick’s VALIS and The Man Who Fell to Earth and Duncan Jones

Just like we think Bowie knows something  these people think I know something. — Philip K. Dick, Exegesis (283) When David Bowie took charge of his young son Zowie/Joey/Duncan’s life in the late 1970’s during his Berlin years, his values and priorities were clear to his son. Reflecting on his “fairly unusual upbringing,” Duncan Jones […]

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[No Longer] Crashing in the Same Car

Crashing in the Same Car All accounts I have read suggest that David Robert Jones [Bowie] was a cherished if not planned child. Both his parents, however, had histories of child abandonment, either accidental or deliberate. His paternal grandfather died in WWI, and his grandmother soon afterwards. Bowie’s dad, Haywood Stenton Jones, was born in […]

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