I tried using Eno as a reference to some students in a university class
I was teaching earlier this year and it also fell flat.
In fact, for freshman college students these days, I find that cultural
references to things which have been made into Disney movies are the
only safe territory.
>> The toilet scene in Trainspotting is another example, and Mystery
> Science Theatre 3000 once had an Eno reference :)
> Eno´s sure been used in movies and TV documentaries plenty enough - I
> mean, the guy put out a slew of "music for films", perfect bite sizes for
> televisuals, and said "come and get it", didn´t he?
> And for those who haven´t seen it before, there´s this wonderfully wonky
> cartoon strip:
> http://www.nervenet.info/_graphs/tomhart/tom_hart.html >
> (In my imagination, "Sombre Reptiles" is playing in the background when I
> read it...)