17 JUN 2013 by ideonexus

 Banks Knows What Caused His Cancer

As we walk to the door, Banks pulls one final, left-field surprise. "Do you know that I know what caused the cancer?" I think I pull a face like Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone. "Cosmic ray," he says. "I won't brook any contradiction; it was a high-energy particle. A star exploded hundreds or thousands of years ago and ever since there's been a cosmic ray – a bad-magic bullet with my name on it, to quote Ken – heading towards the moment where it hit one of my cells and mutated it. That's an...
Folksonomies: meaning chance scale
Folksonomies: meaning chance scale
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Claims it was a "cosmic ray." A poetic notion.