Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Ate a Penis-Cake on His Birthday
Tribute to 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' may very well curb your appetite
Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood celebrated his 42nd birthday with a penis-shaped cake served on a gold-framed mirror — a tribute to Curb Your Enthusiasm, as the accompanying tweet confirmed. “In homage to Larry, Jeff & Funkhauser,” he wrote. “An erotic birthday cake from Lucie and @huntingowls. Next, a curb marathon!” As Consequence of Sound points out, we were spared the speculation that this might have been some kind of twisted Miley Cyrus tribute.
— Jonny Greenwood (@JnnyG) November 8, 2013
The Master-scorer has stayed relatively clear of the spotlight while Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich have been spreading the Atoms for Peace gospel (which includes a large section on why Spotify is the devil’s work). That said, the arrival of this odd piece of pastry dovetails nicely with SPIN’s recent gallery of fifth graders drawing their interpretations of Radiohead’s often olbique music. Meanwhile, revisit the classic Curb material that inspired the phallic delight above: