Don’t Believe Your (Lyin’) Eyes
These days, seeing is believing, unfortunately.
Like all right-thinking people, I love Marvin Gaye’s rendition of I Heard it Through the Grapevine — ironic though it may be that a privacy lawyer would enjoy a song about unauthorized release of sensitive personal data. You’re probably hearing it in your head right now, the bassline kicking in and maybe thinking about times you’ve belted it out in the car when you were alone. One line always stuck with me, though, as a little strange, and I have always wondered where it came from: