"We're all too busy watching massacres on cable TV... oh yeah..."
No interpretation needed.
Or, more locally ...
"in the aquarium, you stroked a greasy ray, just at the end of day, way down in Monterey..."
I want to go to camping near/on the coast soon... some isolated place with no external stimuli but the sound of the sea, the smell of coastal pines, and the warmth of a bonfire. Hmm... kelp cam in a few more minutes.