It would still be another two years before Edwin used "playing my records" as a
euphemism for "playing with myself to classical music" but as often as his mother
would come to his door demanding to know what he was doing in there, he figured he'd
better get that innocent cover story set up as soon as possible so she'd stop asking.
actually I think that's a 3" reel-to-reel player, now that I look at it... same difference