this page generated 17.12.17 15:20 CST
|Fri 15:00||This week has been a sore throat blur and I've been really bad about getting things together but no matter what happens, I WILL be in Modesto Tuesday through NEXT Tuesday. I also have it on good authority that my brother and his wife will be visiting the California Republic around the same days. No word yet on their dogs. 🐻🎄|
|Wed 13:07||If I'd known then what I knew now, I would have just gone to Schmelz, paid for the rim (and new tire) IMMEDIATELY and saved myself a few more other stories I'm sure I'll be rereading soon. (UPDATE: I still haven't eaten the chocolate-covered cherries.)|
|Tue 15:36||Hey remember 20 year old Barq's ads?|
"I can see! I can see!"
"No - but it got dem bite to it tho!"
|Mon 23:20||I think I've said this every year since the separation but it's way less fun being a giant baby about being sick when there's no audience|
|Mon 00:50||Wellllllllll....I was in ONE of them|
|10.12 15:17||Nearly a year on, Andrew Ridgeley finally goes in depth about George Michael. Christmas #1s are pretty lame since singing competitions determined them but I'll root for Wham! to finally hit #1 this year (Daily Mail)|
|9.12 17:42||Video - Me: Why DON'T I have a turntable in the kitchen?|
Me, later, with everything in the kitchen covered in a fine layer of flour and/or flour paste: Oh, right
|7.12 16:13||"I'm going to be just fine." - Al Franken|
|7.12 14:26||Oh, OK, it's a website. Take that, Mason! Also, my entire Spotify year was apparently devoted to Allison and Krista which is ... probably not very surprising - even more embarrassing screen grabs in the comments|
|7.12 12:25||Wow, that's....kind of depressing? Also, Facebook is really digging deep today...|
|6.12 23:48||WOLVES WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!|
|6.12 23:00||Not bad, FB (Facebook's Year in Review 2017)|
|6.12 12:07||Happy 100th, Finland! This may be the most sisu vinyl I own.|
|5.12 23:30||Johnny Hallyday sold a hundred million albums and I'm pretty sure I own zero of them. RIP French Elvis|
|5.12 18:51||Answering a Question|
|5.12 14:02||THE SPOTIFY YEAR IN REVIEW PLAYLISTS ARE HERE you will not like mine so much probably but I've made it Public anyway because clearly I have very little shame|
|2.12 18:38||2001's version of 1988 (Corporation of One vs. Jakatta - Real Life)|
|2.12 17:42||I mulched the leaves!|
Well, most of the leaves.
Well, enough of the leaves.
It can snow now.
|2.12 17:32||I enjoy The Drug Budget and this post. NO DISQUALIFICATION|
|1.12 15:14||Oh shit son (5 photos with Adri Mehra)|
|1.12 14:19||Shirtless metal gods play amongst racks of big black discs AND it's over in time for you to still hoof it to the midnight anime - who are you to pass by?|
|1.12 10:17||I'm such a sucker for sharing these things|
|29.11 21:12||WOLVES WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!|
|29.11 15:13||Thanks again to Erin for providing us with material! (CRZ and Jan eat Salted Caramel Oreo Thins)|
|29.11 09:23||YESSSSSSSS The Soft Moon at Turf Club April 2!|
|27.11 22:57||Better late than ever (@ Grumpy's for Moonsault Monday)|
|27.11 17:01||ATTENTION, CALIFORNIA FRIENDS: Looking like I'll be "home" for the holiday. Details to come|
|26.11 23:21||More fallout from the A Perfect Circle show: It called to mind THIS song, but I couldn't remember anything except RIFFS and you can't Google a riff (or you probably can and I don't know how). I eventually remembered like three words of lyrics and amazingly found it. I probably could have just listened to all the Tool albums (which I clearly never did in the '90s) but honestly I didn't even remember with certainty that it was Tool. This probably says a lot about my musical tastes (cf. The KZiM Archives) back then - Tool definitely warn't very "techno." But hey I only slept on it for, what, 14 years (EDIT: 24 years. Shit) (YouTube: Tool - Sober)|
|26.11 14:51||Two games in a row on the big screen... Regular cameraman must have the game off but nice to know this hat works on ALL cameramen|
|25.11 23:16||Video - Ohhh NOW I get it|
|25.11 19:31||Wow, there's a "strictly prohibited" sign literally every two feet. Who knew these guys were such fascists? Stay tuned for my Instagrams!|
|24.11 14:58||OK, I also can't believe it's me asking this question, but...is anyone interested in going to the A Perfect Circle show at the X tomorrow with me? Cheapest tickets are $37, but through the magic of TicketMaster it becomes a $61.16 ticket, so HELL no. I'm assuming I could just show up and buy something at the box office to get in while avoiding all the fees. (There appear to be many $37 tickets still for sale.)|
Afterward, we could hit Brit's Pub for the Pop-up Transmission if we found we needed to return to the 1980s ;-)
(Alternately, if you suddenly find you have a +1 you need filled, we could haggle)
|23.11 14:41||Ah, how appropriate this Thanksgiving. Thanks mate for changing my life in countless ways I'm still figuring out...|
|22.11 22:12||I'm here! (but you should still come anyway) (Transmission: Heat Wave)|
I'm sure I'd been there before, primarily from following Arzu there for Christmas Staraoke. I didn't join Foursquare until 2009, and the first Foursquare check-in to the Triple Rock Social Club I have logged was from July 15, 2011, when Kim and I teamed up with Ellie, Arzu and Dave for a trivia contest. (We didn't win because we shouted down one of Dave's correct answers.)
My next three check-ins were for the short-lived run of Sunday night Staraoke in the old bar.
My fifth check-in was for Nightosaur's second album "Spaceaxers" release - we played Blingo in the old bar, missing Red Desert and STNNNG but catching Gospel Gossip and (of course) Nightosaur. I posted my band pics to Twitpic back then.
I'm not sure if I really stopped going out until my separation but the next check-in I found was the night Kim broke up with me, by total coincidence. It couldn't have been more timely, a lifesaving NOTHER Nightosaur show, this time a free gig brought to us by Newcastle and featuring METZ.
Now I can use my archived lifestream to rattle off the shows (although I'm sure I'm missing a few):
The Triple Rock was 1.9 to 2.1 miles from my house, depending on which way I walked and how many Pokemon I chased. When I needed an excuse to get some exercise, usually there was a show, more often than not featuring bands with friends in them, or bands featuring crushes I had/have. And I could usually score a chair so that I'd be well rested for the walk/stagger home.
It's sad that this place is going just when I felt I was getting used to it.
(circa the night of Flag Day: June 14th, 2012)
|21.11 17:05||Video - Here, dears - share and enjoy:|
|21.11 15:00||Still true|