Hey! It’s been a few days, hasn’t it? Well, you haven’t missed all that much. Me and the Missus have been relaxing for the last 5 days, and we’re looking forward to enjoying our 3-day weekend. On Saturday, we head back to New Glarus to indulge ourselves in all things Swiss. On Sunday, we head up to Green Bay to spend more quality time with Ben & Sherry. On Monday, we will no doubt be watching some parade coast down Main Street. I almost can’t wait, and you’ll get a full review and photos once the unbearable excitement finally quiets down.
Did you vote for Bo? You didn’t? Well, screw you. Let the terrorists win, see if I care. One of the best decisions I’ve ever made was to shut down Boycott Unity for good, and focus more of my time on reality shows and girlie drinks. I traded my books and research for an IPod and a Game Boy Advance, and it has made all the difference. Once you join the quiet ranks of the status quo, nobody’s telling you to shut up anymore. My brain is placid now, silently nursing the spinal fluid from the back of my neck. Soon I won’t feel a thing. By the time the US invades Iran, I won’t even realize that Jeb Bush was elected President.
Moving on to much more important things, I have a copy of The Adventures of Pete & Pete: Season One reserved for me at the local Best Buy. You have no idea how long I’ve waited for this groundbreaking show to be officially released, and if you’re not familiar with it, you should. If you like Arrested Development, Freaks & Geeks, Angus, The Wonder Years and all things indie rock in the early 1990’s, this show is vital to your existence. Still one of the greatest television shows of all time in my humble, television-loving opinion.
Secondly, I received this wonderful piece of Spam in my inbox some time ago. It’s fantastic, and I wanted to share it with you. I haven’t omitted or added anything to it. Enjoy!
Subject: Where did Ryan go?
In the middle of the night, I was walking by the sea, and baby baluga jumped out from amongst the bushes. SO one day Mr. Gregor exclaimed “Why do skater normals have no preppy either?!?!?!” So I wanted to watched. or Maybe if I wanted to watch it then I had a dream that countless historian lost their credit but i dont Remember what it was. I don’t like you but can I have your autograph. No one wants your autograph so I started to cry in the pizza shop. Where did Ryan go? He must have moved to Ohio.
Remember, someone had to have typed that. I’m going to write a song based on that story someday, you can bet your ass.
Finally this evening, I have yet another idea to promote visitor participation with me. In the past, these ideas have really hit the ground hard. I tried the cartoon thing, nobody liked it. I wanted people to submit ideas to Boycott Unity, people didn’t follow me over. Even the eyeball thing was like pulling teeth. So why do I continue to try to get you to play along with me? Beats me, maybe I like failure. Nevertheless, I have another idea to try to fill up my inbox.
Stealing an already existing idea from the fine people at Tiny Mix Tapes, I am offering my services as a Human Mixtape Generator!
The idea is simple. You e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) an idea for a mixtape (or just post a comment). You give me the subject, the idea, the setting, whatever you want, and I’ll shape a mixtape around it. I won’t actually make the tape, I’ll just post the track listing as a suggestion. If your looking for examples, go here. It’ll be fun, I promise. In honor of our pal Andrew getting his car broken into and his CD’s stolen, this first mixtape is dedicated to him, free of charge.
“Mixtape for having your car broken into, and all your CD’s stolen.”
#1 – “I am Downright Amazed at What I Can Destroy With Just a Hammer” By: Atom & His Package
#2 – “In the Backseat” By: The Arcade Fire
#3 – “Five State Drive” By: Less Than Jake
#4 – “Nothin” By: ALL
#5 – “Sick and Sad” By: Catch-22
#6 – “Boys Don’t Cry” By: The Cure
#7 – “Title and Registration” By: Death Cab For Cutie
#8 – “What Happened to My Radio?” By: Buck-O-Nine
#9 – “Long Line Of Cars” By: Cake
#10 – “Blue Comb ’78” By: Five Iron Frenzy
#11 – “Someday Driver” By: The Gadjits
#12 – “Take Our Cars Now!” By: Saves The Day
#13 – “Radio Radio” By: Elvis Costello
#14 – “My Car Makes Me Sin” By: Silage
There you go, hopefully more will be on the way. Have a good one.