24 Apr 2001 Wheat   » (Journeyer)

Saint Germain

What a wild concert. Matt and I waited in line for 110 minutes for 110 minutes of music. Jellybean and Shoeshine had free tickets and just showed up and went in. The band had a big presence, there was eight or nine or maybe ten guys - a whole lot. The music was pure free flowing jazz reggae paradise. They had the crowd flowing, moving, jumping, clapping and cheering - which is pretty good for a Vancouver crowd.

They seem to have almost no net presence. A google search on saint germain brings up information on some saints and some soccer teams, but no band. They were apparently very strict about no photos or recording devices during the gig, which seemed kind of lame.

Men Who Make The Music

From Videomatica I rented "Devo: The Men Who Make The Music", their first video collection. It's interesting how they've spliced together scenes just for the video, along with live stuff and regular videos. It's pretty hardcore oddball stuff. It's good. "You're dying under daddy's cap, smeghead."

I also got Programming Python, which is like 200 pages more than Programming Perl. It's a wordy mother, looks like it could use some editing, but if you dig through it looks like there lots of good python joy in there.

Freddy Got Fingered is fscking funny. Tom Green is genius and hilarious. The movie lacked any decent plot, but there was plenty of oddball, strangeness. "Backwards man! Backwards man! I can walk backwards fast as you can!" "Daddy would you like some sausage." Just weird, yes, yes,

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