As reported last night, Q and I went to see They Might Be Giants at the
We took the Metro to get there, and fortified ourselves with two different kinds of vodka. When we got to the club, there was already a significant line of people waiting to be let in to the sold-out show. Q immediately got in line while I went up to the windows to pick up our tickets. Picking up tickets at the
Employing a complete lack of consideration for anyone but ourselves, we got through the crowd and right up to the stage. Being as loud and enthusiastic as we were, we couldn't help but to be noticed. The first set was the album Flood in its entirety; and then, after a twenty-minute break, they came back for a second set which contained songs from a number of their other albums (and a couple from their upcoming album). After singing "Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas)," they explained that the song was a cover of an old song (
We took those pictures during the encores, since we figured we wouldn't miss much at that point if we got caught and thrown out. They said that they were going to be performing another album, Apollo 18, in its entirety at a gig in New York tonight; they played tracks seventeen through thirty-six as part of the first encore.
It was almost 11:50 PM when we finally got out of there. Fortunately, we managed to catch one of the last Metro green line trains on our way back. And we didn't leave without a couple of ( Collapse )
It's been a while since I've done any interesting vodka experimentation, so Thursday I mixed together equal parts coconut rum and chocolate vodka and then dissolved in some caramels. Left it in the freezer for a while, then took it out for a taste yesterday. Smooth, sweet, and strong. So far, I'm just had a few small, tasty sips of it.