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29 October 2007 @ 09:20 am
weekend update  
The New Pornographers show was very good. I pogo'ed all night, which seems to have brought back my ankle pain that was just about back to normal beforehand. Ah, well. Totally worth it. I can kind of see why Neko doesn't always tour with them. It's a shame to waste her talent just playing tambourine for most of the show. But I guess that's what happens when you have three (arguably four) lead singers in a band. Dan Bejar was funny, only coming out for the songs he was singing and leaving just as quickly without ever setting down his drink.

Saturday, we went to an awesome 70-themed Halloween party. I was pretty happy with my costume, which I ended up making almost entirely out of my own clothes.




Sadly there is no photographic evidence showing the awesomeness of my homemade bell bottoms.

Then sunday, we spent the day watching Degrassi, eating Chinese food and Halloween candy, and carving pumpkins with friends in the evening.

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Listening to: Teenage Fanclub - "Cells"
 
 
 
themacguffin on October 29th, 2007 02:42 pm (UTC)
awesome shot of the 3 of ya... I'd download your cd for free when you put it out
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: seonna hongassmonkeydiary on October 29th, 2007 02:56 pm (UTC)
Hahaha... thanks!
zantimisfit on October 29th, 2007 03:00 pm (UTC)
Hey! Not everyone in the 70s had afros! I remember....
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: red pow wowassmonkeydiary on October 29th, 2007 03:40 pm (UTC)
Everyone cool did. Well, except for Shaun Cassidy.
a foxy vixen, so illustriousgloriamunty on October 29th, 2007 03:04 pm (UTC)
Ha ha, awesome!
d_eggman69d_eggman69 on October 29th, 2007 04:30 pm (UTC)
Cool, the Jimi Hendrix Experience lives! That was the 60's though wasn't it?
Diary of an Ass Monkey: silly:  pulp submarineassmonkeydiary on October 29th, 2007 07:06 pm (UTC)
Yeah, sadly Jimi didn't get to see too much of the 70s.
Koubankouban on October 29th, 2007 04:49 pm (UTC)
The shades+afro+beard makes me think of Jeff Lynne :D
Diary of an Ass Monkey: silly: 70s meassmonkeydiary on October 29th, 2007 07:04 pm (UTC)
Nice... I like that. Just call me Mr. Blue Sky.
theballadofyoko on October 29th, 2007 05:45 pm (UTC)
Outta sight, man! I dig your wig.
Diary of an Ass Monkey: silly: 70s meassmonkeydiary on October 29th, 2007 07:05 pm (UTC)
It's fun having all that hair, but sooooo hot!
Professor Mortis: Timprofessormortis on October 29th, 2007 07:13 pm (UTC)
Cool costume. I miss 70s parties (I probably haven't been to one in something like 8 or 9 years but back in college and shortly after I ended up at so many I had a more or less set outfit).
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: purple paisleyassmonkeydiary on October 29th, 2007 07:21 pm (UTC)
Yeah, ten years ago I remember being to get great 70s clothes at any thrift store, but now it's mostly 80s and 90s clothes.
Professor Mortis: Timprofessormortis on October 29th, 2007 07:23 pm (UTC)
We had some okay luck at times, but I must be misremembering the timing-probably more like between seven and eleven years ago. By the end it was getting tough to find anything good, but I had a store of stuff built up. I also raided my father's closet quite often for some truly astoundingly bad stuff.