August 22nd, 2002

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Don't laugh at the tiger, show him your diamond heart...

Gil Mantera's Party Dream is my favorite Columbus band ever. Oddly, they've never played Cleveland before, and they got a nice write-up about it:

http://www.clevescene.com/issues/2002-08-21/music2.html/1/index.html

Longtime readers of lemur68's LJ will smile knowingly at the part about Gil jumping on tables and knocking drinks on people.

Prediction: it will take 16 months, but by then GMPD will be as big as Andrew WK, except will be regarded as slightly less stupid.
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a new meme?

First off, I freely admit I stole this idea from avphibes and specifically, from
http://www.livejournal.com/poll/?id=55438 and that all copyrights etc belong to her.

That said, here are some things I believe, some more vehemently than others, but all of which I'm reasonably prepared to defend, which I don't think are commonly held ideas. Let's find out...


Poll #55476 Unpopular opinions

Of the following things I believe, which do you disagree with most?

NASA and the space program is a big waste of money.
16(50.0%)
Ben Stein is rather sexy.
5(15.6%)
Burt Bacharach's songs are better than 90% of the "hip" music I like.
1(3.1%)
Arranged marriages are not such a bad idea and might be preferable to the current American courtship model.
6(18.8%)
I agree with all of these statements equally! Clearly we are soulmates!
4(12.5%)

If you actually agree with any of these ideas, please indicate here:

NASA and the space program is a big waste of money.
1(4.5%)
Ben Stein is rather sexy.
3(13.6%)
Burt Bacharach's songs are better than 90% of the "hip" music I like.
4(18.2%)
Arranged marriages are not such a bad idea and might be preferable to the current American courtship model.
2(9.1%)