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826 benefit [Sep. 1st, 2006|11:39 pm]
Just me.

I went to the Dave Eggers/Stephin Merrit/Daniel Handler/Sarah Vowell benefit for the 826 writing center tonight. It was great, but one thing was especially great. There was a performer called Jonathan Coulton who I'd never heard of before and he sang a song that really made me laugh. Guffaw, even. Anyone who has ever attended a corporate meeting or seen Dawn of the Dead will like this. You will love it if you've ever done both at the same time.

go to:

and then look under "Thing a Week III" and play "Re: your brains". It's free to play it streaming, but you might throw him a buck if you like this song as much as I did.

[User Picture]From: bassfingers
2006-09-02 01:49 pm (UTC)
Coulton is a fun phenomena. I have friends who are far bigger fans than I am, but "I Feel Fantastic" and "Code Monkey" amuse me greatly.
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[User Picture]From: holyoutlaw
2006-09-02 06:22 pm (UTC)
I've read about him elsewhere on LJ. That was a pretty funny song. Yeah!
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