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11:17 am - Jeans Day one-offs
All right. So. offBeat Acappella will be singing at Steep and Brew on State Street tonight at 8:15 PM. Come see us.

Second: Brian Wild's new play, 667: The Number of the Neighbor of the Beast opens at Broom Street Theater this Friday, and runs at 8:00 PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights between now and October 30th. Tickets are $7 and you can read about the play here. I really like Brian's shows and his last one, Flowers for Dubya, garnered good reviews from my friends. Anyway, who wants to go see 667 with me? Let me know.

And now, the aforementioned Jeans Day e-mails.

I usually send out two e-mails to announce a jeans day; one on the preceding Friday, and another the day before. The last two times, however, I only found out about the jeans day two days before the actual date, so more than one message would have been overkill. Anyway, here they are:


Director's commentary: I threw this one together in a hurry because I'd just gotten back from vacation and was swamped with work. I didn't remember to make stickers until the wee-hours of Thursday morning, so I called a coworker who comes in earlier than I do. Our voicemail system doesn't give you the option to rerecord or cancel the message you've just bungled, so I'm sure she played my clumsy and incoherent message for everybody in her department. We did get stickers, though.




Director's commentary: Also a quick and dirty job, but it doesn't show (at least, I don't think it does). You'll have to pardon my lame and insular sense of humor, but out of all the jeans day e-mails I've ever sent out, this is definitely one of my top three favorites. Originally the goat wanted to free "Ms. Day," but that was deemed confusing by other members of the committee. At the time I was annoyed, but in retrospect if it helps people get the joke, it's a good change. I don't know how many people got the Pink Floyd reference, but it works either way.
Current Mood: giddyNot too bad.
Current Music: Lars Bannen -- The Lies I Tell

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From:angelic667
Date:September 20th, 2005 05:04 pm (UTC)
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Hahahahahaha. Tophats = humor.
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From:nocturne152
Date:September 20th, 2005 08:32 pm (UTC)
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So you laugh at me?
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From:angelic667
Date:September 20th, 2005 08:39 pm (UTC)
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I'm not sure if the tophat looks as funny on you as the Wonka guy. But sure. :-)
From:renny1780
Date:September 20th, 2005 05:19 pm (UTC)
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Hey, the website says 7pm...who's right?
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From:sacredspud
Date:September 20th, 2005 09:15 pm (UTC)
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8:15 is the correct time. Sttep & Brew has changed it a couple of times, but 8:15 is what we were told most recently and it's what we're going by. I just double-checked.
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From:angelic667
Date:September 20th, 2005 06:40 pm (UTC)
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I would be interested in seeing 667. Probably Saturday or Sunday. I'm going to a local pro domme's housewarming party this Friday. :-)
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From:theenigma42
Date:September 21st, 2005 06:04 am (UTC)
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I would like to see the play as well. Unfortunately, I may have to work on Saturday this week, but I'm available Sunday. Any chance of that working?
-KEiTH
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From:sacredspud
Date:September 23rd, 2005 04:21 am (UTC)
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Sunday's good for me. Think you'll come?
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From:sacredspud
Date:September 23rd, 2005 04:21 am (UTC)
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I'm gonna go on Sunday.
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From:angelic667
Date:September 23rd, 2005 04:54 am (UTC)
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Cool. I think I can be there. :-)
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From:laviorli
Date:September 21st, 2005 07:52 pm (UTC)

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Offbeat was great Colin! You Rock! :)
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From:laviorli
Date:September 21st, 2005 07:55 pm (UTC)
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I would like to see that play too and I could probably go either day this weekend (but not Friday) let me know when you go. :)
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From:sacredspud
Date:September 23rd, 2005 04:20 am (UTC)
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How about Sunday? I think I'll go on Sunday.
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From:tlhinganhom
Date:September 21st, 2005 10:35 pm (UTC)
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Speaking of Acappella... http://startrekacappella.ytmnd.com/



You guys should do that.
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From:sacredspud
Date:September 23rd, 2005 04:19 am (UTC)
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I'll pitch it to the group! Maybe!
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From:evil_jim
Date:September 22nd, 2005 09:05 am (UTC)

Thanks!

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How can you have jeans if you don't eat your meat?
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From:sacredspud
Date:September 23rd, 2005 04:18 am (UTC)

Re: Thanks!

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I figured that if anybody would comment on that, it would be you.
Jeans Day one-offs - Garmonbozia for the soul.

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