New business opportunities abound. In related news, the Keith McNally character in Lush Life is named Harry Steele. Meme of the week, people. Get on board.
Andrew Hearst: There is something weird going on with the clock on 24. Holy shit.
We’re getting ready to head to the final weekend of Phish this Friday, so we’re perusing the Caledonian Record, which is of course the newspaper of record for the empty parts of far northern Vermont. When what to our wondering eyes should appear but this:
Tight Security Set For Phish Festival
COVENTRY VERMONT Although no threats have been received regarding a possible terrorist attack at the upcoming Phish festival, law enforcement is viewing the venue as a “soft target.”
Homeland Security, he said, will be involved regarding possible terrorist attacks. The agency will cast a wide net from Newport to White River Junction.
“It’s an attempt to deter any terrorist attacks,” Robillard said. “It is a soft target. There are known terrorist cells in Montreal.”
Of course there are. And what better way to win the support of a grateful nation than taking out a few thousand hippies? Remind us to wear our dress grays for the occasion.
· Tight Security Set For Phish Festival [Caledonian Record]
First there was Maria Sharapovawell, okay, first there was that giant killer asteroid, and then the Gulag, but we digressand then there was our cab driver on Saturday night in South Beach, a Siberian native and big fan of the place. Apparentlyand we’re just parroting him hereit’s delightful. And so, it must be asked: is Siberian Chic the next big trend?
What genius at Gawker decided against sending Slower to last night’s Phish concert at Coney Island’s Keyspan Park? Some say biggest missed opportunity ever. In his stead, a few impressionistic glimpses:
Needless to say, a good time was had by all.
· 06/17/04 KeySpan Park, Brooklyn, NY [PhantasyPhish]
Eff Franz Ferdinand and that secret afterparty tonight at blah blah blah. We’re off to the start of Phish‘s farewell tour at Coney Island this eve. Apropos, Friend Ellie forwards this touching link.
· My son’s 2 Phish Tickets Tweeter Mansfield 8/11 sec.11: My idiot son wrecked my car, now I’m sellin his tickets [eBay]
This morning’s must-read: Blubox on a revolutionary method for discovering new music.
· Life Without Ipod: A Pathetic Battle To Stay In The Know [Blubox]