Archive for December, 2006

Nerdy Songs and Raising Money For Nerds To Help People Who May or May Not Be Nerds

Monday, December 18th, 2006

At my last show I mentioned that all the money collected would go to our local Chicago chapter of Engineers Without Borders. It worked great. Now I can finally afford that Playstation 3. I’m just kidding. I’m getting a Wii.

Really, though, about $200 was raised so that EWB can do its thing. The website is all linked up there if you want to read more about it. That 200 dollars will pay for a year’s worth of clean drinking water for a village. Except I made that up… but it’s probably not that far off. So, thanks everyone.
Now that that’s taken care of, I’ve really got to stop writing songs that mention math and/or computers. Before I had to put myself on a break-up song moratorium, but now I think I need to take a break with the engineering tunes. Too bad, I had a good one brewing about the guy who invented TV. Oh well.

I usually hate posting live songs because, well, I think they sound like crap — not so much the recording, but my grating, out-of-tune vocal stylings — but I had so much fun at the last show I figured I’d post this song:

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Natasha’s dad even made a video of it, which you can view on myspace. Either there’s some sort of spotlight effect or it was videotaped through the scope of a sniper rifle. I guess they missed because I’M STILL HERE!!! Umm. Happy New Year?

MoJoe’s Hot House

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

I’m gonna try out a new place and see what happens. So MoJoe’s Hot House, here I come.

Uncommon Ground

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

Another show at Uncommon Ground!

Uncommon Ground

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

With guy-who-married-a-girl-I-went-to-high-school-with and all-around-good-guy Gordon Wright! Gordon goes on around 8PM and I’ll be on at 9PM. We might even do some songs together… and those songs might even be from Sesame Street.

Here I Go Again On My Homepage

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

I once again decided it was time to redesign this website. I don’t know what my obsession is with redesigning these sites and then leaving them dormant for months. Now that I have a MySpace page, do I really need this website anyway?