Archive for March, 2006

My Rockstar Lifestyle

Saturday, March 11th, 2006

So because my friend, Shiow, rocks and knows how much I love This American Life, she got me in to see the last taping before they moved to NYC (*sniff*). So then, after the show, I had some drinks and hung out with my peeps Ira Glass and Chris Ware. Because you know, that’s how I hang.

Toasting Love

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

So, this weekend, my good friend Laura (a.k.a. Swirdo) got married. Laura and I go all the way back to high school, so this was a big deal. Her (now) husband, Shoji, totally rocks … literally. He is the bass player in Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater’s band. They performed at the wedding, along with a duet by Laura and Shoji. A pretty awesome wedding.

My toast was pretty well received, as well, which made me quite happy. Shoji’s dad, who does not speak English, took my copy home to Japan to translate it and see what all the laughing was about. It is as follows: