Wednesday, April 30, 2008

best. birthday. ever.

today it's my birthday. i am 32.

for my birthday I walked alone from 13th street all the way to penn station with no sunglasses and the sun beating in my eyes.

for my birthday I bought a big container of watermelon slices from a bodega and ate them in under three minutes.

for my birthday I walked through the park and got to see a boy with curly long hair sitting on a bench reading franny and zooey by jd salinger.

for my birthday I walked into a bra store and looked at all the pretty things.

for my birthday I devoured a cappuccino and a vanilla bread pudding heated up and smothered with frosting and strawberries and bananas.

for my birthday I got the new york times with a big picture of obama on the cover and felt my heart go thump thump maybe he'll be our president and the world won't die.

for my birthday I got a flower, and a poster of my favorite wim wenders movie, and text messages and voicemails and emails and I felt loved.

for my birthday I stood at the bottom of the empire state building and looked all the way up to the top.

for my birthday I gave a five dollar bill to a guy playing saxophone in union sqaure station.

for my birthday I ate french food with french wine and then italian food with italian wine and got drunk and am not hungover. but I feel sort of fat.

for my birthday I'm going to see eddie izzard.

for my birthday I did graffiti.

for my birthday I got a soy shake and drank it while I waited for the seven train to take me out of queens.

for my birthday I put on my headphones and listened to "everybody's gotta live" over and over and again and again and lip-synced along and slapped my hand against my thigh in the train and people stared and I smiled at them.

for my birthday I bought that same shirt that john lennon wore in that great photograph even thouigh its a total cliche.

for my birthday I let myself fall in love all day. and its only 6 o'clock.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

grammar be damned

i have been continuing my apartment cleaning
i want to say so very much but feel that this t-shirt says so much
more than i ever can

Thursday, April 03, 2008

i am in queens.

don't knock it, dude.
i actually really, really like it here. i do.

about to embark on 3 days of marathon meetings in The Big City of manhatttan.
wearing heels, the weather is good, things are looking up.

plenty to say and plenty to respond to....


for now:
go to the dolls myspace page (we're re-tooling the actual website for re-launch in late may).

if you didn't notice, we just added a bunch of west coast dates (san fran to texas, baby) may 18-june 1st.

we posted the first taste of "no, virginia...", one of our favorite tracks, called The Kill.

go leeesten.

brian viglione = drumming god