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Posted: Feb 27, 2007 4:53 pm
 
This May Floridas Dying brings you a weekend of beach volleyball, pool parties, keg stands, and a little bit of music
May 25-27
so far confirmed
Fe Fi Fo Fums
Haunted George
Wax Musuems
Live Fast Die
Hibachi Stranlgers
Creteens
Wizzard Sleeve
Electric Bunnies
Jeanie and The Tits
more to come
and as with everything there is also a myspace
http://www.myspace.com/floridasdying39swettshirtwildweekend
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 4:57 pm
 
oh yeah Im flying down Haunted George and Fe Fi Fo Fums so these will be their only east coast shows
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:08 pm
 
whoo yeah.
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:10 pm
 
Wow! This looks great!

Fe Fi Fo Fums
Wizzard Sleeve

Crucial!
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:10 pm
 
holy fucking shit you motherfucker fly me down too. this is incredible looking. haunted george is godhead.
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:15 pm
 
buy a ticket I'll get you a place to stay
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:15 pm
 
Im trying to put together a beach party at a bar for the one day. fingers crossed
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:18 pm | Edited by: Whiskey Bent
 
Wow -- this takes the place of the Blackout Memorial Weekend in Chicago -- pretty cool.

Monday, May 28th - paid holiday for some (mee!)!
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:20 pm
 
You coming down Sherry?
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 5:30 pm
 
Sounds AWESOME - never been to Florida - NASA!

Only thing that would stop me is vacation hours, babe -- since I'm exhausting them ALL during SXSW :-(

SOunds REALLY rad, though -- especially a beach party -- I would be DEAD after that shit for sure (fun!).

Cool you got Wax Museums!
Sooo happy there are SOME bands transferring outta Texas these days.
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 8:09 pm
 
they have our "Blackout Blessing" for sure on this one!
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 8:18 pm
 
hey that's right no blackout this year. it will hardly seem like memorial day without bodies covering every piece of floor space in my apartment.
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 8:56 pm
 
bodies covering every piece of floor space in my apartment.

Or -- falling all over them.
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 9:29 pm
 
I noticed on your myspace page that you state, "No This isn't an actual wet Tshirt contest!" My question to you, sir, is, "Why not?"
Posted: Feb 27, 2007 10:16 pm
 
you should make it a dry t-shirt contest and then just have everyone spill beerths everywhere and see who comes out driest. Fly Ernie Q out to film it!
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 5:24 am
 
never been to Florida.
so, I'll be bringing the ban sole.
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 6:08 am
 
There is no wet t shirt contest lined up at this point, but I already found three willing contestants. you just need to understand, when you call a wet t-shirt contest in FLorida its serious business. Like dueling someone in texas
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 8:13 am
 
by the way - what's the nearest airport to the fest?
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 1:45 pm
 
by the way - what's the nearest airport to the fest?

Orlando International, 20 or so minutes from downtown.
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 2:31 pm
 
just confirmed
Dan Melchior
Thomas Function
Jacuzzi Boys
http://www.myspace.com/jacuzziboys
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 3:46 pm
 
looks like FUN!
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 3:49 pm
 
nice.
hey kevin e/valery/drunken noodle, ATL to FLA road trip?
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 3:50 pm
 
When you say "I already found three willing contestants", are they male or female contestants. Cause that would be some fucked up shit to have a bunch of dudes in a wet tshirt contest. Like , Memphis' version of a "dunk tank" was a drunk hick in a kiddie pool with some eels. L.A.M.E.
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 4:48 pm
 
when you call a wet t-shirt contest in FLorida its serious business

Haaaaa!!
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 4:54 pm
 
Like , Memphis' version of a "dunk tank" was a drunk hick in a kiddie pool with some eels. L.A.M.E.

more like L.A.M.F.
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 7:06 pm
 
see you there
Posted: Feb 28, 2007 7:12 pm
 
Like , Memphis' version of a "dunk tank" was a drunk hick in a kiddie pool with some eels. L.A.M.E.

You're still sore about not getting dunked, aren't you? You shoulda got your ass in the pool.
And if I remember correctly Eric and Zac did everything in their power to find not only a dunk tank, but other games; however, short notice during the fair, all anyone could ask for to produce is a drunk in a pool to throw live eels at.
Posted: Mar 1, 2007 12:53 am
 
fear not the 3 are all girls. two of them even have boobs
Posted: Mar 1, 2007 1:02 am
 
i think someone wants to throw his electric eel at them
Posted: Mar 1, 2007 1:26 am
 
If it's really that serious...

Like dueling someone in texas

then you should definitely call it. You'll have girls lined up around the block by May.
Posted: Mar 1, 2007 1:27 am
 
i think someone wants to throw his electric eel at them

AND I will bring eels if anyone even remotely hints that I should.
Posted: Mar 14, 2007 4:24 pm
 
all the airlines tickets have been bought. these will be Fe Fi Fo Fums and Haunted Georges only east coast shows. The tickets are all printed up and now for sale on both floridasdying.com in the catalog section and on the wet tshirt myspace page. Still working out a few day shows, and waiting on confirmation for two more night show bands. This weekend is going to be a blast. Ive found cheap airline tickets through airtran, but act fast.
http://www.myspace.com/floridasdying39swettshirtwildweekend
www.floridasdying.com
also if you go to islands of adventure while you are here ride the Hulk and the Popeye water ride. We are planning a big trip to islands of adventure on Monday May 28.
Posted: Mar 15, 2007 2:49 pm
 
southwest is running a special from the cities to orlando between $59-$89 dollars one way
$69 one-way, to/from Albany, NY
$89 one-way, to/from Albuquerque, NM
$89 one-way, to/from Amarillo, TX
$89 one-way, to/from Austin, TX
$69 one-way, to/from Baltimore/Washington Int'l, MD
$59 one-way, to/from Birmingham, AL
$69 one-way, to/from Buffalo/Niagara Falls, NY
$79 one-way, to/from Chicago (Midway), IL
$79 one-way, to/from Cleveland, OH
$79 one-way, to/from Columbus, OH
$89 one-way, to/from Corpus Christi, TX
$89 one-way, to/from Dallas (Love Field), TX
$79 one-way, to/from Detroit, MI
$89 one-way, to/from El Paso, TX
$89 one-way, to/from Harlingen/South Padre Island, TX
$69 one-way, to/from Hartford, CT/Springfield, MA
$89 one-way, to/from Houston (Hobby), TX
$79 one-way, to/from Indianapolis, IN
$59 one-way, to/from Jackson, MS
$79 one-way, to/from Kansas City, MO
$89 one-way, to/from Little Rock, AR
$69 one-way, to/from Long Island, NY
$79 one-way, to/from Louisville, KY
$89 one-way, to/from Lubbock, TX
$69 one-way, to/from Manchester, NH
$89 one-way, to/from Midland/Odessa, TX
$59 one-way, to/from Nashville, TN
$59 one-way, to/from New Orleans, LA
$59 one-way, to/from Norfolk, VA/Southern Virginia
$89 one-way, to/from Oklahoma City, OK
$79 one-way, to/from Omaha, NE
$69 one-way, to/from Philadelphia, PA
$69 one-way, to/from Pittsburgh, PA
$69 one-way, to/from Providence, RI
$59 one-way, to/from Raleigh-Durham, NC
$89 one-way, to/from San Antonio, TX
$79 one-way, to/from St. Louis, MO
$89 one-way, to/from Tulsa, OK
$69 one-way, to/from Washington (Dulles), DC
Posted: Mar 16, 2007 10:27 pm
 
allright here is pretty much everything
Friday May 25
Haunted George
Live Fast Die
Carbonas (awaiting final confirmation but looks pretty good)
Creteens
Fashion Fashion and The Image Boys
@ Back Booth doors at 8 18+ $10

Saturday May 26
Dan Melchior Und Das Menace
Wizzard Sleeve
Jacuzzi Boys
Hibachi Stranglers
Thomas Function
@ Copper Rocket doors @ 8 18+ $8

Sunday May 26
Fe Fi Fo Fums
Wax Museums
Gentleman Jesse
Electric Bunnies
Jeanie and The tits
@ Back Booth doors @8 18+ $10
you can get an all weekend pass for $25

also there will be day shows on both saturday and sunday details to come

heres a list of area motels that are cheap and really close if not in downtown.

Travel Lodge Orlando Downtown
409 N. Magnolia Ave
407 423 1671
rooms for two $54.90
this place is your best bet. Its in walking distance of Back Booth where both Friday and Sundays show will be. Plus they have an outdoor pool.

Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel
60 S. Ivanho Blvd
407 425 4455
room for two $83.00
a little further from Backbooth but still only a mile away. This is a really nice hotel and reasonably priced for what it is. pool, hot tub, tennis courts, sun deck

Best Westeron Orlando West
2014 West Colonial Dr
407 841 8600
room for two $80.10
still under two miles from Backbooth

Days Inn Orlando Downtown.
3300 S. Orange Blossom Trail
1-800-434-6835
room for two $53.96
Still really close to the bar but its a little rougher area of town. Lots of gay bars, strip clubs, and liqour stores in the area.

and finally heres a list of some more bizarre area attractions
Holy Land- A christian theme park with no rides but daily crucifictions, and a giant Jerusalem

Gatorland- a 100 plus acre gator preserve with a giant open mouthed gator head as the entrance. totally cool

then on I drive they have a Ripleys Believe it or Not, Skull Kingdom and a million other crappy tourist traps, but its always a fun time. oh yeah we have a million water parks and mini golf places
Posted: Mar 16, 2007 10:59 pm
 
I always said I'd never go to Orlando, but I gotta say this is tempting.
Posted: Mar 17, 2007 12:08 am
 
whatever. Florida is awesome. I've lived here my whole life and Ive traveled around and the only other place I'd live is Milwaukee, but it gets to cold. This is right before summer gets real brutal as well. I cant wait for this weekend. Its about time my home state gets some respect
Posted: Mar 17, 2007 12:09 am
 
besides you people are spoiled. I've even gone to cleveland to see bands I wanted to see. Cleveland?
Posted: Mar 17, 2007 12:15 am
 
and tell me one other city where you could ride a roller coaster, stare at gators eating meat, and watch jesus get crucified all in one day. And then when thats done you could go see Haunted George. Man if that isnt a day. Does anyone elses cat love to get inside their refrigerator. Ive gotten up to get a beer twice today and when I opened the door she was inside.
Posted: Mar 21, 2007 1:42 am
 
Scrip+s day show? Chad?
Posted: Mar 21, 2007 5:42 pm
 
Well. Everything's reserved, purchased and flight booked!
And I got a NON-STOP from Austin on Southwest for $295 instead of $400!

Sweet! Look out, Florida!
I'm gonna be all up in yo shit!

But there goes the laptop I need REALLY bad :-(
Posted: Mar 21, 2007 6:14 pm
 
is there really a wet t-shirt contest? or are you just calling it that? Haunted George and I were wondering.
Posted: Mar 21, 2007 11:42 pm
 
its a possibility. I wanted to give the weekend a real Florida Spring Break name, and that was that, but we are looking into making a wet t shirt contest a reality.
Posted: Mar 21, 2007 11:42 pm
 
Yeah Sherry I saw you bought a ticket last night. See ya in May
Posted: Mar 22, 2007 12:49 am
 
hey kevin e/valery/drunken noodle, ATL to FLA road trip?

got my ticket. see you guys there! travis is coming too.
Posted: Mar 24, 2007 5:03 pm
 
I predict LiveFastDie will win the "wet t-shirt contest". I'm looking forward to this. My Turn!
Posted: Mar 24, 2007 6:56 pm
 
If LieFastDie is in the wet T-shirt contest, then I predict I will NOT be in attendance.
Posted: Mar 24, 2007 8:46 pm
 
Carbonas are confirmed now. I assure you their will be no weenie in wet t shirt contest
Posted: Mar 25, 2007 5:46 pm
 
can't wait.......and no, it is not possible for the SCRiP+S to play..thanks for caring though....how bout i play you an acoustic number? just me and you, candle light, and mirror with a razor
Posted: Mar 25, 2007 6:28 pm
 
Carbonas are confirmed now.

FRANTIC ATTAQUE for a day show!!!!
The have a new line-up!! Pleazzzzzeeee????
Posted: Mar 25, 2007 11:02 pm
 
yeah Im pretty sure Frantic attaque is playing the saturday day show.
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 12:04 am
 
SCHWEEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!
Oh man, that makes me happy!!

Thank you!
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 4:43 pm
 
im coming to this!! fuck yeah.
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 8:12 pm
 
HEY HEY! what is the public transportation like down there? info pleeeeze!
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 9:59 pm
 
The public transportation sucks in Orlando. Lynx is the bus line and some of the major lines only run once every two hours.
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 11:13 pm
 
you wont really need publci transportation if you stay at the travel lodge downtown except for saturday night, but you will most likely be able to get a ride with someone from the day show to the night show
Posted: Mar 26, 2007 11:14 pm
 
oh and most lines out of downtown run between every 30 to 45 minutes
Posted: Mar 28, 2007 8:05 pm
 
if everything goes as planned, rob's house will have a fe fi fo fums 7" released this weekend. fug yea!
Posted: Mar 28, 2007 10:58 pm
 
Frantic confirmed for Saturday day show , Hollywood for Sunday day show
Posted: Mar 28, 2007 11:16 pm
 
them HOLLYWOOD playboys ain't got no shirts on: www.myspace.com/theehollywoods
Posted: Apr 7, 2007 5:34 pm
 
posters are in and they look amazing. Neon green and orange print. I had someone tell me it hurt their eyes. Here is the almost complete line up

Friday Night
Haunted George
Live Fast Die
Carbonas
Creteens
Fashion Fashion and THe Image Boys

Saturday day
Frantic
Johnny and the Limelights (Lawrence from Moto, and Brian Costello from Functional Blackouts)
Runn-a-Mucks
Rad Kids

Saturday Night
Dan Melchior
Wizzard Sleeve
Thomas Function
Hibachi Stranglers
Jacuzzi Boys (record coming out soon on Floridas Dying)

Sunday day show
Pink Reason
Hollywood
F-Pipes
and possibly Dead Hookers

Sunday Night
Fe Fi Fo Fums
Wax Museums
Gentleman Jesse
Electric Bunnies
Jeanie and The Tits (record on Floridas Dying should be out by then)

there will also be a BBQ sunday, and I have rented a party bus to take everyone from the Saturday day show to the Saturday night show. It will be $5 to take the bus but it will be stocked with a keg and no one will have to worry about a DUI. I think this will probably end up being the most fun weekend of my life. Hope to see you there
SPRING BREAK!!!!
Posted: Apr 7, 2007 5:59 pm
 
Well, alright!!!
This looks great. Jeanie!!
Posted: Apr 11, 2007 9:34 pm
 
t-bag for whiskey bent!!
Posted: Apr 11, 2007 9:47 pm
 
if everything goes as planned, rob's house will have a fe fi fo fums 7" released this weekend. fug yea!


looks like its gonna work out fine! got some rad songs on there too.
Posted: Apr 12, 2007 10:48 pm
 
Hey Sherry. Word is that you have a couple of rooms reserved at the Travel Lodge. Is this true? Trey mentioned on Termibore that you may have reserved one for the Carbonas already. I'm trying to look where to reserve rooms for us... think we need at least three, but when I try to reserve rooms online there, they're all booked up. Was looking into the Days Inn now. Let me know what you got before I make reservations elsewhere.
Thanks,
Valery
Posted: Apr 13, 2007 2:13 am
 
Trey mentioned on Termibore
Whatta fag.

But I did! I did! So I'm gayyer.

I wanted to make sure my favorite form of entertainment (Carbonerz et al) werz done close to me!! So yeah. Indeed, I reserved an extra room for thems/ya'lls and planned to share mine (as well as the cost) wit spill-over bonerz/chums (with mandatory but plugz).

Lemme know, Ms Lovely!
Posted: Apr 13, 2007 5:59 am
 
double tbag for whiskey bent!

whoops!

can i mention the hibachi stranglers here?
Posted: Apr 13, 2007 8:31 am
 
double tbag for whiskey bent!

I KNEW you were gay!
RAD, you finally came outta da closet, E.
Posted: Apr 13, 2007 8:35 am
 
can i mention the hibachi stranglers here?

ONLY if it's in the parking loooooooooooot-aah-aah-aah-oh-oh-ooooh!
Posted: Apr 18, 2007 4:06 pm
 
Dear May 25th,

Please fucking hurry up and get here.

That is all.
Posted: Apr 18, 2007 8:01 pm
 
got saturday day show venue confirmed.
Frantic
Johnny and The Limelites
Runn-a-Mucks
Rad Kids
@ Colonial Lanes bowling alley
just outside of downtown with a really cool lounge were the bands will be playing.
free to get in will start between 3:30 and 4:00.
This will be were the party bus will pick everyone up from to take them to the night show. We will also have a free keg on the party bus
Posted: Apr 18, 2007 8:01 pm
 
fucking party bus.... beat that
Posted: Apr 18, 2007 8:22 pm
 
Party bus!

I tho ethited!
Posted: Apr 18, 2007 9:10 pm
 
party bus and bowling. some bands are playing to.
Posted: May 1, 2007 6:08 am
 
can you smoke indoors in florida?
Posted: May 1, 2007 6:30 am
 
yes
Posted: May 3, 2007 3:39 pm
 
Yes you can smoke inside most places. At the saturday day show you have to step outside though because its a bowling alley and they serve food. Seems totally weird to me that you cant smoke at a bowling alley, but thats the way it is. THe bowling alley lounge is the coolest bar in orlando in my opinion. Sundays day show will be at Crooked Bayou. They serve food but I dont think the kitchen is going to be open so smoking should be allowed.
Posted: May 4, 2007 5:18 pm
 
HOLLYWOOD's debut 7"er should be ready for this - looks like it'll be a SPIN THE BOTTLE WET T-SHIRT WILD WEEKEND!!!!!

www.myspace.com/spinthebottlerecords
Posted: May 4, 2007 5:28 pm
 
what about the Fashion Fashion 7"?
Posted: May 4, 2007 6:30 pm
 
Did United send the FFIB test presses back yet?? We gots ours yesterday
Posted: May 4, 2007 7:17 pm
 
I dont know. Its awesome that MAtt's coming down. Now only if Der Submarine Racers werecoming down
Posted: May 4, 2007 9:34 pm
 
tick-tock, tick-tock
tick-tock, tick-tock
tick-tock, tick-tock
Posted: May 5, 2007 4:35 pm
 
www.myspace.com/spinthebottlerecords

Wow that Image Boys recording is fierce.
Posted: May 7, 2007 8:42 pm
 
don't think Matt's gonna make it down no more... Butt honorary rounds of Wet T-Shirt Spin the Bottle should be held all weekend long!!
Posted: May 8, 2007 8:33 pm
 
rob's house will have a fe fi fo fums 7"
got some rad songs on there too.

Ya'll get this single.....you'll melt into butter.....mmmmm...butter...
I so look forward to seein 'em! And theeee Wiz Slve AND GJ AND Frantic AND FFFIB AND Bonerz and Party Bus!
Posted: May 8, 2007 11:48 pm
 
new single rules. I got a bunch of copies for Floridas Dying
Posted: May 9, 2007 6:42 pm
 
just got the first songs of the jacuzzi boys recordings, and this 7" is going to rule.
Posted: May 9, 2007 7:16 pm
 
oh sure wizzard sleeve can play this ...but not freedom fest?
Posted: May 9, 2007 7:26 pm
 
Wet T Shirts are way more important than freedom
Posted: May 10, 2007 10:49 pm
 
WET TSHIRTS ARE FREEDOM!
Posted: May 10, 2007 11:31 pm
 
WET TSHIRTS ARE FREEDOM
unless you dont have a permit
Posted: May 10, 2007 11:31 pm
 
hey what size t shirts do people wear?
Posted: May 16, 2007 4:39 pm
 
wet, or skin tight with them nipples piercing through!
Posted: May 17, 2007 3:32 pm
 
anyone getting there early? i'm flying in on thursday....anyone going to a theme park on friday??
Posted: May 17, 2007 3:49 pm
 
I get there Thursday @ 4:30

Benji's already there and J said they're picking up FFFF & HG @ the SCAREport that evening so it should be the perfect warm-up -- the hotel I'm at is supposed to have a swimming pool....PROB w/ a 10pm curfew :-(
Posted: May 17, 2007 4:18 pm
 
whos J? Do I not have to go to the airport?
Posted: May 17, 2007 4:26 pm | Edited by: Whiskey Bent
 
J is you, Jeanie!

You said you had to scoop 'em up from the scareport.
I was just saying who all would be there on Thurs.
Posted: May 17, 2007 4:52 pm
 
i wanna go swimming at some point. i promise to keep my suit on this time.

so sherry....what are you doing day time friday? i might be spending time with my family....but....if you guys are gonna go to universal i think that my cousins will understand!! i wanna ride some rollercoasters!!!
Posted: May 17, 2007 4:58 pm
 
i wanna go swimming at some point. i promise to keep my suit on this time.
hahaha. memories.

Hey Im not Jeanie this is Rich. Man Im living in the shadow of a woman.
Posted: May 17, 2007 5:19 pm
 
HOLY SHIT, RICH!!!!

I thought ALL this time you were Jeanie!!
Wow.
Posted: May 17, 2007 5:21 pm | Edited by: Whiskey Bent
 
Ape? Universal? The theme park?

Uuuggghhh....no thanks.
Not my thing at all....

I DO like water parks....but still don't wanna spend that kind of $$$$ on shit like that....

isn't there some white trash gator farms there?
Posted: May 17, 2007 5:53 pm
 
Great so I sound like a woman.
Yeah there is gatorland. Kind of out there but the entrance way is a giant open gator mouth. About 6 months ago the place caught on fire and they had footage on the news of this giant open gator mouth engulfed in flames. Wish I could have seen it in person.
Posted: May 17, 2007 6:20 pm
 
Other fun things nobody's mentioned yet:

1. Thrift stores. The old person/indie-asshole ratio is like 100-1, so there are lots of great clothes for cheap.

2. Club Harem. Tittie bar shaped like two titties. Used to be called "The Booby Trap."

3. New Smyrna Beach. 40 minutes away. There's this bar and grille called The Breakers that has cheap Sex on the Beach drinkies and cheap sea-bar-food, so drink up, eat up, swim in the ocean, get a nice lobstery yankee tourist tan, then get back to O-do to see the music.

4. Rich, is Jai-Alai still happening?

Anyway. I can't wait. Oh yeah oh yeah oh yeah oh yeah oh yeah oh yeah oh yeah.
Posted: May 17, 2007 6:32 pm
 
Great so I sound like a woman.

Adn you look like one too! Hee=Haw!

1. Thrift stores.
Tittie bar shaped like two titties.
New Smyrna Beach.

Yes. Yes. And yes.
Please take me.
Thankyouverymuch.
Posted: May 17, 2007 7:51 pm
 
Where are the best thrift stores and antique/vintage stores?
Posted: May 17, 2007 8:03 pm
 
I'll have to have jeanie address the vintage stores question. How could I forget club harem. They used to be bare boobs but then the city made them paint a bra on it. Now they arent boobs at all just boob shaped. I remember during world cup they painted them like soccer balls Another great strip club to stop by on sunday is Dancers Royale. THey have a free buffet during the day and great bbq chicken.. unfortunately Jai-Alai season is over.
Posted: May 18, 2007 4:59 am
 
Rich, do you have an address for Dancers Royale? If we're playing at 4 in the afternoon i'd like to be hitting up that stripper buffet by HIGH noon!
Posted: May 18, 2007 4:13 pm
 
5221 East Colonial Drive, THere will be a zine available at the fest that come with a map that has all the spots to hit from the santaria store to the beefy king
Posted: May 18, 2007 4:17 pm
 
RAD!!
Posted: May 18, 2007 5:46 pm
 
There's also Cassadaga, this small town 1/2-way between Orlando and Daytona whose citizens are all psychics.
Posted: May 18, 2007 5:51 pm
 
and dont forget weeki wachee the town of the mermaids
Posted: May 21, 2007 8:53 pm
 
If I wasn't quitting my job this week I would LOVE to be there... especially Club Harem. :( somebody burn Chad with a cigarette for me.
Posted: May 21, 2007 11:24 pm
 
Club Harem almost got shut down last year in a sting operation called "Operation Double D". I swear to god that is not a lie. They are the only strip club in Winter Park and the city wanted their boobs shaped residence out. Have no fear though they are still there. Before it was club harem the place was called the Booby TRap
Posted: May 21, 2007 11:24 pm
 
oh yeah the entrance way is in the cleavage
Posted: May 22, 2007 2:30 am
 
i can't wait!!!!!!!
Posted: May 22, 2007 5:25 pm
 
Hey...can you run tabs in bars there?

I fucking HATE dealing wih cash at bars (Chicago!) when I'm trying to watch bands....even though I blow more w/ tabs.

Thx!
Posted: May 22, 2007 10:07 pm
 
yeah you can run tabs. Not sure about the bowling alley becuase Ive never run one there before, but you can everywhere else
Posted: May 24, 2007 1:25 pm
 
Posted: May 24, 2007 8:07 pm
 
...feature up today at www.VictimofTime.com
Posted: May 29, 2007 8:14 pm
 
thanks to everyone that came down for this. This weekend was the most fun Ive had in a really long time.
Posted: May 29, 2007 9:50 pm
 
good job rich! everyone seemed to have a blast!!
Posted: May 30, 2007 5:50 am
 
reports? highlights? gotta know!

and i know strip clubs don't usually like to be photographed, but no pics of Club Harem's great architecture on the web at all?
Posted: May 30, 2007 6:41 am
 
what happens in florida gets misplaced in florida.
Posted: May 30, 2007 11:12 am | Edited by: Whiskey Bent
 
Ok, I've been sleeping for hours and hours and I am awake!

First things first. Chad = gay

The 'Official Program' for the Wild Weekend, created by Jesse from FFFF was amazings!! A page for most every band with the same (dumb) questions with directions, attractions and even included an autograph page (silly)....I think everyone signed mine except for people saying they wanted to sign it,but only when they were drunk ---- then forgot (cough-GJesse&honey-cough).

I don't know how it went for the bands and all that logistical band stuff, but for me, it was theee most well-organized, well put together, thought-of-everything festival I've ever attended. No kidding. Even down to the fucking floaties, noodles and (yet more) beach balls at the Mon Memorial day pool party. I may not have gotten any sun at the Smyrna Beach vampire beach party on Friday but I am fucking lobster from swimming for HOURS Monday at Natalie's (thx!) and thanks to the Fums for desperately needed pizza.

If there was a champion for the weekend, it was definitley the Fe Fi Fo Fums -- and not becuase I'm gay for 'em. Their set was the silliest/best ever -- more beach balls and lots of neon-colored signs that read all kinds of things I cannot remember. All but me and a few others were the only party-poopers not on stage during it (I wanted pictures!). Rawsome. Incriminating photos to follow. Wished I could have gotten one of Rich getting the ole football coach 5-gallon bucket of ice water poured on his head at the end of the game shot!! xoxo!

I have never seen more beer fly and bottles breaking than during Fashion Fashion set. I guess it was their last show -- whatta way to go out,guys -- great!! Your bass player is a MANIAC! I LOVED IT!

The Wax Museums were REALLY great -- it was soooper fun seeing everyone else enjoy them in a completely different city. And based on Valery's (cute little) knees being wasted from that show, apparently their show Thursday night in the ATL was pretty fun also! Yay!

Favorite new band I've never seen before: Thomas Function! They saved the day. I was pretty fucking wasted after getting off the PARTY BUUUUUUUS!!! (hard to beleive, right?) and they completely re-energized me and was ready for the rest of the night. I was also REALLY impressed by Wizzard Sleeve -- I had no idea what to expect with just that one single -- really good stuff and I look forward to seeing much more of them (you hear that CHADDLES!?!?!). Thanks to David Obamalamamababy for the great score on all that DNH stuff!! XOXOXo! Everybody went crazy-bananas for Carboners and although excited about seeing Dan Melchoir his set seemed VERY odd-man-out and really testing my endurance. That crazy drunk dude fr Orlando,Brain, falling all over the stage broke his arm; apparetnly the only casulty/hospital incident of the weekend.

The bowling alley was a really I really cool place. If you could smoke in there, it would probably be a pretty great bar to hang out and just have drinks at. I liked the F-Pipes a lot and those big jerks had nothing for sale. JOhnny and Limelites were totally fun time party band; their final cover With A Little Help From My Friends was FANtastico! Although shit was pretty shattered at that point, the Frantic was what I was waiting for and all the problems with sound made the stupidity even better.

Creeteens sounded like a perpetual train wreck as usual to me, then Benji played with Jacuzzi Boys -- that was pretty fun -- I forgot to se if they had anything for sale. Jeanie with her budweiser dress should have won it's own prize. Eat the Eldery has to be one of the best bands names ever --- I think Dunx should be a drummer! and Rad Kids were fun too

Live Fast Die were sooper fun too and I was responsible for making Sarem (sp) their sweet bass player sleep on a park bench one night...sorry buddy!! And sorry Eric, I was shattered so I had to sit out Hibachi Stranglers. I know! And Pink Reason canceled so I still have read his page of the program - ha!

The party bus was silly. Anytime we would pass ANYTHING someone would say 'hey there's a crack whore on the street corner' and everyone wouls say PARTY BUUUUUUUS!!! -- 'hey there's where a McDOnalds used to be' --- PARTY BUUUUUUUS!!! --- yeah. I rode back to the room with the Bonerz, but Jeanie said they drove around for another hour and half trying to drink all the beer. Man.

ONLY thing that completely blew for me was losing my Jay Reatard Blood Visions Badge that I got as a Shattered four-set badge-thing-y that came out before I ever knew there was gonna be a Blood Visions record. I've been wearing it practically every day since I got it. Whaaaaaaam-bulance!

The T-Shirts are great "Dude! I got totally wasted at the Wet T-Shirt Wild Weekend! Everything was great. Thanks, Rich, Jeanie, all the bands and all the new friends I made.
Posted: May 30, 2007 3:35 pm
 
SUMMER OF FUN:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8020684@N03/

Beach pix, Carbonas pix, Wizzard Sleeve pix, PARRRRTY BUUUUS pix, and so on...

This was too much fun. Rich and Jeanie are the best. FFIB played their last show with appropriate beachball crushing abandon. Hibachi Stranglers were awesome too. The bummer of missing the Sunday shows was slightly made better by having a bunch of drunken wedding revelers at the Hideout demand an encore of "Beef Bologna" and "Pizza Party." First time for everything...
Posted: May 30, 2007 3:51 pm
 
Yeah everyone was great this weekend. I just finally am starting to feel better. I still have no voice and just slept about 14 hours straight. I still have a fridge full of beer, but dont know if Im man enough to touch it yet. Heres Mr. Savage's pics from Friday night. http://www.flickr.com/photos/97265261@N00/sets/72157600269009538/
and saturday night
http://www.flickr.com/photos/97265261@N00/sets/72157600274469374/
Sundays arent up yet but I cant wait to see them.
The girls dancing with the signs during the Fe FI Fo Fums and then the whole audience on the stage. The Fe Fi Fo Fums are my new favorite band. The coolest most fun guys in the world.
Posted: May 30, 2007 3:53 pm
 
its still hard to believe Mr. Bell broke his wrist
http://www.flickr.com/photos/97265261@N00/516546300/in/set-72157600274 469374/
he was so together saturday night. Im happy no one beat him up
Posted: May 30, 2007 3:53 pm
 
oh yeah. I cant wait for the Limelites to play my wedding
Posted: Jun 1, 2007 5:23 am
 
cyndi & i had a great time in orlando - thanks for putting on the show(s) rich!
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