TAMPA FAIRGROUNDS- Dispatch from the Funshine Music Festival: Rick Nielsen hates guitar picks. At least while Cheap Trick's head shredder bounced and dipped all over the stage he was doing his damnedest to get rid of the things. Hundreds and hundreds of picks. Handfuls. Armfuls. Rick shops at the Guitar Pick Warehouse. It's down route 60, in the pick district.
He seems like the kind of fun grandpa that pulls a quarter from your kid's ear, then pinches your wife's ass and you thank him for it.
From the corner of my ear I heard the most amazing news blurb this evening, as I was lazily swiping away at the iThing. Dominos pizza will be building a space pizza restaurant. A pizza restaurant- on the moon.
I know I haven't written on this thing much lately, there has been a lot of crap going down, but frankly this, this dear readers, is enough of a free jolt of electricity to free me from sloth!
WASHINGTON- In keeping with its recent trend of overruling state restrictions on expression, the US Supreme Court on Friday issued a controversial decision in which state-mandated restrictions on minimum driver age are unconstitutional. In a 7-2 decision, the conservative majority stated in its written opinion “..the act of driving, as a vital component of modern American life, is an expression of free will and thereby is protected speech applying to all citizens, regardless of age.”
LONDON- Royal watchers were stunned by the surprising turn of events late Wednesday. As millions worldwide eagerly await the historic wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton, his brother has apparently jumped on the bandwagon. It has been reported Prince Henry of Wales, commonly known as Prince Harry, eloped in Las Vegas.