NYC 2009

I’m eastbound on the Pennsylvanian.  Me and my wireless Internet connection (who says Verizon phones can’t be tethered?) are parked up front in Business Class.  An angry, Macbook-toting, hoodie-wearing hipster is angrily kicking the seat of an old man in front of him.  My complimentary coffee is strong.  And free.  The fields of Lancaster county flash past the window as 700 tons of Amtrak-stamped steel hurtle through at 60 mph.

Somewhere in the distance, a cow moos.

What used to be a monthly trip for me has, over the years, dropped to an every-other month trip, then almost entirely out of sight.  Obligations of my previous position at work (which I am not complaining about, I voluntarily chose to work all those crazy shifts) made travel plans almost impossible.  But now, with my M-F 8-4 job firmly entrenched, I decided to dip into my massive pile of annual leave and disappear for a while.

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Why Can’t Harrisburg Have Nice Things?

Amazing.  I was at one of these parties out in LA a few years ago and that’s the only word I can think of to describe it.  “Amazing”.  Why can’t Harrisburg even begin to approach this level of awesomeness?

Circus @ Webster Hall NYC

(hint:  it’s party due to the fact that neither Eclipse nor Dragonfly has a three-story-high dancefloor)

Why Can’t We Have Nice Things?

Infected Mushroom is performing at Webster Hall July 5th, and I just got my tickets. I was considering going to see Tiesto, but the crowd would be insane (and all of the good tickets are sold out, anyway). In fact, their entire summer performance lineup thus far looks pretty impressive. Why can’t we have electronic acts of this caliber around here?

I know, I know. This post was really more of an excuse to show off that I’m going to see Infected Mushroom and to link to a video using that PQM track.

EDIT – fixed the Infected Mushroom link to point at the actual video