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vansmack

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If you like Bad News...
« on: January 05, 2005, 07:24:00 pm »
No DC date announced (yet), but you can catch Modest Mouse on The OC tomorrow night!
 
 Modest Mouse Launch Tour
 
 Indie rockers bring "Good News" across the U.S.
 
 Issaquah, Washington indie rockers Modest Mouse are set to kick off a U.S. tour on January 21st in Nashville.
 
 Although the trio -- vocalist/guitarist Isaac Brock, drummer Jeremiah Green and bassist Eric Judy -- has been together for twelve years, its latest album, Good News for People Who Love Bad News, has proven the breakthrough, selling more than its three predecessors combined. Modest Mouse recently nabbed two Grammy nominations, for Best Rock Song ("Float On") and Best Alternative Album.
 
 Not bad for an album recorded in the midst of much personal turmoil, with Brock struggling with alcohol abuse and Green leaving halfway through for a stay in a psychiatric hospital (Green rejoined the band for last summer's tour). Amid all the drama, Brock recalls, "We agreed to continue . . . And once we made the decision, it was really easy . . . I made up my mind that things were going to be better."
 
 As for Modest Mouse's current success, Brock shrugs, "It's just the way things are -- they're good, they're fucked up. It is what it is."
 
 The Grammys will be broadcast live on CBS on February 13th, and Modest Mouse can be seen performing on tomorrow night's episode of The O.C. on Fox.
 
 Modest Mouse U.S. tour dates:
 
 1/21: Nashville, Vanderbilt University
 1/28-29: Eugene, OR, McDonald Theater
 1/31, 2/1: Santa Cruz, The Catalyst
 2/2: Fresno, CA, Fresno Convention Center
 2/3: Berkeley, CA, Berkeley Community Theatre
 2/4: Santa Barbara, Arlington Theatre
 2/5: San Diego, Soma
 2/7: Los Angeles, Wiltern Theatre
 2/14: Anaheim, CA, The Grove of Anaheim
 2/15: Mesa, AZ, Mesa Amphitheatre
 2/18: Grand Prairie, TX, Nokia Live
 2/21: Tulsa, Cain's Ballroom
 2/22: Kansas City, Uptown Theatre
 2/23: St. Louis, The Pageant
 2/24: Iowa City, Iowa University Main Lounge
 2/25: Chicago, Congress Theatre
 2/26: Milwaukee, Eagles Club
 2/27: Minneapolis, First Avenue
 3/3: Denver, The Fillmore Auditorium
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poorlulu

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2005, 09:19:00 pm »
i thought this was going to be another thread about u2....

vansmack

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2005, 04:59:00 pm »
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  i thought this was going to be another thread about u2....
I limit that to one thread, although if you keep it up.....
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Fico

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2005, 05:21:00 pm »
Can't wait till tonight's episode..Marissa losses it again, but who cares...it's all about Summer and that new bird that manages the rock venue..
 
 all these years of withdrawal from no Saved by the Bell, Dawson's Creek or Felicity have come to pass with the OC...flippin' sweet!

walkonby

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2005, 05:27:00 pm »
and all tomorrow's parties . . .

vansmack

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2005, 05:27:00 pm »
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 that new bird that manages the rock venue..
 
 
Alex.  She's probably the most OC looking girl on that show.
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Guiny

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2005, 05:46:00 pm »
That's the bad news?   :roll:

Fico

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2005, 05:47:00 pm »
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 that new bird that manages the rock venue..
 
 
Alex.  She's probably the most OC looking girl on that show. [/b]
Yes, Alex!! couldn't remember the name..actually now that you mention it, there is a lack of blonde girls on the show...but if she represents the OC then I'm definitely living in the wrong state..
 
 btw, is it true they are to re-name the Angels as the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim"??

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2005, 05:58:00 pm »
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 that new bird that manages the rock venue..
 
 
Alex.  She's probably the most OC looking girl on that show. [/b]
Yes, Alex!! couldn't remember the name..actually now that you mention it, there is a lack of blonde girls on the show...but if she represents the OC then I'm definitely living in the wrong state..
 
 btw, is it true they are to re-name the Angels as the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim"?? [/b]
nope, the reputable news organizations that have been reporting the Angels' name change have completely put their reputations on the line as an elaborate ruse. damn them!
(o|o)

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2005, 05:59:00 pm »
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 nope, the reputable news organizations that have been reporting the Angels' name change have completely put their reputations on the line as an elaborate ruse. damn them! [/QB]
Yeah, but don't mention it on the ESPN.com boards; they're totally committed to the lie.

vansmack

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2005, 06:33:00 pm »
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 btw, is it true they are to re-name the Angels as the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim"??
The owner did get approval from MLB but the City of Anaheim filed a suit yesterday seeking a temporary injunction blocking the change as a violation of a contract the city made with the Angels back in 1996.  The case will be heard tomorrow.
 
 There was a great write-up in the NY Times (of all places) about it:
 
 http://www.nytimes.com/2005/01/06/national/06angels.html (registration required, I believe)
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Fico

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2005, 06:51:00 pm »
From the NYTs article.. "A few years ago, a City Council member in Riverside threatened to sue the producers of the television show "The O.C." for its condescending portrayal of Riverside, which borders Orange County on the east"..
 
 Is he referring to "Chino" were Ryan's from??
 
 in the words of Summer...Chino? ewww.. ;P

vansmack

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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2005, 06:59:00 pm »
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 Is he referring to "Chino" were Ryan's from??
 
 
Yes, that and many other subtle slights to the area commonly referred to as "the 909" by folks in the OC and LA.  Anytime you hear them refer to Chino, Corona, Riverside - those are seen as slights to folks who live there, and rightly so, but I laugh everytime.
 
 I've always envisioned starting a blog to explain to non-Southern Californians all of the innuendos used on the show that get extra laughs from those in the know, but I'm lazy.  By now, I'm sure somebody else has already done this.  I remember seeing one web site that used to explain the numerous references to indie music that Seth makes, and another about his comic book references.
 
 Ah the life of a TV junkie.....
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Re: If you like Bad News...
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2005, 08:14:00 pm »
didn't the oc kill his wife and lives in florida now?  i still heart the image of people waving(support?) on the sides of the road in beautiful LA sunshine.  those california people make a living choosing their pleasures wisely.
 
 the network's got a gun . . . we all see where this has come from.

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