A conversation with Trip Shakes

For those of you who have forgotten, Trip Shakes is one of my Nerdery co-workers. He’s the bomb digs, for real. When I interviewed there last fall he asked me what was the best forty-nine cents I ever spent. I bombed the question because I was really seriously thinking about it, and he was making a reference to Westerberg’s 49:00. So today we had this little e-mail exchange.

Me: Barb Abney just gave me a shout out on The Current for naming I Will Dare as my favorite ‘Mats song. She chose The Ledge. I had to tell someone.
Trip: Hard to pick a fave, but yours is better than hers. I’ll go with Within Your Reach for today, or Unsatisfied.
Me: If it makes you feel any better, I still like you even when you’re WRONG.
Trip: Fuck it then: Trumpet Clip.
Me: You’re a bad, bad man.
Trip: Was it Jim Walsh who said his favorite was Beer for Breakfast? Questionable.
Me: Beer for Breakfast is Beethoven’s 5th compared to Trumpet Clip which is [name redacted to protect the totally innocent] singing to herself in the shower.

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  1. FS 12.Jan.10 at 8:01 am

    Bastards of Young.

  2. steve 12.Jan.10 at 8:23 am

    Unsatisfied or Hold My Life.

  3. kim 16.Jan.10 at 12:04 am

    Here Comes a Regular.


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