"That guy right there, the one with the pink hat... No, the one holding a frisbee... Green sunglasses... Yep, that's him..."
Hey, AT&T, thanks for sponsoring more than one stage. But maybe next time your money would be better spent making sure people aren't cursing your name when their cell phones don't work anywhere near Zilker Park.
You know, this damn marketing campaign really is the least weird thing about the city.
"Dude, we gotta go with the Dead flag."
"Totally. But won't other people have that too?"
"Dude, you're right. Everyone loves the Dead. Maybe we should go with the smiley face instead."
"Awesome. But what if we're not the only ones with that either?"
"Wait a minute, man. I just had a killer idea..."
Speaking of flags, you just knew it was only a matter of time before someone busted out the blow-up doll. Does anyone actually use these for anything besides novelty? On second thought, don't answer that.
The Arcade Fire kicked ass. No joke.
-- Keith Plocek
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