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Counting Down - The Life and Thoughts of Zach

Sep. 11th, 2003

11:32 am - Counting Down

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Random survey ala Chia (herbivorous).

Twenty (I bet this should have been TEN and Chia changed it....shame!) BANDS/performers THAT YOU HAVE SEEN LIVE (massively incomplete, random, in no order)

1) Sinead O'Connor
2) Ani DiFranco
3) Janis Ian
4) Black '47
5) The Violent Femmes
6) Melissa Ferrick
7) Jethro Tull
8) John Lee Hooker
9) Richard Thompson
10) The Drovers
11) My Scarlet Life
12) The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
13) Kodo
14) Moxy Fruvous
15) They Might Be Giants
16) The Neilds
17) Brother
18) Alix Olson
19) Bitch and Animal
20) Buster's Dream

NINE THINGS THAT YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO (incomplete, in no order)

1) Going to Oregon in a week to party like a rock star
2) Finishing the IMC's capital campaign
3) Finishing my dad's first album
4) Organizing a folk festival in Ontanagon Michigan
5) Having a clean house
6) Having a clean and organized bedroom
7) Attending my first major direct action in 2 years (surprisingly, only my 3rd major (10,000 people or more) direct action ever).
8) Getting off the grid and living in a sustainable urban commune.
9) Nookie (not that it's in my sights, but I'm sure I'll get some someday)

EIGHT THINGS THAT YOU WEAR DAILY (incomplete, in no order)
1) Socks
2) Shirt
3) New Balance Running Shoes
4) Pants
5) Belt
...ummm...That's it. The other things are all optional and not daily to be wearing. But I *often* have:
5) Fetish pouch or other necklace
6) Boxers
7) Ring
8) Flanel Shirt

SEVEN THINGS THAT ANNOY YOU (in no order)
1) Sol Tec DSL
2) The Ratrace
3) Egomaniacs
4) Betrayal
5) Over-competitive people
6) Cars
7) Consumer Drone "Patriots"

SIX THINGS THAT YOU TOUCH EVERYDAY (incomplete, in no order)

1) Keyboard and other controls
2) Bicycle
3) Food
4) Doors
5) Books and CDs
6) Clothing

FIVE MOVIES THAT YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER (incomplete, in no order)
1) The Blues Brothers
2) Breakfast Club
3) The Princess Bride
4) Matewan
5) Real Genius

FOUR PEOPLE WHO YOU'D LIKE TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH (incomplete, in no order)

1) Chia
2) Rose
3) Jared
4) Michele

THREE CDs THAT YOU LISTENED TO LAST
1) Canned Heat, "Uncanned! The Best of Canned Heat"
2) Marianne Faithful, "Broken English"
3) Buster's Dream, IMCfest 2003 Bootleg

TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS EVER (incomplete, in no order)

1) "Blackbird", The Beatles, as covered by Dionne Farris
2) "1952 Vincent Black Lightening", Richard Thompson

ONE PERSON (among many) THAT YOU WOULD (could, but won't) SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WITH
1) Annie

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From:sophrosyne19
Date:September 11th, 2003 10:01 am (UTC)

groovy survey

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Ten BANDS/performers THAT YOU HAVE SEEN LIVE (massively incomplete, random, in no order)

1) The Tragically Hip
2) U2
3) radiohead
4) They Might Be Giants
5) Soul Coughing
6) Beck
7) Everclear
8) Toad the Wet Sprocket
9) PJ Harvey
10) Bleu

NINE THINGS THAT YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO (incomplete, in no order)

1) Ben coming back into town tomorrow
2) The NHL Season beginning
3) Seeing the Avs/Kings pre-season game in Vegas
4) Spending time with Colin while he's here
5) Finishing the handful of books I've started
6) Finally reading Cryptonomicon
7) What I will do after working at UCLA
8) Seeing my family from Chicago more often
9) writing that letter

EIGHT THINGS THAT YOU WEAR DAILY (incomplete, in no order)
1) underwear
2) ring
3) bra
4) Warm Vanilla Sugar body cream
5) boots
6) work pants
6) my grey after-work pants
7) my hair up, at some point
8) a hair tie around my wrist

SEVEN THINGS THAT ANNOY YOU (in no order)
1) my coworkers
2) the news & how it's presented
3) L.A. drivers
4) lack of communication
5) lazy people
6) having to buy gas
7) hot weather

SIX THINGS THAT YOU TOUCH EVERYDAY (incomplete, in no order)

1) DeeDee (my dog)
2) My pillows
3) My hair
4) My phone
5) My steering wheel
6) My pen

FIVE MOVIES THAT YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER (incomplete, in no order)
1) Office Space
2) The Big Lebowski
3) Ferris Bueller's Day Off
4) Can't Hardly Wait
5) Mallrats

FOUR PEOPLE WHO YOU'D LIKE TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH (incomplete, in no order)

1) Ben
2) Katy
3) Jen
4) Tim

THREE CDs THAT YOU LISTENED TO LAST
1) The Doves "Lost Souls"
2) The Tragically Hip "Road Apples"
3) U2 "Pop"

TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS EVER (incomplete, in no order)

1) "Hallelujah", Leonard Cohen, as covered by Jeff Buckley
2) "Slow Dancing", Bono & the Edge

ONE PERSON (among many) THAT YOU WOULD (could, but won't) SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WITH
1) Katy
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From:herbivorous
Date:September 11th, 2003 10:21 am (UTC)

Nuh-uh!

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I did *not* change it from ten to twenty! I swear! I got it this way from a friend!
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From:assclouds
Date:September 11th, 2003 01:35 pm (UTC)
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Twenty (I bet, like Zach said, that this should have been TEN but I really dont care) BANDS/performers THAT YOU HAVE SEEN LIVE (massively incomplete, random, in no order)

1) Einstürzende Neubauten
2) Dead Voices On Air
3) Neon Hunk (!!!)
4) Mogwai
5) Not Breathing
6) Stars Of The Lid
7) Negativland
8) Black Heart Procession
9) The Angels Of Light
10) Robert Rich
11) Ultra Milkmaids
12) Günter Müller
13) Troum
14) Bauhaus
15) Fugazi
16) The [Law-Rah] Collective
17) Deutsch Nepal
18) Wesley Willis
19) Man... Or Astroman?
20) Hum

NINE THINGS THAT YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO (incomplete, in no order)

1) Quitting my fucking job (this is definately el numero uno)
2) The SuddenSound performance on WEFT on Monday the 15th
3) Getting some time alone
4) Working on music again
5) Possibly driving to Miami in November to destroy my respiratory system
6) Possibly driving to Cincinatti to see Andy and catch Mogwai
7) Learning how to mic drums and guitars
8) Deciding on a direction in life and getting on with it
9) A good night's sleep

EIGHT THINGS THAT YOU WEAR DAILY (incomplete, in no order)
1) glasses
2) pants
3) belt
4) sandals or combat boots
5) shirt
6) boxers
7) angst
8) heart on sleeve

SEVEN THINGS THAT ANNOY YOU (in no order)
1) slow drivers
2) hypocrites
3) the 70%
4) nationalism
5) clutter
6) my own inactivity
7) my stupid stupid knees

SIX THINGS THAT YOU TOUCH EVERYDAY (incomplete, clearly)

1) computer
2) cell phone (sigh)
3) coffee
4) the ground
5) my glasses
6) the bridge of my nose

FIVE MOVIES THAT YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER (probably even in this order)
1) The Big Lebowski
2) Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
3) Wet Hot American Summer
4) Bulworth
5) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

FOUR PEOPLE WHO YOU'D LIKE TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH (incomplete, in alphabetical order)

1) Andy
2) Amelia
3) Elly
4) Justin

THREE CDs THAT YOU LISTENED TO LAST
1) Secret Chiefs 3 "First Grand Constitution and Bylaws"
2) Main "Ligature - Remixes"
3) Volcano The Bear "The One Burned Ma"

TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS EVER (ever!?!?!?)

... there is no conceivable way I could trim this down to just two.

For the right right right now kind of 'now':

1) Devendra Banhart "Soon Is Good"
2) Mr Bungle "Goodbye Sober Day"

ONE PERSON (among many) THAT YOU WOULD (could, but won't) SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WITH
1) well... a maid? that works, right? how in the world am I supposed to respond to this? there are so many wonderful people in my life that choosing just one for this space would be an insult to many.
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From:boannan
Date:September 12th, 2003 12:30 am (UTC)
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TWENTY BANDS/performers THAT YOU HAVE SEEN LIVE (massively incomplete, random, in no order)

1) U2
2) Melissa Ferrick
3) Altan
4) The Chieftans
5) Sarah MacLachlan (sp?)
6) Paddy Clancy
7) Black 47
8) Brother
9) Cherish the Ladies
10) Ani
11) Indigo Girls
12) Tracy Chapman
13) Fiona Apple (I know, I know)
14) Dar Williams
15) Bruce Springsteen
16) Tina Turner
17) Cyndi Lauper
18) Moxy Fruvous
19) Moby
20) Blues Traveler


NINE THINGS THAT YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO (incomplete, in no order)

1) Comin back to Chi-town!
2) Going to Door County in October
3) Seeing my sister graduate college
4) Getting a cool two-bedroom apartment
5) Third-year of law school (no classes Thursday or Friday!)
6) Planting stuff in the garden
7) Taking intermediate Irish dance
8) Finally writing wedding thank-you notes
9) Chilling by the pool


EIGHT THINGS THAT YOU WEAR DAILY (incomplete, in no order)

1) glasses
2) ring
3) shoes
4) .....
Ummm....That's it. The other things are all optional and not daily wearing. But I *often* have:
5) shirt
6) pants
7) earrings
8) sunblock


SEVEN THINGS THAT ANNOY YOU (in no order)
1) waiting in line
2) sanctimonious people
3) deconstructionist theory
4) evangelists
5) bad shoes
6) bad hair
7) tight pants


SIX THINGS THAT YOU TOUCH EVERYDAY (incomplete, in no order)
1) my hair
2) my face
3) sunshine!
4) my cat
5) my Securities Regulation textbook (nyargh)
6) my keys


FIVE MOVIES THAT YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER (incomplete, in no order)
1) Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
2) Star Wars
3) Henry V
4) Wargames
5) The Neverending Story


FOUR PEOPLE WHO YOU'D LIKE TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH (incomplete, in no order) (yeah, I know I'm cheating -- but so many of my friends live so far away at the moment)
1) Molly
2) The Imsa-ites!
3) Zach and Don and co!
4) Katie


THREE CDs THAT YOU LISTENED TO LAST
1) U2, The Best of U2
2) Donde estan los ladrones? (Shakira -- don't ask)
3) Nora Jones, "Come Away with Me"


TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS EVER (incomplete, in no order)
1) "Everest", Ani DiFranco
2) "Proud Mary," Tina Turner


ONE PERSON THAT YOU WOULD SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WITH:
1) Sunshine! (just got married to 'em! :)




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From:herbivorous
Date:September 12th, 2003 12:08 pm (UTC)

yeesh.

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y'know, the only thing about this survey is as I'm reading other's responses, I keep getting reminded of neato musicians that I've seen that I didn't put in. "Oh yeah! I saw him in Albuquerque!"

Dammit.
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From:nomadwolf
Date:September 14th, 2003 03:14 am (UTC)
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Twenty BANDS/performers THAT YOU HAVE SEEN LIVE:
In order (good to less good) of how much I like them. Almost complete list
20) Opeth (seen 3 times, from Sweden)
19) Nile (1, Texas)
18) Morbid Angel (2, US)
17) Arch Enemy (4, Sweden)
16) Garmarna (1, Sweden)
15) Lacuna Coil (1, Italy)
14) Brave (2, Virginia)
13) Megadeth (1, US)
12) Metallica-"Black" era (1, US)
11) Gaelic Storm (3, all-over)
10) Avernus (2, Chicago)
9) November's Doom (4, Chicago)
8) Drain S.T.H. (3, Sweden)
7) Anathema (1, UK)
6) Amorphis (2, Finland)
5) Hairbanger's Ball (4?, Chicago)
4) Grey Skies Fallen (2, New Jersey?)
3) Primal Fear (1, Germany)
2) Maudlin of the Well (1, US)
1) Long Winter's Stare (1, US?)

NINE THINGS THAT YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO (incomplete, in no order)
9) Getting out of Yeosu, Korea
8) Pam's wedding
7) The next albums by Vintersorg and Morbid Angel.
6) The next Robert Jordan book (don't kick me!)
5) My next (travel) assignment for work.
4) Seeing most of my friends and family upon my return.
3) Eating Chipotle.
2) Picking up the CDs and DVDs that I've ordered in my time here and are sitting at my parents' house.
1) Finding me a woman... (well, not the finding part, the afterwards part)

EIGHT THINGS THAT YOU WEAR DAILY (incomplete, in no order)
8) Socks
7) Shirt
6) Shoes
5) Underwear
4) Belt
3) Shorts
2) PJs
Almost daily:
1) Slacks.

SEVEN THINGS THAT ANNOY YOU (in no order)
7) This work assignment
6) Republicans
5) Pop-up windows
4) Korean drivers
3) My laziness
2) WWF (or whatever the hell it's called now)
1) Mornings

SIX THINGS THAT YOU TOUCH EVERYDAY (incomplete, clearly)
6) Everything in "EIGHT THINGS THAT YOU WEAR DAILY"
5) Computer
4) Wallet
3) Most of my toiletries
2) Hotel keys.
1) Bed

FIVE MOVIES THAT YOU COULD WATCH OVER AND OVER
5) The Big Lebowski
4) Office Space
3) Snatch
2) Fiddler on the Roof
1) Iron Monkey

FOUR PEOPLE WHO YOU'D LIKE TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH (incomplete, in no order)
4) Ai-Lun ;(
3) Imran
2) Becky
1) Scott

THREE CDs THAT YOU LISTENED TO LAST
3) Morgion - Solinari (now playing)
2) Tristitia - Crucidiction
1) Vintersorg - hedniskhjartad

TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS EVER (2 good songs I currently listen to a lot)
2) Nile - Unas, Slayer of the Gods
1) Opeth - To Bid You Farewell

ONE PERSON THAT YOU WOULD SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WITH
Oh, that's just a can of worms... Not gonna touch it.
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