Daily Archives June 12, 2005

June, 2004

JUNE, 2004
I received this email a few days ago:

the second week of July we are going cross the US and then we got a couple of
shows on the weekend after. You want to open ?

– Mr. John Flansburgh

So, I’m taking that offer and will see many good times ahead.

Speaking of the Giants, you can download Particle Man featuring the Linnell/Corn Mo duet.

Dallas Genius, David Hanson, Makes Another Robot Head
The first one was his wife. This one is Philip K. Dick. Brilliant. I think you can see it at Wired’s Next Fest.

Read his paper on making robots look like humans as opposed to machines.

“When a robot looks too much like the real thing, it’s creepy”. – Osaka University Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro.

So, more on robots, if you’re in Edinburgh visit here. They had a robot jellyfish in ...

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Sorry about Seaports

For those that came out to the show Saturday night expecting a full show, I’m sorry. I’m really sorry. I was supposed to do a 30-45 minute set and was told 15 minutes before I went on that it was going to be a 3 song set. I had my piano and drummer with me and had to leave those offstage. After hearing some lamentations from folks after the set and from those who missed it completely due to the debacle (what a lovely word) I decided to treat myself to an Italian ice. Cherry. And it was tasty. But for real, I feel a little showtime blue balls (I don’t know how else to put it). So, I’m hoping to do a set, soon. Keep watching the site because I may get one this week.
Ding Dong,
The Giants are very gracious.

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