Early Saturday, April 6, 2002 2:52am
Well I didn’t finish my last story yet, but I
have even greater news that I have to let you guys know
got home about half an hour ago from Downtown Disney.
I was hanging out with my brother, my friend
Faris, and my sister Nicole, Kuba, and a few other
people… cuz it was Kuba’s birthday and stuff.
I happened to see Poorman (this guy who I used to
work for, and who’s on KIIS FM right now…. a really
huge Los Angeles station) standing outside of the club
“Y Arriba Y
Arriba,” and talking on his cell phone.
He saw me and was all, “Hey Marc!”
I said hey and stuff, and then he offered to get
me and my friends in for free, so we went in.
DAMN… the girls were sooooooo fiiiinnneee….
but I’m not the kind that is all slick with the Armani
slacks and a tight midriff and all that, so the girls
probably didn’t take notice of lil old me.
Anyway, we’re in there just hanging out and
stuff, and it was pretty fun.
Then later, Poorman leaves the club and heads
towards the movie theater, and I followed him to talk.
I’ll finish this tomorrow.
It’s late, and I need to get these contacts out
before they form cataracts. 3:00am
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
Time flies too fast sometimes, does
it not?! First
of all, let me just ease your concerns by letting you
all know that I did manage to get those contacts out
without any further incident… other than minor
irritation that is.
I know, I kept you all in suspense and enormous
distress, and for that I am sorry.
But it was all for a good cause, right?
Anyway, let’s see… where did I leave off.
The story is kind of old, and the excitement is
pretty much gone cuz nothing ended up coming out of it
(yet anyway), so I’m not going to go into detail.
But, please take your seats, as I am now ready to
wrap up. “And now for the conclusion of, “It Rained
That Night,” without any further interruptions.”
So I caught up with Poorman as he
was on his way to the AMC Theater, and he asked if I
wanted to join him for the screening of “National
Lampoon’s Van Wilder.”
I actually totally wanted to see the movie from
before cuz I saw the previews in the theater, and it
looked really good and stuff.
And of course, how could I resist Tara Reid?! But I was with everyone else, and I couldn’t just ditch
them, so I had to decline the offer.
I did follow him into the theater though (we just
walked in… I think they were basically closed, except
for this movie that was playing), and there was this
group of people that I got introduce to.
I guess they were people that actually worked on
the movie, along with Kal Penn… one of the stars of
this flick. Having
not seen the movie yet, I didn’t know how big a role
he had. But
I was still excited to meet the guy.
He seemed really cool and shook my hand and all
then Poorman’s assistant showed up (she actually
showed up as we entered AMC, but whatever), and I got
introduced to her.
She knew I had a band cuz Poorman told her, and
she said she used to work for Arista, and she could get
my CD to all the right people.
Now, I may be very trusting and naďve at times,
but one thing I’m not is stupid.
I’m pretty good at seeing through people. But I don’t want to get into it, so I’ll leave it at
I went into the theater and watched about 30 seconds of
the movie, and then headed back to the club to meet up
with everyone else.
I bragged to them that I just met
Kal Penn (“Who???”
“He’s the guy in the new National Lampoon
think he has a big role!!!”), and I watched a little
bit of the new movie with him.
Of course, they were all jealous, and I felt kind
of bad, so I asked if they wanted to try to go see the
movie and meet him and stuff.
My brother and Faris did, so we all headed down
there in an attempt to get in.
When we got there, we noticed that
Kal Penn and the big group he was with were out of the
movie and standing in the lobby.
I felt weird all of a sudden like I was some
stalker or something, so instead of going in, we just
waited outside the theater and talked.
Kal later came outside and sat at a
little table with a couple other people.
We waited around for a while, and then I said we
should just leave cuz this is kind of stupid.
So we headed back to the club.
But then I felt bad, and I told them we should go
back and I’ll just walk up to Kal and tell him that
they wanted to meet him.
So we headed back.
Once we got there, we saw Kal and his group of 2
or 3 others heading towards us.
I guess they were on their way back to the club
we just came from.
Anyway, I walked up to Kal and told him that my
brother and friend wanted to meet him and stuff, and he
was really cool and shook their hand and stuff.
He was totally down to earth, and I really
respect that in a person… especially someone in his
talked for a little bit, maybe a couple minutes, and
then the conversation came to an end, and we said our
goodbyes and we left.
I was so mad I didn’t have my
CD’s with me. I
always have CD’s in the car just in case I see someone
I want to give it to.
But this time we took my friend’s car, so I
didn’t have them.
Anyway, on the way out to the car, I realized
that my car was parked at a restaurant not too far away,
so we could just get the CD’s and come back!
We all got in Faris’s car and raced to where my
car was parked… some strange Italian-themed restaurant
with a “Pope Room,” a customer-seating section in
the kitchen, and lots a rad waitresses.
I got in my car and started writing my info on
the CD’s while Mario drove back to Downtown Disney and
Faris followed… or, I think it was us that followed.
Anyway, when we got there, we thought they
weren’t going to let us into the parking lot cuz it
was so super late by now and the place was closing, so
we concocted a brilliant scheme that was fool-proof and
sure to work. The
mission was cleverly titled, “We all forgot our
turned out we didn’t have to resort to
Wednesday, May 8, 2002
Hey, sorry I didn’t finish.
I got sidetracked.
Well I’m listening to Pinhead Gunpowder’s
“Losers of the Year” on CD while writing this.
I like this song! Now “Big Yellow Taxi” is on.
Awww, the memories… I used to listen to these
songs on tape every single day on the way to school.
My friend Robb Maclean made us the tape.
He’s in “Limbeck,” which a lot of you I’m
sure have heard of. Anyway, sorry I didn’t finish yesterday.
I went to go watch “Region In Conflict”
(I’m not really a news hog or anything, but I like
that show. That
and Hardball! Disappointing to some, and slightly embarrassing to admit,
but it’s the truth!), and after that I think I must
have eaten or something.
And then later, I had Hershey Almond and Heath
Bar ice cream while watching last Wednesday’s episode
of “Dawson’s Creek” on tape.
I for some forgotten reason could not watch it
last week. For
those of you who watch that show, you know that Pacey is
painting himself into a horrible predicament with his
girlfriend, all for a lady that is total manipulative
think she represents Satan even!
And Dawson only lost his virginity a few episodes
ago, after like 19 years of living… and he’s already
becoming such a proud gigolo with his one-night stands
and all. What
is going on Capeside?!!
Anyway, enough about that… I’m
going to finish now.
And by the way, I’m now listening to that comp.
we put together of all these cool bands that we’re
giving away free with our album (check our website for
4 is on now… one of my favorites cuz the chorus kicks
now for the conclusion of, “It Rained That Night,”
without any further interruptions… for reals this
So we came up with this brilliant
jacket defense as to why we all needed to get back into
Downtown Disney, but we ended up not having to implement
the tactic, due to the fact that the guards couldn’t
care less and went home, leaving the gates wide open to
us cunning strategists in possession of more tricks up
our sleeves than, than… than most modern-day
maybe I was a bit too overdramatic in that last
you get the picture… three guys racing through the
drenching rain (it rained that night… hence the title
“It Rained That Night.”
Pay attention little ones!
The symbolisms of metaphor speak the words of
don’t they teach you nothing (double negative) in
school these days?!! But then again, I’m a genius. ;)~ Now let’s see, where did I leave off… three guys
racing through torrential downpours, armed only with the
honor of getting a CD to Kal Penn… that guy in that
new “National Lampoon” movie.
Awww, the nobility of our actions were
Three Musketeers would have been proud.
Anyway, this thing is getting way
out of control. I’m
sure you guys have better things to do than listen to
this old war-hero revel in his faded glory (remember
what I said about metaphors… that war hero represents
me—the champion of humanity fighting for what I
believe in: Kal Penn owning a copy of our CD).
And by the way, that war hero reveling stuff…
that line is from a Pinhead Gunpowder song. Anyway, I’m going to sum up the rest pretty quick.
We ran towards the club, hoping to
catch Kal and friends before they left for the night.
On our way over there, we just happen to run into
Kal and friends leaving for the night.
I told Kal I had a band but didn’t have any
CD’s with me when I last talked to him.
So when he saw that I got the CD, he was so
gave him a few, and gave a few to the people that were
hanging out with him. They were all super cool and excited, and Kal said he’d get
the CD to some music director… I think for the
National Lampoon movie.
So it was all worth it!!!
Well it’s been a month now, and I
haven’t heard anything.
But what I’ve come to realize in my wise age
and many experiences, sometimes you mistake silence for
truth is though, I can get a call from him tomorrow
telling me that he and some director liked “Prom
Night” so much, that they’d like to put it in the
credits of their next venture.
You never know! Life is completely unpredictable. Maybe that’s why I’m such an optimist… cuz I realize
that fact. Just
the other day I ran into Laurie Kilker.
It’s been years, so I didn’t recognize her or
anything, but she remembered me right off the bat and
insisted she went to school with me.
I don’t think it’s a huge deal or anything in
today’s sense. But
thinking back to when she was in my class and all that,
I would have never in a million years believed that
she’d recognize me IN the class, let alone
years down the road!
To sum it all up, what I’m trying to say is
that today’s doubts and impossibilities may be
Well, I guess that’s it.
I should go now cuz I got lots to do I guess.
First though, I have to thank Heather McKnight for being
right on my a-s-s (I spelled it out in order to lessen
the offensive nature of the word) about finally
finishing it! I
really like writing these things!
I just have trouble disciplining myself
thinks they should be a hell of a lot shorter though.
I’ll have to work on that.
But I think I’ll write another one sometime
this week. Well,
we’ll see anyway.
I’m not sure if there is any major news worth
talking about. Anyway, we’ll talk soon enough.
Until next time!!!!
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