Recent contest submission form, whose author won Art Brut tickets at the Mercury Lounge for tomorrow night.
"My wife and I just had a baby and it is fucking impossible!
is so hard, in fact, that we are leaving our "hip" Brooklyn "lifestyle"
and moving to the suburban midwest, where our souls will die, but at
least we can fob the kid off on the family once in a while.
Brut is one of my favorite bands, but I have not ever seen them. My
wife has never been to the famed Mercury Lounge, and now fears she
Please let us feel like real people just for one night, and let us enjoy an evening of rock and beer and independence and youth!
Sweet baby Jesus, Eddie! If you have one shred of compassion, you'll make this happen for us.
Thank you, sir. Now that I have shed my dignity, I bid you good day."