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Last weekend, as you may recall, my mom and I were gabbing with women, catching up, drinking wine and eating cheese and crackers, you know, you know, things that grown-ups do. I guess everyone was talking about trips/vacations they had taken recently, and I said that I had been to Seattle last September (holy cow, I can't believe that was a whole year ago!).

me: I shook Elvis Costello's hand!
Mom: Pssh, Elvis Costello.
me: What's wrong with Elvis Costello?
Mom (dismissively): Oh, that man wears ugly hats.
me: ...
me: Well yeah, he does.
Mom: Him and Tom Waits. They're both always wearing ugly hats.
me: !!!

Man, I don't even know anything about Tom Waits. Man, my mom.

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counterfeitfake
Sep. 19th, 2003 10:47 am (UTC)
your mom
I didn't even think his hats are particularly ugly... are they really?

He does unquestionably look like a complete schmuck on the front of Punch the Clock though.
littlewashu
Sep. 19th, 2003 12:05 pm (UTC)
Re: your mom
I didn't even think his hats are particularly ugly... are they really?

Maybe not? I dunno. My mom thinks that everything different is ugly. That one from the Burt Bacharach record is pretty tragic.

He does unquestionably look like a complete schmuck on the front of Punch the Clock though.

Um hello, Spike?? Good Lord, I can't look at that album, it makes me not want to have sex with him, and we certainly can't have that.

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