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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Sunday, September 03, 2006

Revenge of the Bookeaters

Last night's 826 Seattle benefit at McCaw Hall was awesome (as expected). Dave Eggers, Sarah Vowell, Colin Meloy, Ben Gibbard, Daniel Handler, Stephin Merrit, John Hodgeman, Jonathan Coulton, Smooh, and Zach Rogue were all on hand for an all-star collage of words and music. Good times. As expected it's already been blogged the heck out of, including Metroblogging Seattle's excellent review here which includes linkage to video of the grand finale, Colin Meloy's self-proclaimed worst song ever "Dracula's Daughter".

Pics
Seattlest Review
Link to lyrics/download info for Jonathan Coulton's Re Your Brains


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