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Word from the Queen Camp

Just thought I would post a follow up to my previous entry there……
I sent a message to the Queen fan club the other day just to voice my support of a tour and reminding them that they would need to make a stop somewhere in the northeastern states just for me 😉 In any case, one of the things I’ve always loved about the QFC is that the woman who runs it is just the coolest and will actually take the time to write back to you – I never really expect it, but she always does…..I just think that’s a wonderful way to run things.

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Rumor has it…..

Ohmuhgah! Ohmuhgah!! Oh My Freakin’ God!!!!!!
I heard the absolute coolest thing on the radio today!!! I was driving home from work listening to one of the classic rock stations here in Philly and they played “Bohemian Rhapsody” – yay for me, right? Well, when it was over, they said that word is that Queen is planning a reunion tour with George Michael singing lead!
I have yet to catch my breath 🙂
I mean who the hell cares about George Michael – it is freakin’ Queen!! I can deal with George as long as I get to see the rest of the gang….yes, thank you I am quite aware that it just won’t be the same thing without Freddie but I don’t care!
I am entirely too excited about this……..I know it’s either gonna turn out that it is in fact just a rumor or that they are going to tour, but it will only be a European tour and that would totally suck ass. I would literally just die!
See you all don’t quite understand this obsession that I had (have) with Queen….I mean I was a real nutter. For about 4 years, I really think I listened to no one else! I was head over heels in love with John Deacon (the bass player) and wrote him religiously. I actually wish that I had kept copies of those letters because they would make quite the journal entries……I don’t know why I thought he’d want to listen to the incessant babble of a 16 year old girl but, whatever…..
On the plus side, at least he did write back now and again……….
Oh, God….PLEEEEEEEASE let it be true! Please just let me see this guys play once in my life!!
You just don’t know how badly I want this…………..

….and hippopotamuses like me, too….

I’ve been trying to download Brittany’s current favorite Christmas song for the last 45 minutes.
Why? Because when she woke up she decided that she needed to hear it. So Mama has to sing it. I sing three lines and then she wants to sing a different part, sing that part then I have to go back and sing it over six times and then she wants to hear the part I was singing to begin with………
[gritting my teeth as I smile really big]

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Needless to say, I am more than a little annoyed. Guns ‘N Roses never played. And, oh boy, let me tell you about the fun.
We got to the First Union Center at 7:00. We had seats in a Party Suite so we went in the VIP entrance and right up to the room. At 7:30, some local rock band came on and made alot of noise….at 8, they went away. At 8:30, Mix Master Mike came out and was on for no less than one whole hour! Rumor was that Axl was watching the Lakers game and wasn’t coming out till it was over……
Mix Master Mike went away and we waited. And waited. And waited. They were playing music over the PA system and every time a song ended, everyone started to cheer thinking that the band would be taking the stage. By 10:30, people were getting pissed and cursing and booing.
When they came out at about 10:45 and started taking the stage apart – not having made any kind of announcements, mind you – people started throwing shit. Fortunately being in the suite, we weren’t in danger of being hit with anything so we actually sat and watched for a bit.
The floor was trashed….literally, since the threw all the trashcans at the stage. Then they ripped up all those chairs and tossed them around for a while. Then someone threw a chair down from the balcony seats above us. Like I said, we were in a box with a roof over us, but we still decided it was time to go.
We left before most of the crowd did but just after they made an announcement about refunds, but because of all the noise no one could tell if they said “no refunds” or “call for refunds” so I have to call TicketMaster today to find out.
I want:
– The ticket price back
– Our parking money
– The cost of the clothes we bought just for the show refunded
– And the money Bill lost by using 8 hours holiday time to go to the show
And I want it now! Yeah, right. I seriously doubt that they are giving refunds, but I’m calling anyway.
We were able to get back out the VIP entrance and back to the car without running into any nit-wits and we picked up Brittany and got back here by about 12:15.
Hey, Axl!! Listen, hon….you don’t have that much of a grip on people this time around to start pulling this shit already. And it’s really bad form to do it for the first show in a city…..if you actually show up for the performance on Sunday, I predict a record low crowd number.
Oh, yeah….don’t forget to duck. You’re in Philly, sweetie – we like to throw shit at losers.

Fuckin’ A, man!! I was soooooo looking forward to that show!!!

Guns ‘N Roses

I’m goin’ to see Guns ‘N Roses tonight – whoo-hoo!!!!