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Thursday, May 19, 2005

Live from the Grand Ole Opry

For those who haven't been to the Opry, let me explain its awesomeness. The Opry is a radio show--which means the performers come out, do two or three songs, then commercials come on. This allows the greatest sight in show business--the wheeling out of the old person. Nashville has perfected the art of dressing up some near-dead corpse (in my case, Loretta Lynn), covering them in make-up and an over the top outfit, carting them on stage for a few tunes, then putting them back on their deathbed. Truly, amazing. They don't get this shit in France.