This Week in Milford

July 4, 2018

Happy Thorp Of July, Everyone!

Filed under: Boredom in Milford, Chunky Bracelets, Just plain sad, Milford Idiots — timbuys @ 6:07 am


Please enjoy the adult beverage of your choice in moderate moderation and set off lots of fireworks!

P1: Wouldn’t it be better to have, rather than a more or less anonymous character ask, someone like Ryan Von Auken poking holes in K-Pel’s aspirations?

P2: Sigh.

P3: Double sigh.

Edited to add the following as it looks like our Fourth will be washed out. I was at this show (one of two that night). It was incredible.

Edited to further add the following:




  1. Appears we will soon get an answer to the question “WHAT Bader story?”

    Comment by vaganova — July 4, 2018 @ 7:36 am

  2. Good good good. Now I’ll call Dr. Pearl and tell her to have the school on lockdown for when Barry shows up.

    Comment by jvwalt — July 4, 2018 @ 10:57 am

  3. P 3 needs another “good,” as jvwalt implies. Are we good with that?

    Comment by vaganova — July 4, 2018 @ 1:24 pm

  4. I saw The Living Elvis at the Atlanta Civic Center on his Spinning Songbook Tour lo these many years ago. Nick Lowe opened for him, then joined him onstage for the first encore. Unforgettable.

    Thursday post forthcoming.

    Comment by teenchy — July 5, 2018 @ 4:39 am

  5. Kev literally can’t tell the fucking difference between a full scholarship and an invite to try out… Yeah, tell me more about his 3.5 GPA intellect…

    Comment by hitorque — July 5, 2018 @ 9:02 am

  6. Awesome! I was at that same Nick/Elvis show you were at too — great we both made it and a cool coincidence for commentators on this site (what are the odds?), because it is a very small venue and there was very little publicity about the event.

    Great memories of a great show (although, to be honest, I wouldn’t have minded if they’d sung some of their own songs themselves too!

    I’ve also seen Elvis Costello with the Attractions and the Impostors. And Nick Lowe, with Rockpile, in 1981 in a small theater in Chicago quite like the Great American Music Hall in SF.

    Comment by Moon Mullins — July 6, 2018 @ 3:44 pm

  7. […] timbuys’ Thorp of July post had some of us drifting off in Costello/Lowe reverie and realizing that we may have been in the […]

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