Whiskerino 2009

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  • posted: December 10 @ 3:49am
Bazan 'butes @Pip !!!!

He -holding a Jazzmaster guitar in one hand and a Detroit Atwater Michigan Lager in the other;

Whilst this beard just admires another.

It should be noted Dave was totally in to this picture and the idea of it. He asked, "is the original dude smiling or anything?" i said, "dude, do what you want."

and wow, was i impressed with the outcome.

Comments

SoulGlo1976 says:
Curse your branches, bless this picture.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:30am -
Daniel says:
Miguelito the Lion
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:41am -
Jar says:
awesome!

Also, great shirt man.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:43am -
Katie says:
...so when I try to tell people about Whiskerino, I just get blank stares and lots of confusion. How the hell did you explain this to him?
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:49am -
Katie says:
Also: he looks maaaaaad cuddly. I hope you hugged him.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:50am -
miguelito says:
@Katie i gave him the post-christian side hug.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:54am -
miguelito says:
@Katie i told him it was an online beard growing community/"competition". I asked if he'd heard about it, he said no (though @ACE got a pic with him in 2007) but he said it sounded like a really cool idea. then i told him about tributes and @Pip and asked him to do this shot right before i asked him for a high five.

clame
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:57am -
Katie says:
Awesome! Yeah, I saw the high-five photograph yesterday. I was wondering why you didn't use it but now I see.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:00am -
mOtke says:
Awesomesauce.

Seriously.

I've been listening to Pedro the Lion for years, and I've seen them live probably five times over the years. One of my favorite parts was how he always took questions from the audience.

Did he do that during the house concert? How was it? What kind of stuff did he play?

Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:08am -
mOtke says:
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:08am -
mOtke says:
hehe. I keep trying to put a / fanboy with around it, hence the empty post...
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:09am -
miguelito says:
@motke and @andrew

he played 4 christmas songs, a tom petty cover, another cover i was unfamiliar with 4 songs from Curse Your Branches, and Big Trucks and Priests and Paramedics. He had his drummer, Casey Foubert playing electric guitar on the CYB songs.

and yes, he took many questions. there were maybe 30 people there crammed in this little townhouse in Corktown, Detroit. actually the questions were more like conversations. i blurted out, "this is more like VH1 storytellers at this point" to which he laughed, and capoed his guitar. he was a real peach, that guy. totally open and honest and friendly and funny. as always.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:15am -
Andrew says:
instakingfaved. he smiled huge.

truly, truly awesomesauce.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:30am -
miguelito says:
@Andrew - told him i wanted the high five, "just so i can have options."

and what did he say? "Well, it's GOOD to have options. *snicker"

OMGGGGGGGGGG!!!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:43am -
Katie says:
Mig, you are like, the cutest fanboy ever. Heart you so much.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:45am -
jnonfiction says:
You're so geeked.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 5:52am -
Pip says:
You're 100% awesome. Thanks for this.

The Jazzmaster may be the best 'pet' used in The Pose yet. I will own one SOMEDAY.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 6:00am -
JamesC says:
afterwards did you guys both have a good cry?
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 6:17am -
miguelito says:
@jamesc what's with you and all the crying? we actually laughed a lot.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 6:23am -
Furricane says:
WAY cool
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 6:39am -
EdwardTeach says:
@miguelito - "post-chiristian side hug" hilarious. kinged for getting bazan to do the @pip .

awesome. awesome. awesome.

Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:01am -
wiseacre says:
I see no reason for me to even upload a photo today. Not after this.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:06am -
ThatGuy says:
Nice @pip pose. And bonus points for the Jazzmaster. Love those.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:11am -
R E N A U D says:
it's Bazanathon!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:24am -
mattyc says:
who is pip?
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:42am -
Andrew says:
@renaud is on to something. discog day.

also, I REALLY dig Dial M. Put it on during the ride to work.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:51am -
gfmorris says:
@miguelito This is full of win.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 8:28am -
keifel says:
there are no words for how awesome this is.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 8:30am -
Keith says:
kinging you cause i am a bazan fanboy as well
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 9:32am -
Scrivener says:
I think what makes this even the more awesomer is that you got him to do the Pip pose.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 10:52am -
Scrivener says:
When I got to meet Sam Beam I talked to him about Whiskerino and Moustache May and took a photo with him. Unfortunately, even though I still had my handlebars then, Moustache May had ended a couple of weeks before and I did not get to get any votes for posting that cameo shot.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 10:53am -
WHERE THERES A WILL THERES A BEARD says:
woah... is that dave bazzan?
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 11:36am -
robberfly says:
celebrity @pip'in
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 12:12pm -
zackle says:
Here's to heroes. They say you shouldn't ever meet 'em, but I say hogwash.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 2:48pm -
iamaaronmartin says:
SUPER KINGED for your Starflyer 59 shirt!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 4:06pm -
Andrew says:
I wish I could king this again. and again, I say!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:55pm -
wondermade says:
I told my wife about this. She loved it.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 9:15pm -
folliclejuju says:
mig! beer!! guitar!!! t-shirt!!!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 11:15pm -
Ace says:
Wait... you got him to do the pose and everything... dang. This puts my photo from last whiskerino to shame.

Also, if you win king beard, I'm totally gonna text dave to tell him about his kingshipness.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 11:58pm -
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