Sunday, October 3, 2010

Bloggaday 231 – SotW 19 Short Skirt Long Jacket pt2

Bloggaday 231 – SotW 19 Short Skirt Long Jacket pt2

Chuck: A hearty hello, Bloggaday Readers, from Chuck and Tom, your hosts of the Song of the Week. Today, we finally get to the mysterious pic-

Tom: Woo wooOOooo

Chuck: Tom,



Tom: Woo?

Chuck: Just tell us the three songs vying for this week’s title.

Tom: Alright then… The three songs are “Bourgeois Shangri-La” by Miss Li, “Bruises” by Chairlift, and “Short Skirt Long Jacket” by Cake.

Chuck: Should we put any stock in that order?

Tom: Well, as I think we covered a couple of weeks ago the “Get Off On the Pain,” they were downloaded in that order, putting “Short Skirt Long Jacket” on top since Bloggaday Author, David Dysart, liked that song the best and anticipated that whenever he wanted to start at the top, it would be best and have the most replayabilty.

Chuck: Wow, Tom, four lines of text. I’m impressed.

Tom: Meah, I’m a dynamic character; what can I say.

Chuck: I don’t know, but to get on topic, if memory serves, “Get off on the Pain” was smack-dab in the middle on that set of downloads, so I ask again, should we put any stock in that lineup?

Tom: While “Lover Lover” was ahead of it and hasn’t been featured as an SotW, the top song, “If I Die Young,” WAS a SotW, so that was more of a case of stiff competition than incompetent download order.

Chuck: So, I guess that answers the question then.

Tom: Well, if you want to put money on it, go ahead. Just don’t complain to me when the results come in.

Chuck: Fine, give me a minute… I think we have an understanding.

Tom: What are you doing?

Chuck: I’m calling my bookie.

Tom: And they call me unprofessional…

Chuck: Yeah, it’s Chuck from the Bloggaday. I want two thousand on “Bourgeois Shangri-La” by Miss Li.

Tom: Well, while Chuck is being a horrible example for all of our younger readers, I guess I could talk about how the download order got its start.

Chuck: I don’t care. I’m good for the money.

Tom: Well, back when Bloggaday Author, David Dysart was trying to purchase the billionth song on iTunes, he ended up buying 7 songs from iTunes, “Viva La Vida,” “Photograph,” Headstrong,” “Iron Man,” “War Pigs*,” “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” and “Thriller.” Unfortunately, the two MJ songs weren’t the best of them, so it was an awkward situation for all.

Chuck: Okay, so you’ll take a four thousand bet, but not two thousand? That’s ridiculous.

Tom: Kinda like now.

Chuck: Fine, put me down for four grand.

Tom: Alright, I guess we should get down to business…

Chuck: Yep, I can’t wait to call him back and throw it in his smug face.

Tom: Okay. This week’s SotW is…

Paul: dududududdudududududududu

Tom: You know what? This is going to be good, so I think we should go for a third Bloggaday.

Chuck: Fine. Bloggaday Readers, we thank you for reading another SotW Bloggaday. Tune in tomorrow for the ACTUAL last post to this little saga known as Song of the Week 19.

If I can reference a previous Final Thought,

You’ve set off on such a special voyage,

A three hour voyage on the SS OTW.

Pardon my stutter, I apologize.

So where will this three,

Three hour voyage

Maroon you?

Perhaps to

The #


Listening to

A mediocre and nameless Coldpay song

Twitter Tag

The saga of the 19th Song of the Week continues, only on Bloggaday

Exit stage right to my corner of the interweb > \/ Plaster Caster Twitter Strutter Hung My Head in a Tumblr A Little Less Conversation and a Whole Lotta Love If I Never See Your Face Again

Youtube Awesomeness Still deciding to try to capture it or let it slip

For the Piccaday Says I broke it twice, I must have done it half a dozen times Because Yesterdays ain’t got nothing on me From the nest in the hills chillin’ with Flynt

New to the Bloggaday? These are the essential posts to see

1 The basics

3 Get PWND with story content

73 Mash-up of science and relatable humor? It’s just Bloggaday

85 Deadpan humor and drama, what more can you want?

118 Maybe some practical real world advice drowned in humor.

137 My new favorite segments, the Sotw and PoM with Tom and Chuck

* I have the Cake cover. I wonder if it’s the same Cake. It must be… They just sound drastically different.

231 October 3

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