Lollapalooza 2008 Day 1: Overheard
A middle-aged man in a Kane County Cougars shirt advising friends on Saturday viewing:
"Management, or M-G-M-T—big buzz. Black Kids—haven't heard 'em, but big buzz, big buzz…Yo, buy me a t-shirt from Love & Rockets."
Electric Touch playing "Come Together" on the BMI Stage.
Shirtless dudes who look like the drummer in Red Hot Chili Peppers, passing drinks over the fence to kids:
"Where you guys from?"
"You hear about how they found the biggest natural gas reserve there? I own that land. I'm going to be rich, bro."
"Dude, you'll be getting more ass than boy bands!"
"I've got an old fashioned French J in my pocket."
Cubs Fans during Radiohead's "Nude":
"... he's got an ERA of, like, 6…[turns to stage as Thom Yorke hits his final falsetto] Dudes, that's some good stuff."
“I work at Barnes & Noble and we’ve been playing Duffy eight times a day for the last month.”