Allright, folks, I'm off to our nation's glorious capital in an hour. And every time I head down there, I can't help but think of how great of a country we have. This is our country. Somebody should really write a song about that. And play it a lot. On Sundays. All day.
Mellencamp begins to defend himself [NYT]:
“People say I sold out,” John Mellencamp said, explaining his decision to license a song for a Chevrolet commercial. “No, I got sold out. Sometime during the ’90s record companies made the decision that us guys who had been around for a long time and had sold millions of records and were household names just weren’t as interesting as girls in stretch dresses.”Sounds about right, Johnny. Get out there and wage a PR war against oversaturation. After a ditty like that, I'll take your side every time.
Slack Link of the Day: You gotta be shitting me -- the MLB Extra Inning package is no longer an option for regular schmucks like us. DirectTV, you suck big floppy donkey dick.
Slack Video and Song of the Day: Danjaboots last night. 'Nuff said.