they only did nine shows, then them girls had to go
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“…but then they started biting people’s necks and shit, and then I had to stop watching.”

— the marvelous Sherry Ann, explaining to me earlier in the evening that, while channel surfing some weeks ago, she got sucked into an episode of the CW’s new smash “The Vampire Diaries” because a Mat Kearney tune happened to be playing during one of the scenes, but that — Kearney or no — she had to walk away when the characters indeed proved themselves to be standard issue vampires. (Sherry Ann prefers that her angst-ridden, soapy teen dramas be fangless, you understand.)


“We found that America had turned every older band into ‘the reunion band.’ It was ‘I just want to hear those eight songs and drink my beer.’ You think, ‘I’m 41 years old, and I’ve earned some level of trust.’ And you find out you’re just like everybody else. You’re no better than Bon Jovi.”

— that ever-quotable doofus Billy Corgan, discussing with Rolling Stone last year’s ill-fated Smashing Pumpkins reformation, which, with the absence of core members D’arcy Wretzky and James Iha, was anything but.