and then you can thank me for trying to make the world a somewhat hipper place.
John and I met in high school, he a Cub fan from the North Side who always had something funny to say, me a Sox fan from the southwest ‘burbs who started to learn that he makes a much better straight man than funny guy. It’s a story that hasn’t been told enough, how to boys from privileged house holds over came their geographical and rooting interest differences to become science partners, Pete Townshend junkies, and friends. We were also lucky enough to go off to college in the same town (DC) where I got to watch John begin to practice his craft doing Improv shows and the such. (we don't know why the font changed for the record... and we don't feel figuring it out and fixing it).
So to make a long story short… John is funny and you should watch this and enjoy it. Also check out the “I Love the 30s” Stuff he’s done/wrote. It’s pretty great.
Also of note, a former high school crush makes an appearance in the crowd… I think the St. Ignatius College Prep Class of 2000 set a record for ‘most appearances on a “Live at
And we realize we're just beating around the Bush here, that isn't a picture of John, it's Pete Townshend one of our heros back when we were 17, and yes we're ending this right about... so just watch the clip… will ya?