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[08 May 2005|12:19pm]

meevish
Wow! Check out this new community! How Cool!
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[25 Dec 2004|06:17pm]

_wire_
2_damn_hott
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[26 Nov 2004|09:41pm]
nun_suit
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[19 Oct 2004|04:52pm]

_wire_
 psychonaut
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[17 Oct 2004|10:10pm]

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The Nifty Advertising Agency
from “Hitweek”, probably late 60ies

Aside from being the leader of the MOI, Frank Zappa is also the president of an advertising agency, The Nifty Advertising Agency. For those who’ve always thought that this agency as well as its presidency was fake, the american paper Saturday Evening Post published a very funny article by a Mr. W.H. Manville in which an eyewitness account is given from a scene in the expensively furnished presidential office of Unicord Inc., a billion dollar company in the musical instruments and amplifier business for which FZ is advisor.

sleeping on the carpet

As Mr. Manville enters the scene, Zappa is lying on the thick carpet next to the mahonie-wooden desk at which the President of Unicord, Mr. Sidney Hack, is seated. Next to him on the carpet is Herb Cohen, vice-president of Nifty and manager of the MOI, and fast asleep.
A quote: “You should’ve listened to me, eh?”’, his finger pointed at the man behind the desk, who was playing with his reveres very selfconsciously. He said: “I’m sorry Frank. Perhaps I should’ve. When I started in this business, everybody wanted a clear sound, beautiful tones, small amplifiers that were easy to store and to carry around.” “And tomorrow you’ll go to that convention in Chicago”, the speaker on the ground continued mercilously, “and because you didn’t listen to me you’re going to show the smallest “beautiful tone” amplifiers that exist. And are you going to sell those “beautiful tone” amplifiers? No, you can rub your “beautiful tone” amps in your hair because they won’t sell, because the kids don’t want your “beautiful tone” amps. They want big, huge amplifiers, and the dealers know very well these kids won’t even come look at your “beautiful tone” amps.”
“I’m sorry Frank”, said the man behind the desk once again. “Everything changed so suddenly. Maybe I’m just an old sock.”


lies

Asked for his opinion on marketing, Zappa replies: “Most companies are fooling kids”, “our ads are totally truthful. I’ve nothing against advertising, but I do have something against liars.” He paused.
“I hate liars”, he said suddenly. “Why would I believe that”, I asked. “Why would I believe anything of what you’re saying? Like the way you ly there, a businessman talking to his clients. Why do you wear those rediculous clothes? Is that a pose?”

shocking

Again that charming verocious grin. “On one hand I wear these clothes because I like them. On the other hand because they are my trademark.” He paused. “And especially to shock you.” I already liked him a bit more. “Come along”, he said, “I’ll show you the kind of amplifiers they used to make here.” He lead me into the factory through a hallway. I felt as if I were Alice in Wonderland, some childhood dream where kids make the rules and point the grown ups to their mistakes (…)

squealing

“When I first came here” Zappa said whilst pointing at an amplifier, “I had to explain to them that young kids don’t want beautiful tones, that’s more for the weak martini-drinking generation. Young kids want to hear noise. And if to you it sounds like screeching, beeping, howling, the sort of screaming that they spend millions to get rid off at radiostations? That to us is music these days. And the kids love it if you hate it. Just go to one of these concerts. To see what your daughter is up to. So you go there, get in and you go: these miserable amps are so loud I can’t hear the words. Young kids love that, because they already know the words, and they know that you don’t know them. The amplifier is their extermination device.”
Mr. Mersky, vice-president of Unicord, said “Be reasonable Frank. It’s not all that bad.” Zappa started to talk at a very friendly tone of voice. “Listen Bernie, why do you work so hard in the music-business, where you have to put up with people like me, and customers that you don’t understand? As far as you’re concerned it could just as well be shoes or chairs or nails. Why do you work so hard in the music-business?” Mr. Mersky smiles. “I have a family Frank. I have a wife and kids to support…”

exterminator

Zappa pulled a leaflet from his back pocket and showed us an advertisement for an amplifier from a competitor. It looked bigger than anything I’d ever seen.
“Look”, he said to Mersky, “what do they call this machine? You know how well it sells. Do they call it the Mello-tone amp? Do they call it the Beauty-sound?” He pointed his finger to the name. The amp was called Exterminator. Zappa turned to Mersky again and said “Listen Bernie, you work hard and make a lot of money here. After your days work you go home and spend the money on your kids. Your son uses it to buy an Exterminator. And why does he do that? To outvoice you.” His voice got back to being soft and friendly. “So why do you all work so hard, gentlemen?”, he asked. End of quote.

love

At the end of the article Manville asks Zappa what he thinks of all “those young kids in San Fransisco that are talking about love all the time”. “If you have it, you don’t need to talk about it all the time”, Zappa replies.

“Do you talk about it?”
“Did you hear one word?”
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[22 Sep 2004|11:12am]

_wire_
1. What is the geekiest part of your music collection:hmmmm I think I'm gonna go with buddy holly, cause you know, he was geeky.

2. What do you eat when you raid the fridge at night: Pasta or pizza.

3. How much money would it take to give up the Internet for one year: a million dollars (not that I like the internet, i would just like a million dollars!)

4. What is your secret guaranteed weeping movie: I don't have one (seriously!)



5. Do you have a completely irrational fear: hmmm my only big fear is Claustrophobia (small spaces) but I think that's pretty rational.

6. What is a physical habit that gives away your insecure moments: I stick my hands in my pockets and look at the ground.

7. Do you know anyone famous: Katie Kato.

8. Describe your bed: it's comfortable. (although I always sleep on my couch for some reason)

9. Do you know how to play poker: I used to.

10. What do you carry with you at all times: My keys. or a walkman.

11. What do you miss most about being little: the sense of wonder and awe.

12. Are you happy with your given name: not really.

13. What color is your bedroom: uhh white.

14. Do you consider yourself to be a nice person: for the most part, yes.

15. Do you spend more time with your girlfriend/boyfriend or your friends: ahaha G/F.

16. What's one thing you wish you could do but can't: paint or draw realy well.

17. What is your ideal marriage location: uhh in the scottish hills.

18. What's one instrument you wish you could play: hmmm saxaphone?(i'll learn eventually!)

19. Something you love and hate: At the same time? my solemn and solitary nature.

20. What's one language you want to learn: gallic.

21. What do you order at a bar: I don't.

22. Have you ever pierced your body parts: na

23. Do you drive stick: ahaha yeah all nite!

24. What's one trait you hate in a person: arrogance.

25. What kind of watch do you wear: I don't

26. Do you consider yourself materialistic: I hope not.

27. Favorite writing instrument: pen!

28. Do you prefer to blend in or stand out: this may come as a surprise, but I would rather blend in.

29. Do you ever go out dressed like the opposite sex: na

30. What is one car you will never buy:a beetle.

31. If you won the lottery, what would you do: buy things.

32. Burial or cremation: burial.

33. If you don't like a person, how do you show it: mean spiritedness.

34. What kind of first impression do you think you give people: someone Mysterious at best, an asshole at worst.

35. How many drinks before you're tipsy: hmm I don't really drink.

36. Have you ever done any illegal drugs: every day.

37. Do you think you're cute: no, but a lot of people seem to think I am.

38. Do you have a problem changing clothes in front of your friends: yeah.

39. Whats the most painful experience you've ever had (emotionally and/or physically): well that would probably be Michigan.

40. Favorite communication method:Letter writing.
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[21 Sep 2004|10:22pm]
nun_suit
NEGATIVEZAPPA138: (wouldn't it be funny if there was like this dwarf named cheeba and I smoked him?)

good ole louie<3
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[19 Sep 2004|01:13am]
nun_suit

survey, fill it out and put in a comment, or don't. whatever.Collapse )

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[08 Sep 2004|10:21am]

_wire_
did you know that when in his mid 30's, Edgar allan Poe married his Thirteen year old Cousin? wow.


BLEEPCollapse )
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[07 Sep 2004|08:35pm]

_wire_
kato is the master of awesomenes.i love her.


oh yeah and lou is the best.
the end.

( this was a caitlin kato written entry)
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i am the cute one, hes just my sister. [07 Sep 2004|08:26pm]
nun_suit

isn't that the patatomic table of elements?

no, its periodic you dumb face.

"i can't be like im a big moron frank zappa WOOOO!"

little stinkyCollapse )

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[04 Sep 2004|11:59am]
nun_suit

i fucked this dyke by the name of freddie.

god, i am the american dream.now i smell like vasoline, and im a miserable son of a bitch.

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[03 Sep 2004|03:52pm]
nun_suit
my mom just bought me a 32$ bra.
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[01 Sep 2004|07:39pm]
nun_suit

some cool pictures, actually im just waiting for you to get out of the shower. Collapse )

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shamelss promoting [21 Aug 2004|11:42am]

meevish
[ mood | promotion = love ]


A rating community for the cute and adorable! =D
6 applications to choose from!
heyx3

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::waves:: [21 Aug 2004|11:29am]

meevish
[ mood | happy ]

hey, it's _shigure_

this is me new user name

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[01 Aug 2004|03:22pm]

borisdermann
Hey Rock! Do that goofy face you do when you're buying eggs!Collapse )
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Warning: I can't spell for shit. [30 Jul 2004|03:59am]

a_fresh_start__
[ mood | kill me now ]

app. yeah, that's all it is. i sense disappointmentCollapse )

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application [31 Jul 2004|04:25am]

_shigure_
[ mood | one of the first five ]

first five get in free!Collapse )

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[30 Jul 2004|12:43am]
nun_suit
[ mood | amused ]

+frosted bunnies+Collapse )

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