The guy ahead of me in line was carrying a newly purchased McSweeney's and was trying to buy Source Tags & Codes by ... Trail of Dead, but he only had a check 2. I felt like loaning him the money to reward his double good taste, but I think that would have been strange.
After seeing Some Like It Hot the drag competition pre-show made a lot more sense. It was hosted by Ben, a funny Trowel, so it was entertaining in its own right, but we didn't appreciate its significance assuming it was general Fremont funkiness. I suppose that's our fault for going to a movie without knowing anything about its plot.
Anyway, it was pretty good for a screwball 1950's comedy of cross-dressing to avoid mob violence. I think it's the first Marilyn Monroe movie I've seen.
After the movie, lots of people converged on Kate's apartment to hang out in celebration of my birthday. Damian even brought a cake! He also shared an Argentina tradition, pulling on the birthday person's ear: one tug for each year, plus one for luck. I don't think he was making it up.
(1) In honor of missing their show at the EMP.
(2) Checks are no longer accepted at the Sonic Boom.