So, NQC.... If you ever wondered how Superman felt after being exposed to kryptonite, go to NQC as a part of a group. You come home feeling beaten, and don't ask me why. I would think it'd be a pretty easy week, set up once, perform short sets, work the table for a certain shift and that's it. But for some reason, you feel like you lose a few months in that one week.
So I'm going to do a little questionnaire every few days, to help everyone get to know our group on a more personal level. I'll start with my own:
Name- Madison Allen Easter
Interests- Playing guitar, reading, watching movies, and talking to anyone about anything.
What is your occupation with Jeff & Sheri? Guitarist
Favorite Movies- That Thing You Do!, This is Spinal Tap, Tombstone, The Shawshank Redemption, Batman (1989), Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Office Space, anything by Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma, Mallrats, etc.), any Quentin Tarantino flicks, Almost Famous, Tommy Boy, The Shining, Goodfellas, any Tom Hanks flick, Fight Club....there are way too many to list ALL of my favorites. After all, I AM a movie buff.
Favorite Albums- Diorama - Silverchair, Continuum - John Mayer, Big Ones - Aerosmith, The Life of Chris Gaines - Garth Brooks, Hot Wired - Brent Mason.
Favorite Artists- John Mayer, Bruce Hornsby, Brent Mason, Peter Cetera, Don Henley, Richard Marx.
Favorite Books- The Bible, The Shining, The Long Halloween, The collective works of Edgar Allen Poe, The Screwtape Letters.
Favorite Waste of Time- Watching TV/Movies and playing video games.
Favorite Pizza Toppings- Pepperoni, I'm a simple fellow.
Favorite Television Programs- Heroes, The Office, Arrested Development, The X-Files, Friends, Dexter, Family Guy, Boy Meets World.
What type of car do you drive? Lincoln Blackwood and a 1968 Camaro.
How many vehicular accidents have you ever had? 0
What was the last movie you saw in theaters? Tropic Thunder
What was the last concert you attended (leisurely)? Matchbox 20 and Alanis Morissette
Top 3 websites you check every day- Joblo.com, Engadget.com, Superherohype.com
Most embarrassing moment- I have a new one almost every night, but there's one that really sticks out though. We were doing a show in North Carolina a few years ago, I had a brand new PRS guitar with a little cheap-o strap. The guitar is a very heavy one, so when you add that factor to the cheap strap, the outcome won't be a good one. The strap gave way in the middle of the set and the guitar fell to the ground and knocked a nice little chunk out of it.
Favorite part of traveling- Meeting new people and seeing my friends from other groups.
Something fans don't really know about you- I'm a HUGE movie buff! You name it, I've seen it at least once. I'm also a giant Batman buff.
If you could have any other job, What would it be? I'd honestly love to be an English teacher if music had no part in my life.
So that's it, I'll probably get Morgan and Kyle to fill out their questionnaires later this weekend. We are in Mt. Airy, NC for Mayberry Days this weekend. I can't believe it has been a full year since we shot that video! That show is always a blast, I love doing the "We Are Family" shows, it's so much fun to play as one big group.
I know all of you are wondering about Mom, she has gone through her second round of chemo and she is doing fantastic! This is all going much better than I expected. I don't mean to make it sound like a "nothing" thing, it's still difficult, but we're handling it well.
Keep the comments coming, they're always a fun read!