Topic: Superchunk

Last Night I Accidentally Went To A Bright Eyes Show And, Like, Totally Came Of Age

Last Night I Accidentally Went To A Bright Eyes Show And, Like, Totally Came Of Age

A few days ago a friend texted to ask if I wanted to see WILD FLAG and Superchunk open for Bright Eyes at Radio City Music Hall. My response was a “hellz yeah” sent rapid-fire, for which I was heartily mocked. I bring this up because it exemplifies that I am a person who uses the tools of teenagers. I’m six years removed from qualifying as a member of their hormonal ranks, but I say “OMG” unironically and I’ll occasionally reach into a pocket for my Chapstick or a Klonopin and pull out a brontosaurus-shaped Silly Band instead; hell, I write a feature called The Daily Bieber for goodness’ sake! I should also mention that when I was an actual teenager I harbored a secret fantasy of meeting, seducing and shotgun-marrying Conor Oberst, aka Bright Eyes. More »