- Jan 9, 2008
Sounds like somebody needs more fiber in their diet.
Thu Mar 31 2011, 1:19 PM
I also thought the article was a bit tongue-in-cheek.Michael Epstein wrote:
I'm a member of Neutral Uke Hotel and I enjoyed your tongue-in-cheek article. We have a running joke within the band that we're tired of this guitar gimmick trend that's been happening forever now. When are people going to get over guitars?!?!? In all seriousness, if I never heard another band with electric guitar in it, I would not be sad.
I would encourage everyone here not to jump on the "this guy's a douche" bandwagon. While the overall tone of his article is rather snarky, he does actually ask "should I give this a chance?" in summary. I think what he may be trying to say is "I find this instrument annoying, is it just me?" to open a dialog. Granted, he didn't say it in the nicest way he could have, and I think he's trying to be funny about it, but still... I'd like to think this community is a bit more civil and mature than to immediately start bashing him because of his weight, sexual performance, or other vitriol that has nothing to do with the point he is trying to make. He hurt some feelings, obviously, but how about we respond to what he said with an attitude of rising above rather than one of petty personal jabs.
Just a suggestion.