366TAS: 2:09 – Marnie Stern – Transformer

One of the cool things about going to concerts is stopping by the merchandise booth. Sometimes you’ll find cool and unexpected stuff, like this sweet laundry bag I scored when Stereolab was in town. Sometimes, you’ll see the artists themselves stop by the booth post-show to sell stuff, sign autographs and mingle with fans. A vinyl copy of The Polyphonic Spree’s Together We’re Heavy signed by Tim DeLaughter? Yes please!

Well go to a Marnie Stern show and you could get all that and more. Back in 2009, she would swing by the merch booth after her shows to set up a kissing booth. From the reports, not many folks took her up on the offer, but hey she gets points for originality! … and apparently a brief ESPN.com chat session, of all the random things. Now I know three things about Marnie Stern: she can shred on guitar, she’s not above running a kissing booth, and she’s a Mets fan. Ah well, two out of three ain’t bad!

Marnie Stern

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One Response to 366TAS: 2:09 – Marnie Stern – Transformer

  1. John says:

    Better a Mets fan than a Yankees fan, I say…

    I’ll counter with “This Will Be Our Year (Mono)” by the Zombies, from the cultish “Odessey & Oracle” album. The great lost ’60s wedding song…

    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74nEAsLyeTQ&w=420&h=315%5D

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