Friday, September 24, 2010
Big Balls in Rita Ballou Town
I can't be as honest as her
I can't be as funny as her.
I could never make Blake Shelton relent in a "back and forth"
I'm a terrible question asker. I asked stupid shit like "what's your favorite color" (while she was asking me things as to "what country stars would you want dead")
She now knows that I'm more interesting on the internet
She's as funny in person
She's got really "big balls"
She's got an even BIGGER husband
She sees music in black and white & I see a lot of gray.
I'm an ex-publisher who's writing about my trip and she's a real writer
She get's a SHIT load of daily views!
She's got a job
Though we didn't get a lot accomplished (no help from me/it's weird I was like rambling in conversation and couldn't finish a story and shit ;)), I had a great time. She said that when she started this, people in the Texas music scene said that she shouldn't slam the "Brotherhood". She was like Brotherhood!!??
I hope Rita stays honest and don't get too much "in the game" and actually stays as far away as possible!!!!! Now that she's so well read (up to 50k visits a month and growing since starting in Feb.!) artists, managers, radio stations and all other kind's of music people are trying to be her "friends". I hope she can stay outside of that (shit) and continue to slam who she see's fit. Thanks Rita and if you slam me, I'm sure I'll deserve it. We all do. I'm like a lot of people, I hate criticism but sure as hell need it!
One last GREAT thing! I asked her how's the feedback as to her really strong opinions and she said this: Though she get's some HORRIBLE e-mails (about "whoring around with the artists"), people hacking into her accounts, and all other kinds of threats she says "Oh I don't mind it cause I know it's not true...I have no skeletons in my closet! No roadies, no buses, no nada and all they can say is I'm a nerdy dork with my signs in the front row and I own that shit". Good GOD girl! I hope you get to do this on a bigger scale! O.K., I'm off to figure out what the hell is the best thing to do in Austin tonight. Two weekends left to go in Texas and I'm running out of money and time.... Happy weekend, S
P.S. In the picture above, she's the one with the bag in front of her face so people won't know who she is when she's at the clubs to check bands out and stuff.