|Weird Al Concert
||[Aug. 7th, 2008|02:20 am]
Just got back from a fun evening. FuzzyFox, his friend Joel, and I went to a Korean restaurant near Fuzzy's for dinner. It was the first time I'd ever been to a Korean restaurant, so I played it fairly safe and ordered the chicken teriyaki, which was quite yummy. This was apparently a pretty hard-core Korean place, as there was no silverware other than a spoon for the soup, and the three of us made up the majority of the non-Asian clientele. Fortunately, I can use chopsticks well enough to not have to starve to death. None of us really knew much about all the extra bowls of various things they brought out along with the meals, so we just kind of tried them all. They ranged from pretty good (big, flat noodles) to fairly strange (what looked like green beans with small fish carcasses intermixed), but overall it was good. Nobody laughed at us (that we could tell), so we must not have made complete fools of ourselves. It was a lot like going to a foreign country and being self-conscious about not knowing the customs, though. I'll have to read up on Korean cuisine.|
The concert itself was awesome. We had pretty good seats at the front of the second section toward the left middle of the stage, so we could see and hear everything well. Weird Al's still got it, and he's still pretty limber for a guy pushing 50! He played a lot of stuff off the latest album - White & Nerdy, of course, and I'll Sue Ya, Weasel Stomping Day, Polkarama, and Canadian Idiot, as well as some chunks of a few more in the medley he always does. Other than that, it was mostly his best parodies, like Fat, Smells Like Nirvana, Yoda, and The Saga Begins. He didn't really do a whole lot from the older albums - Fat, Yoda, and a bit of Eat It in the medley was it. Maybe that's to cater to younger fans, but from what I could see the adults FAR outnumbered the kids there. Still, it was a great show - an amazing amount of costume changes, the always-hilarious interviews between sets, and he actually did the whole Albuquerque song as an encore. :)
After the concert, I went to FuzzyFox's for a while, and he showed me some Wii games. I'd never played one before, and I must admit, it was a lot of fun. We played bowling, tennis, darts, golf, and some of the Wario-Ware-type mini-games. I can see why it's so popular, though I still don't really see myself buying another console for the foreseeable future.
Dentist appointment tomorrow. Ugh.