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    Sean Daily is an English major from New Jersey now living in Las Vegas, the Other City of Lights. "I consider 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' to be comfort reading, I like the al pastor tacos at Tacos Mexico and I count among my literary influences the Chainsaw from 'Doom'. 'RRRRRR! You don't like that, do you, Mr. Undead Marine! RRRRRR!'"

    Shanoah Alkire is our Discordian at large. "Born in Santa Cruz, I grew up in Grass Valley and the Bay Area, and now lurk in Las Vegas. My literary influences include Ray Bradbury, Lewis Carroll, and Douglas Adams. I also program as a hobby, and currently maintain the Gtk port of Angband. You can find a rather old bio of me here."

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Tea

Posted by shanoah on December 20, 2008

Krampus? Yeah, he definitely sounds like a pre-Christian god getting run down by the opposition. I was thinking of playing a pagan solstice song, but I think I’ll save it for the 21st. And I decided to use my better judgement on the heavy metal song I was thinking of playing after that.

So I decided to play an instrumental by a Canadian group instead.

Winter Solstice – The Tea Party

Yes, I know. There are no words to this whatsoever. It’s a rather nice piece, though. And, of course, when I think of a tea party, I always think of Alice in Wonderland.  This song is from their second album, and is actually a rerecording of the song from their first album. The band split up in 2006 due to creative differences.

The differences seem to have involved their singer / producer, Jeff Martin, pursuing a solo career and moving to Ireland, leaving the other two members, Jeff Burrows and Stuart Chatwood, as a band called Art Decay.

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