I could put in my own two cents about how I’ve witnessed a noticeable selling-off-to-the-highest-bidder of my Midwestern comedy home-away-from-home, but I’ll refrain from it here. I could write a diatribe about how cities with massive amounts of cool shit going on as recently as the beginning of this decade are squeezing culture out of their …
I’ve shared this here before, haven’t I? Probably, I dunno. It’s a great poster by Boston McCown. I’ve been crazy busy recently with the album release stuff and Friendlytown’s Second Bell Festival appearance on Saturday (as well as caving to join Instagram to promote these things but mostly share photos of my cat). Anyway, come …
After over two long years of having to deal with the scourge of Mayor Chasteen’s talent, charm, and inexorable occasional mustaches, we are finally getting rid of the bastard! He has decided to move to Atlanta, and to that we say: not before we banish you first. So, we have decided to gather many of our city council members (and a few interlopers) to propose why or why not Aaron should be allowed to set foot on Friendlytown soil ever again!
Attention, bearded dudes in flannel shirts rolled up to your elbows! It’s time for Friendlytown to open up our very own craft brewery. Our official Brewmaster Liz Brooks is this week’s host. Not only is she presenting our concepts for the coolest, most trendiest craft beer facility possible, she also brought her very own home brew, which we all had to taste when we got onstage. Budweiser or Coors will be buying us out before we know it!
THE. TRUTH. IS. OUT. THERE. Or so says our city council. We’ve been hearing a whole bunch of strange accounts of extraterrestrials showing up around town, seen out over the Affable Ocean and even around the burnt ruins of the QEDopolis. This week, Detective Donnie Marsh visits us from places unknown (Chattanooga) to get to the bottom of this. He interviews various Friendlytownspeople about their claims. ARE WE ALONE? WHY IS MY CAPS LOCK STUCK
We just assume every town does this, you know, bringing a consultant in to help us set up an agglomerated dating profile at a city council meeting. Fortunately, Friendlytown’s love guru St. Thomas has all the right questions to get us on the path to sweet, sweet romance.
What would our town be without a Public Access Channel? It would be Van Gogh without a brush, truly! So, we took the money we were going to spend on scholarships or something like that, and we opened up a brand new local access network, Friendlytown Access Public Television, or FAPTV. To inaugurate our channel, we invited Pittsburgh local access superstar Jägermeister Templehof (“Yeah, You Like This”) to host the proceedings. We apologize for the lack of visuals on the radio broadcast here, but you can go to the Official FAPTV website here and enjoy everything in all its splendor.
In honor of the (sorta) one-year anniversary of ‘Friendlytown is Hiring,’ we decided to invite our one-man HR department Shane Rhyne back so he could fire our asses! Of course, he had to inform us what we were being fired for and give us a chance to explain ourselves. Listen in!
As Friendlytown’s founding fathers used to say: FUCK YEAH! WE MADE IT. One a scale of one to “a Solar Eclipse happened on that day” how proud are you of us? In celebration, we got all of our coolest mayors back together to systematically revisit meetings they couldn’t be there for (or were and just wanted to redo), and THE RESULTS WILL ASTOUND YOU.
It’s almost Friendlytown’s One Year Anniversary! One year is already incredibly old in comedy-show years, so it’s time for us to pursue our REAL dreams. We’ve been giving, giving, giving for our whole goddamn life and it’s time to do something for ourselves, goddamnit! So, we’re getting together and figuring out the most productive way for our community to enjoy our midlife crisis without tearing apart our family, or something. Listen in!