August 31 2000
Hey hey hey. . .sorry we're so late gettin' up today. . .ears still ringing. . .rollin' down the highway at a pretty impressive clip . . .stopped by a random truckstop to deliver the goods . . . early early . . . late late. . .it all depends on your vantage point . . . just left Minnesota . . . had a great show . . . complete with a full blown fireworks display to close the event. . . ka boooooom. . .ba ba boooom. . .oooohhhhh. . . aaaahhhh. . . . welcome to episode #62 of your daily goo. . .glad you could join us. . .
Well . . . figured the camera out. . .didn't read the manual. . .worked anyways. . .hooray !. . .a flash of common sense . . . got some great photos. . .click on pictures 1 and 2 for a look at last nights big rock concert at the Minnesota State Fair. . .first outdoor venue on this trip . . . perfect weather for it. . .another great tonic show . . . great crowd. . . .over 10,000 in attendance . . . oh . . . finally got to meet Mike Cardosa from the World of Goo, if you haven't visited their site yet you should check it out. . .Alex, Mike and Stacy work faithfully on the site . . . well maintained message board. . .you can access it through our links page. . .
And. . .ta da !!!! . . . a Daily Goo Quickie winner has been selected from yesterday's entries. . .always exciting. . .for all of us. . .every single one of us. . .and yesterdays question was. . . .
If 8,469 people showed up for the concert tonight and one-third of them brought 4 cans of food each to donate to USA Harvest to help out hungry folk in their area. . .we then split the donations into to deliveries to St. Paul . . . and Minneapolis. . .how many cans of food go to each place ?. . . . .
A little math . . . and a reminder to do something cool for some folks in need. . .so . . . calculators out. . .the correct answer is. . .5646 cans go to each city. . .why ? . . . well . . . we'll break it down. . .8469 people total. . .divide by 3. . .multiply by 4. . . .divide by 2. . .elementary watson. . . .and qualifying with the correct answer, and selected randomly by primitive yet efficient means is . . . is . . . is Tracie N. Tanakaya of Aiea, HI. . . congrats. . .soon you'll be receiving an autographed vip pass from last year's VH1 big backyard barbecue . . . another quickie comin' soon. . .keep checkin' into the Daily for more chances to test your knowledge as well as win some cool goo memorabilia. . .
Today's the last day to enter our monthly contest for August. . .great collectable posters from the Fillmore theater in San Francisco. . .4 runner up prizes as well . . . . .click on the enter button for details. . .the August drawing's tomorrow . . . we'll announce the winner as well as the new September contest at that time. . .sometime around 11 AM est. . .cool ?. . .cool !
Let's see . . . off to Virginia . . about 65 mph. . .15 hours straight through. . .except of course the time it takes to upload this here daily thingee from some truckstop . . .a long way from Minnesota. . .a long way from virginia. . . wow. . .quite a haul. ..but trust me. . .wild bill will get us there. . .t.c.b. . . .day off tonite. . .right back into the groove the very next day. . .and the Daily will return as well. . . to make sure your kept informed on the goings on with the goo. . . by the goo. . .
Happy happy burfday salutes tooooooo yooooouuuu from gooooooo. . . . .Brendan Kenny, Colleen Marion, Courtney Johnson, Debbie Cochran, Jennifer Virkus, Joao Luis Saraiva, Lisa Beausoleil, Lisa Smith, Maria Pascale, Mary Bice, Pooja Viswanath, Wade Martin and Wendy Borowski (Sept. 1) Beth Monk, Brandy Biesecker, Brenda Becker, Charlotte Porter, Christina Weldon, Fotini Kladakis, Justin Cooper, Marshall Schrock, Melissa Dias, Michelle Gotz, Myranda Stanley, Nick Ellringer, Nicole Grasso, Sherry Yeager, Susan Ware and Wendy Ponton. . . .
That winds up this 62nd edition of your Daily Goo . . . starting month number 3 in the a.m. . . .goodness. . .we laughed . . . we smiled. . .we cried. . .but that's all in the past . . . tomorrow's a brand new day. . .and we'll be here bright and early to greet you, and try to inject some positive vibes into your morning. . .don't forget to tune in . . .big day. . . .we'll get to some of your letters tomorrow as well . . . the virtual mailbag is virtually bustin' at the seams. . .don't want you to think we forgot about y'all. . . .
Do the right thing . . .it's usually easier. . . . in the end. . . . .see ya in the a.m. . . . . . .