tomorrow is the redbull flugtag here in chicago @ north beach @ 1pm.
in case you're unfamiliar with the flugtag:
from wikipedia because i'm too lazy to come up with a smart assed way of putting it:
Red Bull Flugtag (German: flight day, airshow) is an event owned and operated by Red Bull in which competitors attempt to fly homemade human-powered flying machines. The flying machines are usually launched off a pier about 30 feet (9.1 m) high into the sea (or suitably sized reservoir of water). Most competitors enter for the entertainment value, and the flying machines rarely fly at all.
well i'm telling you that in order to tell you this. a group of godlike men who name themselves the nintendudes are entering the competition. as you can tell by that detailed sketch, they plan to fly on a giant duck into lake michigan.
the nintendudes' skit will comprise of a midi version of the duck hunt theme song and a shredding guitar solo by some guy named brett.
they also promise that the skit will “melt faces and wet pants with excitement.”
so tomorrow i'll wear my least favorite jeans and boxers and attend with camera in hand. hopefully i'll have pictures later that day after i sober up. that's if i'm able to roll out of bed before noon on my day off.
and i'm sure there's going to be a team or two from chicago but c'mon. it's the duck from duckhunt. fxck home team advantage, i'm rooting for the fxcking duck.