Icebreakers

  • A man is sentenced to 10 years in prison. On his first day in the slammer, he gets into a fight and falls into a coma. He wakes up 10 years later. Is the man free to go?
  • What would you rather fight — 5 bears the size of a chicken or 1 chicken the size of a bear?
  • If you walk into a pizzeria and order a pizza for delivery, what would you say to convince them that they now owe you a ride home?
  • You have a button, and when you press it, it does something. What does your button do?
  • If you had an endless supply of any food, what would it be?
  • One law no longer applies to you. What is that law?
  • You are now a car salesman. What’s your strategy to get people to buy cars from you?
  • Your significant other will be home in five minutes, and you haven’t bought or planned anything for their birthday. What do you do?
  • What is the most boring state?
  • What do you think there are more of — chairs or people?
  • There are 7.7 billion people in the world. What is one thing specific to you that nobody else does or thinks?
  • Name a famous person you share a first name with that you wish didn’t share your name.

Wilco

  • One and a Half Stars
  • Handshake Drugs
  • At Least That’s What You Said
  • Hummingbird
  • White Wooden Cross
  • Via Chicago
  • Laminated Cat (Loose Fur cover)
  • Random Name Generator
  • Reservations
  • We Were Lucky
  • Love Is Everywhere (Beware)
  • Impossible Germany
  • California Stars (Billy Bragg & Wilco cover)
  • Box Full of Letters
  • Everyone Hides
  • I’m Always in Love
  • Theologians
  • I’m the Man Who Loves You
  • Hold Me Anyway
  • Misunderstood

Encore:

  • Jesus, Etc
  • Red-Eyed and Blue
  • I Got You (At the End of the Century)
  • Outtasite (Outta Mind)
  • I’m a Wheel

Ten Clues For Understanding “Mulholland Drive”

The DVD release of “Mulholland Drive” listed ten clues to understand the movie:

  1. Pay particular attention in the beginning of the film: at least two clues are revealed before the credits.
  2. Notice appearances of the red lampshade.
  3. Can you hear the title of the film that Adam Kesher is auditioning actresses for? Is it mentioned again?
  4. An accident is a terrible event… notice the location of the accident.
  5. Who gives a key, and why?
  6. Notice the robe, the ashtray, the coffee cup.
  7. What is felt, realized and gathered at the club Silencio?
  8. Did talent alone help Camilla?
  9. Note the occurrences surrounding the man behind Winkies.
  10. Where is Aunt Ruth?