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Old 11-01-2018, 08:54 AM
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Old 11-01-2018, 03:45 PM
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Great write up MXY
Loved it! I thought I heard someone say something but it wasn't sure during the moment, "creep" it is. I was sitting next to an annoying dude in a skeleton t-shirt that kept yelling out "Donny Osmond" while they were talking about Paul's Boutique. He had an obnoxious lap. I almost cried when Adam read about the last show.



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Old 11-01-2018, 05:43 PM
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Could not have written it better myself, MXY.

It was not I who yelled "creep", but I did yell "Clarence" at the beginning.

Overall, it was a great experience and was made better by sharing it with so many other people whose lives have been greatly impacted by the Beasties.

I did shed some tears, but I laughed a hell of a lot more.

Thankful to have been there, and even more so for Adam, Mike and Adam.



Adam, you will be forever missed.

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Old 11-02-2018, 02:28 AM
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Thanks guys

Sharon.. were you at Brooklyn Bowl for that MCA night right after he died, where Questlove DJed? Either way I think I got a quick video of Mike running down the aisle hi-5i'ing everyone. I was right on that side but a little too far in to reach out.. you got one - yeeeeah!

I heard the Donny Osmond guy... and I heard "Clarence!!" too hahah.

One of the funniest moments for me was when Mike referenced Danceteria and a lot of people cheered.. And Mike said something to the effect of "maaan shut the fuck up, you know nothing about Danceteria". Keeping it real!
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Old 11-02-2018, 04:35 AM
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A little FUCK YOU to the chick who yelled out "CREEP!" (more than once!) as Adam told the story and sincerely apologized for the way they let go of Kate. That was so cowardly, childish and unnecessary. He smoothed right past it just fine but I really wish she hadn't done that.
I haven't gotten this far in the book yet but this might be the part of the book I'd like to check out the most. I didn't even learn about the early days of the band until 1992 or so, but for the last 25 years I've read/heard many interviews and I've never seen a real thorough explanation of what went down there. Certainly never an apology, that always seems like it was well needed. I'm pretty happy to see them going there and can't wait to read this part.
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:19 AM
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Audiobook is great.



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Old 11-05-2018, 07:02 AM
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How long have the shows been?



Yes Adam yauch was very spiritual yes he raised awareness about the situation in Tibet yea he was a great father , husband and friend but most of all he was a dope MC one of the greatest to ever pick up a mike his voice will be missed- Chris Rock

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Old 11-05-2018, 08:45 AM
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Shows have been a little over two hours.



Thank You Adam Yauch

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Old 11-05-2018, 09:28 AM
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If you want a high five from Mike, sit at the end of the rows near the aisle/walkway in the right side of the audience. If youíre in the middle section, Mike will come down the row to your right, those seated on the right will see him come down to your left during the ďtalk showĒ segment.

What Iím saying is that Stage Right and Stage Left are complicated theater terms, and this feels kind of like a play, so be prepared for costume and set changes as well as ambience/mood/lighting.

I donít want to spoil, but the three ending segments were deeply emotional so I hope to come back to discuss with those who are lucky enough to catch this.

It needs to be seen more than five times in the world. Itís so cathartic and healing.



Long Burn The Fire. Rest In Peace Adam.

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Old 11-05-2018, 10:18 AM
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BEASTIE BOYS
TONIGHT

...indeed.

Right then it I realized I didn't think I'd ever see such a sight again. It made me giddy to relive the experience of walking into a BBoys show once again, a feeling I put away since I guess the day Yauch died. And as I approached it hit me that when I was a kid I never in my wildest dreams thought they'd become the institution they became, that we'd be looking at their lives in this museum-like way. The glass cases containing these incredible pieces of history and all the stoners, NY hip hop kids, school cafeteria punk table gangs now all grown, looking with reverence upon these relics of our past - did any of us imagine this day would come?


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Old 11-05-2018, 03:30 PM
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I was insanely lucky enough to go to both LA shows (shout out to YoungRemy on this board for letting me know 3MTA was selling his tickets here).

What an amazing show.

It was truly a tribute to New York and how they grew up. How they were just young kids obsessed with music, going out every night to shows and playing music all the time. They made sure to give owe to their biggest influences. There was this amazing video I'd never seen before, of Adrock sneaking onto a TV show that Afrika Bambaatta was on and asking him if he'd heard of a song called Cookie Puss. Hahaha.

The guys were super goofy the whole time. There was some "skits" and costumes. At the very beginning Mike just straight up leaves the stage and says he has something else to do haha. They would make fun of each other and go on tangents. They also have some inside joke whenever things would falter. One would look at the other and say "You know, you should get a dog." Obviously some kinda joke they've had for a long time.

They spent a lot of time on the early years .They acknowledged that when they became the beer-spewing, moshing, nasty Beasties that they kinda pushed Kate out of the group, and eventually realized they'd become toxic assholes.

They talked about the move to Los Angeles and made fun of AdRock's acting career by showing a clip from Lost Angels. Where the car goes into the pool and Adam makes a sexual kind of noise. They replayed this noise over and over haha. They talked about the crazy 70s house they rented and the clothing they found inside. The amazing Bob Dylan story as voiced by Tim Meadows.


It was all wrapped up with some beautiful tributes to Yauch. I'm sure this is all stuff covered in the book but man. It was pretty cool to see it in person.

People spotted: Mario C, Monkey Mark, Beck, Kathleen Hanna, John C. Reilly, Cut Chemist

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Old 11-05-2018, 06:05 PM
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i still need a ticket for tonight, anyone with an extra text me five10-378-5835



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Old 11-06-2018, 02:47 AM
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Thank you everybody for the reviews, full of true emotions.
I really cant wait to see the show in London



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Old 11-06-2018, 08:46 AM
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Man what an amazingly funny, sweet, honest, and touching tribute to Yauch. Last nights show was so great. Iím really glad I was able to go. Thank you Mike & Adam.



Yes Adam yauch was very spiritual yes he raised awareness about the situation in Tibet yea he was a great father , husband and friend but most of all he was a dope MC one of the greatest to ever pick up a mike his voice will be missed- Chris Rock

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Old 11-06-2018, 12:54 PM
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great show. line to see the exhibit was a snail, and moving like a snail but it was awesome to see. merch is nice, show was nice, went by much too quick and it was over 2 hrs. i started taking pics but was so enamored I realized after that my phone was pretty much in my lap the whole time. I don't think I was alone either. so much love in the room. it was us....all still dressed the same, all smiling, all telling stories and sharing nods and complimenting each other's fandom, and all just a little bit older but I could pick out each and all Beastie fans as we were enjoying a few spots around the venue before it began. i miss that part so much...

thank you everyone and God damn thank you to the band. pretty sure they needed this for at least some closure, I know I did.
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Old 11-08-2018, 11:42 AM
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here is a pretty shitty album of pics from SF....in case anyone wasn't lucky enough to catch a show. sorry but once they started i just didn't want to waste time picking up phone to take pics hence the pretty shitty part.
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