WMC 2009: A Party Worth Blogging About? Not Really
Jose D. Duran If there is nobody at a pool party can you still call it a pool party?
- Do pool parties need people in order for it to be a 'partie'?
- If someone plugs in an iPod are they still DJing?
- How many children can a $9 Heineken feed?
I don't think I would be so critical about the party if I hadn't received an e-mail from some girl named Lindsay saying "Please come early! The venue holds 700 and we have 2000+ RSVPs!" Apparently, the 2,000+ RSVPs were still drunk in their hotel rooms sleeping, because when I arrived at 1 p.m. there was no more than 70 people.
Then there was issue with the sound, which was softly being pumped
through the speakers at a barely audible level. Some attendees claimed
it was that a speaker had blown out (doubt it, the bangers went limp
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thanks to the sound level), others said it was Miami Beach's noise
ordinance. That meant really that the DJs were basically playing
background music, so I couldn't even begin to tell you who was playing
and what they were playing.
Also, Gansevoort South Hotel staff,
I'd appreciate it if you don't treat me like a dirty mongrel. No, I
can't afford your $325-cabana, and I'll walk through the hotel lobby if
I damn well please.
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