dnalounge update

DNA Lounge update, wherein HOLY SHIT HOUSTON. OVER.

51 Responses:

  1. lalalydia says:

    Wow. That's totally beyond awesome. Great job on the perseverance in the face of bureaucratic hell. Congrats!!!

  2. nightrider says:

    It's about fucking time.

    Congratu-fucking-lations. over.

  3. intoner says:


  4. jered says:

    Holy fuck! Congratulations! For an encore, can you do something about that FISA bullshit?

  5. hatter says:

    Rockingness. Here's hoping for the really-final paperwork with ho further delay.

    the hatter

  6. artkiver says:



    That is awesome fucking news!

    Now I just need to get in touch with some bands or booking managers or whatever the fuck. RADZ0RZ!

  7. obreerbo says:

    Houston confirms: HOLY LIVING FUCK!

    Congratulations on your victory, and may this point the way to plenty of future success!

    • ciphergoth says:

      Heh, didn't get the reference 'till you echoed it here :-)

      It seemed certain at one point that this was never going to happen. Fantastic work!


  9. pdx6 says:

    With enough time and money, anyone can win with the CA government?

    I look forward to even more awesome shows!

  10. ladykalessia says:

    Congrats! :D I look forward to more live shows up there!

  11. mc_kingfish says:

    Well there ya go, ya ol' grouch! HOORAY!


    --The Other Old Grouch

  12. lilmissnever says:

    Congratulations. I know you had your doubts. Celebratory eating and drinking is in order.

  13. Bout damn time...congrats!

  14. bifrosty2k says:


    I await the entrance of TEENAGERS!

  15. aris1234 says:

    Congratulations. As a European, I have always found this 21+ business quite weird.

    • pozorvlak says:

      Yeah, when he first started writing about over-18 shows, my first reaction was "So, they let in under-18s on normal days?"

  16. djinnaya says:

    Hoo-fucking-ray!!!!!! That is a whole lotta awesome.

  17. elusis says:

    Good jorb! Did the free food night help? :)

  18. SO




    Seriously, congrats. That is one HELL of an administrative-hydra-head that you went up against, sir.


  19. netik says:

    I already texted you earlier today, but, again. OMG. Congrats. You're the first one to make this work in years.

    Time to let the rugrats play in the DNA ;)

  20. 0ntological says:


    that is awesome news! congratulations us! (mostly you and everyone else who actually put the work into it)

  21. unwoman says:


  22. fantasygoat says:

    Now you too can enjoy even more property destruction and projectile vomiting from the 18+ crowd!

    Congrats. Tough fight!

  23. phreddiva says:

    Score 1 for the good guys.
    Or the... uhm. Guys.

  24. xrayspx says:

    Thanks to you I've learned much more than I should need to know about California ABC licenses.

  25. If only you had planted a nice tree outside when the
    process started. Imagine how big it would be today.

  26. whittles says:

    holy crap, your perseverance really paid off!

  27. Congratulations!

    "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man jwz."

  28. elliterati says:

    Well done!

    So now how long until you go for all-ages shows? I can't wait to read THOSE updates.

  29. cattycritic says:

    Congrats, good for you for sticking with it.

  30. buz says:

    Oh GREAT... now even YOUNGER girls will be hitting on me!

  31. revglenn says:

    this is the best news i've heard in MONTHS! congratulations!
    18+ concerts are much more fun than 21+ shows. i'm excited about coming back to the bay area soon and hanging out there more often!
    seriously, congratulations! i know this is something you've worked really hard at for a long long time.

  32. mysterc says:

    f n a! JWZ you are a pimp. thats all. so when people ask how you did it, look over the rim of your cocktail glass And say ″just some pimp shit"

  33. karlshea says:

    Awesome! It's been a long time coming.

  34. dr_gluck_ says:

    Happy anniversary indeed!

  35. erg says:

    Oh, I know so many lil gay boys and (L)grrls who are going to be ever so pleased. Next up: DISCO!

  36. erg says:

    Is it here yet, is it here yet, huh, huh, is it *shiny* ?