August 26, 2003

sleepy in seattle

Okay okay lets go alright alright okay! Last night I slept in my van in the parking lot of a hotel in Astoria, Oregon. The hotel was right on the water and the sea lions were barking all night. Wow, nature's so bitchin! I went to see Pirates of the Carribean with Scrappy. I loved how Johnny Depp became Keith Richards. He made the movie.

The drive up the Oregon coast was breathtaking. Me and and Scrappy went on a nature hike and threw rocks at cars. There was a huge wreck involving 29 cars and trucks that we caused. I feel awful about it but that feeling will go away.

The shows in the bay area were sofa king cool. So many old friends and lots of new ones too. I can't wait to come back. I am demanding that my agent book me there again and again. I am so happy that people keep making me chocolate chip cookies and breads and brownies. It is nice to have somthing to munch on during the long drives. I met this one crazy trucker in some filthy truck stop who wanted to know if I would like a back rub. I was too shy so I said, "no thanks mister." He followed me for about 7 miles so I finally pulled over and gave him my sister's phone number and now he won't leave her alone. My sister is so mad at me that she told my mom and dad that I smoked pot once in 10th grade. Now I'm grounded and have to be home Sunday for church.

Thanks to the fine Portland folks for the bottle Pinot Noir. Chenin and Shawn are cherry farmers with an unlimited supply of expensive bottles of vino. I think they are secretly dealing weed out of the back of a liquor store.

Sorry for the problems with the website lately. I assure you that these are just growing pains. We have switched a few things that are going to make life better for you. I know it hurts, but I am doing it for your own good. It's just because I love you that I hurt you. In fact I really want to hurt all of you real bad.

In other news... gueass what? I just picked up 500 copies of my new c.d. I have the copies of Chinese Vacation in my grubby little paws as we speak. I think i'll start selling them on stage. They won't be in stores until Sept. 23 so come on out to the live shows.

The merch page on my site will be up in a matter of days, yahoo! We will be able able to ship out same day orders and we will have 98 pounder t-shirts.

I am sleepy in Seattle but i have a renewed sense of vigor. I want to go outside and cross the street against a red light and break the law. Tonight I think I'll set the bar on fire. Yeah yeah fire. Fire's cool.

thanks kids,

steven Xavier poltz

Posted by steve at August 26, 2003 7:07 PM


Come back soon Sheba!

Posted by: Natasha at August 26, 2003 9:13 PM

Thanks for the update Reno....... Keep on kickin' ass on your tour and we'll get the site and the merch ready to rock in short order! Chinese Vacation is an amazing album. The kids are gonna love it!!!!


Posted by: Tony "Lokster" Lokiboy at August 27, 2003 12:03 AM

Will there be 98 Pounder shirts for big fat guys?

Posted by: who else? at August 27, 2003 8:27 AM

as fat as you want. big ol shirts!

Posted by: cougar merch guy at August 27, 2003 8:39 AM

Hell yeah! Soon I'll be able to pimp Steve's label everywhere I go. Thumbs up!

Posted by: me again at August 28, 2003 3:30 PM

Dear Meester Poltz,

I have a 3-year ongoing birthday wish, and it is to hear the sauces that have become enshrined in a collection heretofore referred to as Chinese Vacation. I did my best to send my peeps to the Seattle show and they failed me and have been appropriatly spanked and grounded. Sept 10 pretty pretty please!

~Ash :)

Posted by: Ash at August 29, 2003 10:40 AM

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