September 5, 2005

Farewell Australia Hello New Zealand

photo by kurt or curt (karen from quantas airlines boyfriend)

Peace be with you Australia... and also with you.

Man, we had a blast in the land of roos and vegemite. Every show had its own little personality. I am sure if you want copies of the shows Milan can help you. Write to him at [email protected] He will charge you aussie dollars and with the exchange rate you are losing money by not investing in these "pieces of art."

Jeff Berkely and Gregory Page came along for the ride and they wowed audiences every night with their witty banter and gay voices. I said gay. hee hee. They were so effing good that it made for the best package ever on the road. Do you remember when Sinatra toured with Eminem? It was even better than that. Do you remember the package on Tommy Lee? Better than that. We all sang together like birds eating yogurt out the hands of audience members. It sounded like we had yogurt in our throats when we sang. People joined together and hit each other in the face just to remind themselves in the morning that they were a part of it. I saw at least 30 chicks or sheilas and 40 dudes or blokes with black eyes. It was awesome to see.

Thanks are in order to Milan and Heather for making it happen. They mortgaged their house where they live in marital bliss and sold their dog to the circus. They are in debt and me and Gregory and Jeff feel really bad about it. (but that feeling will go away) Milan made Heather move in to their car and he sleeps on the floor at work. Milan really misses his dog. Thanks you guys. We love you. Heaps. Tons. Billions. Gazillions. SOD OFF YOU TOSSERS. Millie (Milan's sister) really did all the work.

New Zealand you say???? Why yes I do. I am in New Zealand right now typing this in some internet cafe in Queenstown. I went skiing today and I will do the same tomorrow in Wanaka. I will be playing a show on Monday September 12 in Wellington. Please fly down for that one night you bloody wankers. It will only cost you 12,000 dollars because you were too stupid to book your ticket 21 days in advance. Please go in to debt for me. Milan did it and he's still happy. I think. Come to think of it, I haven't heard from him. helloooo milan? are you there? come in milan. where are youuuu?

Bar Bodega Monday night. Wellington.

I miss all of you. Really I do. I think I will be back in The USA just in time to make it to Texas for some more shows.

Love and Kangaroo Meat,

Steven JJ Polazzz

Posted by steve at September 5, 2005 10:19 PM


Thanks so much for the memories Steve, twas a week I'll not forget. Thanks also for sharing the love with this "young steve poltz" in Brisbane.

Anyway I can convince you to join Gregory on his extended stay down here in Feb?

Posted by: Aemon at September 6, 2005 5:04 AM

Wow, I would love to be in New Zealand right now.

Posted by: Anny at September 6, 2005 9:57 AM

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it....Barry Bonds is going to play...I knew as soon as San Francisco was 5 games out, Barry would " help" the team to the playoffs ...I just thought I would catch you up with the latest in the world of baseball....Laurie

Posted by: laurie stout at September 6, 2005 2:47 PM

UMMMMM Kangaroo Meat. I need Jack in the Box!

Posted by: Greg at September 6, 2005 4:40 PM

damn barry bonds. the pads better not choke.

nice to hear from you aemon. you remind me of me when i was younger and still full of hope and joy. before the padres broke my heart year after year. you're lucky you don't follow american baseball. it is designed to hurt you in the aorta. stay in australia and watch cricket.

Posted by: steverino at September 6, 2005 6:12 PM

barry is an ass sucking cheating piece of dog shite.

he ought to be thrown in a pit of cat urine and banana peppers.

barry's knee will fail him and every giants fan out there.

sorry for the harshness.

h.g. wells

Posted by: barry bonds hater at September 6, 2005 6:59 PM

h.g.??? long time no talk. i miss you. heaps. i am in new zealand. it is beautiful here. the internet cafe has flourescent lights and dirty brown carpet and flickering screens from dimly lit computers and the hiss of bad electricity running through the air.

i loved your take on bonds. it made feel better for a moment. like a monet painting. and then when i walk away i forget everything.
i really want to ketchup witchoo.

Posted by: steverino at September 6, 2005 7:19 PM

You've really got to come here in our summer so I can take you to The Sydney Cricket Ground and we can sit on Yabba's Hill all day, baking in the sun, drinking Tooheys (or not) and debating the finer points of the great game of cricket.
Thanks for da bomb shows at Newtown & Cronulla. Lots of Love. Jx

Posted by: J at September 7, 2005 12:13 AM

Please take lots of photos Mr. P -- I want to live vicariously through you. Or do I mean virtually? Not that you're virtuous. But I know you're not a vicar.


Posted by: ms p at September 7, 2005 4:08 AM

Thanks a lot Steve. You manage to visit Australia and NZ 3 weeks before I go on a honeymoon down there. You could of waited a few more weeks before going, so that I could recorded a show while on my Honeymoon. Hope you a glorious time, I can't wait for my turn

Posted by: Bill in Chicago at September 7, 2005 10:57 AM

Woohoo! A wonderful surprise...see ya on Monday Steve...

Posted by: Chris at September 8, 2005 1:37 AM

I miss my dog.

Posted by: Heather at September 10, 2005 11:46 PM

Steve, I love this picture! you look hot!

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