October 26, 2006

you Can take it with you!


I was just leaving Milwaukee and I was informed that you CAN take it with you. If you like sleeping with money and guns then you will be happy to know that the people in charge said we are all able to bring 40% of our cash with us now when we pass through the pearly gates. We still aren't allowed to bring gels or lipstick but we can bring loads of cashish. That means you will be able to buy trinkets and whatnot at the Purgatorial country gift store while waiting to see if heaven has room for your sinful arse.

I just saw the movie The Little Children directed by Todd Field. Go see it soon. Kate Winslet is amazing and the story is unlike anything I have ever seen. I can't quit thinking about it. The only thing that stopped me was a state trooper in the middle of Wisconsin who cited me for going 83 mph on the interstate 35 north when the posted speed limit was 65. A 282 dollar speeding ticket. Yikes! I'm losing money touring so please buy my merch when you see me at the shows so I can take more money with me when I die or at least afford a good attorney.
The other night after the show when Billy Harvey and I came back to the hotel room, the front desk clerk informed us that the place was sold out except for one final room with only a king size bed. When we got in the room it was really uncomfortable like we were on a first date or something. I didn't know whether I should sit on the bed or not and I felt weird taking off my jeans. All I know is that when I woke up there was all this money on the bed strewn all over me so I guess I made some "extra cash." I feel sort of creepy today.
See ya In Ohio and Indy!
Steven Midnight Cowboy Poltz

Posted by steve at October 26, 2006 7:21 AM


Your Midnight Cowboy evening reminded me of these lyrics...

"In the city where we still reside
And I have learned
That even landlocked lovers yearn
For the sea like navy men
'Cause now we say goodnight
From our own separate sides
Like brothers on a hotel bed"

I'm sorry that Billy didn't keep to his own separate side... but hey -- look at the bright side -- more money for Hellven!

Posted by: dana at October 26, 2006 8:14 AM

Little Children! Should I bring you my copy of the book it's based on?

Posted by: Frag at October 26, 2006 8:16 AM

yes. what is the book called?
little children?
please bringy me itty.

Posted by: steverino at October 26, 2006 8:19 AM

you look like an angel. you're just missing your wings...maybe they are hidden behind all that dough. are you giving seraphim and cherubim a run for their money?

Posted by: lisa at October 26, 2006 9:06 AM

Steven, We always told you to drive carefully and don 't speed. You never did listen to your manpa
Take care and all the best to Billy boy.
lov e, manpa

Posted by: wini and joe poltz at October 26, 2006 9:31 AM

so i guess you and billy may be comfortable with the idea of sleeping in the main room of my house. King size bed.... brand new fireplace... awe, romantic!

Posted by: spring at October 26, 2006 9:38 AM

Isn't it a federal crime to publish pictures of U.S. currency? If you think Billy Harvey made you feel creepy, wait until those Treasury boys get ahold of you...

Posted by: Westy at October 26, 2006 3:11 PM

or until you think about where those bills have been!

haha, you're in trouble with the 'rents. you are never too old to listen to yer maNpa steven. $282 is a lot of merch, better git busy!

Posted by: ash at October 26, 2006 3:23 PM

You know...I have a similar picture of myself - we framed it, and it's sits above the mantle.

Posted by: j eastman at October 28, 2006 7:31 AM

Oh, romantic story, huh? :)
I wanna watch this movie, but it'll take a little while until it arrives here ... they will translate it, make up crazy movie titles, promote it and then, maybe, I'll have the chance to see it.
Cute picture!

Posted by: Anny at October 29, 2006 5:52 AM

Hey Steve,
I would love to see Annie Leibovitz photograph you sometime. I would be curious as to what she would do with the money in an image of you $$$$.
I'm going to her book signing on South Beach in a few short hours!
I photographed her back in 1995 at a photo shoot she was doing of my boss at the time for VOGUE.
Check out a few pics I shot of her.

Remember, if I ever get the chance to photograph you, you better tell me my pics are as good as Annie's! OR ELSE! LOL!

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