I don't really liveblog
Theon: aretha franklin is singing a sort of meandering version of my country tis of thee yes
me: yes, i am hearing that too
she seems into ringing
me: i haven't missed the speech though, right?
rick warren was better than i feared he would be
Theon: no speech yet no
rick warren was okay except for when he said the 44th transition of power
it was cool when he said MALLLLIA
me: why not the 44th transition thing?
Theon: cause obama's the 44th president
so there have been 43
me: oooh, oath of office!
damn, should have noticed that
Theon: just being a pedant
me: nice that it's stevens
Theon: cbs keeps making pointed comparisons to kennedy
me: i'm watching the AP feed at the chicago tribune
that's funny though
damn, more music
Theon: what the hell yo yo ma is there
me: oooh, yo yo ma, big surprise
Theon: AHAHAHAHA JOHN WILLIAMS
just play duel of the fates, guys!
actually, this is kind of nice so far
me: so is the stylus board going crazy right now?
ah jeeze, "it is a joy to be simple"? really?
Theon: not really i think they're all down their respective halls watching large screens
me: what the hell is the pianist wearing
Theon: same boutique as aretha's hat
me: hahahaha no kidding
did yo yo ma just wave at the crowd? dude, they're not here for you
PM you standing?
Theon: yo yo ma's great he was on mr. rogers once
me: man, they're kind of fumbling...
Theon: he fucked up cause he's a secret muslim
me: why is that one shorter than the VP one?
Theon: you know that's a koran in bible covers right
me: oh shiiiiiiiiit
and the speech, here we go!
(then we both shut up, because it was a pretty great speech)