Long Awaited Barista Update

Since everyone seemed to enjoy my last tale of talking music with a barista, I figured I'd give you an update. That barista is long gone, but today I once again got the, "Have I ever asked what kind of music you listen to? You're wearing those headphones all the time" question from a different one.

"Mostly indie rock," I said.

Simple, straightforward, honest.

Her response?

A grimace, followed by, "Yeah, have fun with that."

It was kind of refreshing, honestly.

By David Malitz |  September 18, 2008; 12:40 PM ET Randomness
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Her loss. I wonder if she's a Celine Dion fan?

You should have mentioned the Sonic Youth Greatest Hits disc - sold by the barista's employer.

Posted by: You Can't Educate Everyone | September 18, 2008 2:44 PM

haha...good stuff.

To be annoying, i would have responded: "Awesome! Have you heard of this new band called Vampire Weekend? Or the Hold Steady? They seem like they could hit it big!"

Posted by: around | September 19, 2008 11:20 AM

Clarification to my earlier statement - that's how i would have responded to your "Indie rock" response...

Posted by: around | September 19, 2008 11:27 AM

Barista: "So what are you listening to?"

Me: "Alexander Glazunov."

Barista: "oh."

Posted by: Anonymous | September 22, 2008 10:15 PM

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