Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Birthday dinner: singing for our supper

The location of a birthday dinner is always the choice of the birthday boy or girl. We've done barbecue, teppan tables, sushi, our fave-rave local Italian place, burger places ...

Whatever rocks the guest of honor's world.

Drama King's birthday dinner was -- fittingly -- at a highly dramatic place with singing waitpeeps.

Periodically (every few minutes, more like), a waiter or waitress would take the mic and belt out a song. Everything from opera (really!) to show tunes to Frank Sinatra.

And so it was that one of the guys started singing "All the Way."

Z-man: *mumble mumble mumble* Elton John ...

Evil Mother: Elton John?? No. That's Frank Sinatra!

Drama King: Did you just say Elton John? Your gay card is revoked!

Evil Mother: *snort*

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Drama King: *watching yet ANOTHER waiter get up to sing* I wonder if they consider this side work.

Z-man: Sidework?

Drama King: Dude. You went to culinary school. You know restaurants. You don't know what sidework is??

Z-man: Hey, I worked in the kitchen ... in the BACK!

Drama King: Oh, probably if I had said "sideworko," you would have understood.

Z-man: Ohhhhhh!!! Sideworko!!! Of course!

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The Roo-girl: Mom, are you going to see "New Moon" with me?

Evil Mother: Sure.

Drama King and Z-man: *in unison* Ewwwwwwwwwwwww!

The Roo-girl: Hey, I know kids who already have bought their tickets.

Evil Mother: Hey, I know ADULTS who already have bought their tickets! *Hi, Holly and Jeni!!*

Drummer Man: I've got mine already.

*All eyes swivel to look at him*

Drummer Man: Bwhahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!

Z-man: Whew! I was worried there for a second!

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Drama King: *poke*

Evil Mother: Grrrrr ...

Drama King: *pointing to Rocky, who was actually sitting across the table* It wasn't me. It was HIM.

Rocky: Uh, yeah, I used my tentacles to poke you.

Drama King: He is the terror of Japanese school girls.

Evil Mother: ?????????

Drama King: Tentacle porn. Look it up.

Evil Mother: *facepalm*

20 comments:

Ramit said...

Don't tell Drama King & Z man, but I just might go to watch the new moon too! :-)

LceeL said...

I think I want to scratch my eyes out now.

Karen said...

I'm considering pre-buying tickets but only because I am the designated driver for an entire herd of teenage girls and if they don't get in to see the movie I may be seriously maimed. It's a life preserving tactic.

justmylife said...

Your crew never fails to entertain! Yet again, another birthday dinner that I would have loved to see first hand. HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

nikki said...

Tentacle porn?? I'm not even going to ask. OR look it up. There are things I don't even want to know about.

Blue Momma said...

I have a ticket and I'm even seeing the pre New Moon showing of Twilight. I promise it is only for a girls night out. I am NOT a fanatic, though I sure know plenty around here! May sneak in a little nip of something while I'm at it....

Roger said...

I'm at work, otherwise I would look up 'tentacle porn' just to gather knowledge for myself. Good thing I won't remember this when I get home, so as to not traumatize the youth in my house. Who am I kidding? I don't want to be traumatized.

J-Bear wore her hair down. Is she changing her hairstyle, perchance?

As alway, an entertaining night - opera singing waitstaff... do you pay extra for that?

Anglophile Football Fanatic said...

I think I feel a bit dirty for being included in a bday dinner post. Should I?

Kaytabug said...

Fuck! I think AFF should feel HONORED to be in a BIRTHDAY DINNER post!!!! Love ya!!!

I laughed so hard I had tears in my eyes! I love you! I love your kids! I hope that's not too weird!

Nikki said what I wanted to about tentacles.

I too am curious about J-bear letting her hair down!!

If I can get someone to watch my kids I might go see it but not THE day it opens. But I have considered wearing the contacts and fangs from Halloween!! But I am not a fanatic, just a freak!!!

Suzanne said...

Yay, another birthday celebration!

J bear is definitely going for a more masculine look!

Pamela said...

someone told me the first movie was only logical if you read the book.

So -- I'm only going to read the book.
(I think)

Huckdoll said...

Sitting wait staff! What a novelty - and one that might drive me me batty :)

New Moon, hmmmmm. I'm totally waiting a few weeks to see it in the theater to avoid the obsessed, but I'm super stoked nonetheless.

The Duchess of Wessex said...

Nothing better than a family Birthday dinner story! I wish you had 352 kids so I could have a story to bust out laughing over every day of the year. HA HA HA!

Tammy Howard said...

And my girls told me they were just reading Manga, but it's been tentacle porn all along...

Daisy said...

Tentacle porn? I don't think I want to know. Frank Sinatra? That I can appreciate!

Frenchgirlrn said...

That's right...I have my tickets already...*I got a shout out in a birthday dinner post*!!!

HalfAsstic.com said...

Ohmigosh! How much fun did YOU have?! The picture tells the whole story. What a great group of people you have there! ;-)
Delightful.

Junebug said...

You have a lot of good birthday dinners.

Jaina said...

Yay! Your blog loaded today!!! I was sad, it kept timing out on me yesterday. I seriously love your birthday dinner conversations. What a great tradition, and you always make wonderful memories!

Kila said...

What a great bunch, you are so blessed. :)

 
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