The Stranger vs. Bumbershoot

Here Come the Bad Boys

The Mind's Eye

The Surreal World

Booty Call

Intellectual Design

No Laughing Matter

Slip of the Tongue in Cheek

The Stranger Vs. Bumbershoot

The Eternal Struggle

Comics Are Hot!

Rocket Man

Second Skin

Bookish Babes

Satan Spawn and Selma's Cootchie

Who, When, Where

Dashboard Confessional
Mon Sept 5, Mainstage, 2:15–3:30 pm.

In 2001 former Further Seems Forever singer Chris Carrabba released his second full-length under the name Dashboard Confessional. On that breakout album, titled Places You Have Come to Fear the Most, he exposed his shattered heart to millions, rewriting the miserable dumped-dude narrative with clichéd metaphors and the kind of dramatic simplicity only a teenager could truly appreciate. And boy did those wussies eat it up. Dashboard Confessional have gone on to sell millions of records, filling venues with insanely devoted adolescents who sing along to every line and feel every ounce of Carrabba's bottomless pain as he croons about loves long lost but never, ever forgotten.

Carrabba's Bumbershoot appearance will certainly pack 'em in like baby sardines once again, so if you want front-row action, you'll need to get to Memorial Stadium plenty early on Monday. But what to do in those seemingly endless hours you'll spend waiting for Mr. Carrabba? Dashboard Confessional Mad Libs, of course!

It's super easy. First, fill in all the blanks in Part One with the kind of word called for. (No peeking at the song below!) Next, plug 'em into the corresponding blanks in Part Two, and your new song is complete! Now all you need is an acoustic guitar, a pompadour, and full-sleeve tats, and every 16-year-old/35-year-old-still-living-with-mom heart in the house will be yours. (Feel free to encourage your friends to sing along to your new lyrics when Carrabba kicks into the original "Screaming Infidelities" on stage).

1. Plural noun _____________________________


2. Noun _________________________________

3. Verb __________________________________

4. Verb ending in -ing ________________________

5. Noun _________________________________

6. Verb ending in -ing ________________________

7. Plural noun _____________________________

8. Adjective ______________________________

9. Adjective ______________________________

10. Noun ____________________________________

11. Noun ____________________________________

12. Verb ____________________________________

13. Plural noun _______________________________

14. Verb ending in -ing _________________________

15. Verb from line 14 __________________________

16. Noun ____________________________________

17. Part of body ______________________________

18. Adjective _________________________________

19. Verb from line 6 ___________________________

20. Plural noun from line 7 ______________________

21. Adjective _________________________________

22. Noun from line 2 ___________________________

23. Verb from line 3 ___________________________

24. Verb from line 4 ___________________________

25. Noun from line 5 ___________________________

26. Plural noun from line 13 _____________________

27. Verb from line 14 __________________________

28. Verb from line 14 __________________________

29. Part of body ______________________________

30. Plural noun from line 1 ______________________

"Screaming (1) _______________"

I'm missing your (2) _________________ / I never (3) __________________ / (4) __________________ the spots where we'd have to speak / And this bottle of (5) _________________ is taking me home / I'm (6) _______________ close / To (7) _______________ and sheets / But you're not (8) ________________ , and you're not (9) ________________ / Make sure I know who's taking you home / I'm reading your (10) __________________________ over again / There's not a (11) _________________ that I comprehend, Except when you signed it "I will (12) _______________ you always and forever." / As for now I'm gonna hear the saddest (13) _______________ and sit alone and wonder / How you're (14) ________________ / And as for me, I wish that I was anywhere with anyone (15) _________________ / I'm missing your (16) __________________ / How did it break? / And when did your (17) __________________ begin to look fake? / I hope you're as (18) ________________ as you're pretending / I'm (19) ______________ close / To (20) ______________ and sheets / I am (21) _________________ in my defeat / I wish I knew you were safely at home / I'm missing your (22) _______________ / I never (23) _____________ / (24) _______________ the spots where we'd have to speak / And this bottle of (25) ________________ is taking me home / As for now I'm gonna hear the saddest (26) _____________ and sit alone and wonder / How you're (27) ________________ / As for me, I wish that I was anywhere with anyone (28) _______________ / Your (29) _______________ , it's everywhere / Screaming (30) _____________ and taking its wear