So last weekend I was faced with a major life decision — either A) risk my life and fly into the highly anticipated wrath of Hurricane Jaquisha (yes, that is her name) for Howard Homecoming weekend, or B) cancel my Friday-evening flight, stay home, and finesse my way into The Internet concert that was taking place that same night. Now anyone who knows me, knows this was a very, very difficult decision to make because A) I love my alma mater and B) I also love The Internet (if you’ve never heard of this group, Google will happily assist you with getting your life).
Long story short, I wound up choosing Option A at the eleventh hour. Partially because my master plan to finesse my way into this already-sold-out concert was losing its juice (management never got back to me about allowing A2K press coverage). And also because the two remaining concert tickets I had been babysitting on StubHub (my backup plan) magically vanished that Friday morning. So homecoming it was. [Read more…]