what she means: Live In Chicago released March 24, 2008 contains a live version of the song There’s A Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought Of It Yet in which Ryan Ross asks the crowd if they know what jazz hands are and proceeds to ask them to do the action ‘jazz hands’ every time the chorus is played. They continue to start the fun and unique song and as soon as Brendon Urie starts the first chorus Ryan Ross yells “jazz hands” into his microphone and when the second chorus came around he did it once again and-
Burlesque: an artistic composition that vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock dignity; any ludicrous parody or grotesque caricature OR a humorous stage show featuring slapstick humor, comic skits, bawdy songs, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus
Daquiri: a blended cocktail made of rum, lime/lemon juice, sugar, and often fruit and/or ice
Formaldehyde: (CH2O) a colorless, toxic, soluble gas usually created from methyl alcohol through oxidation, used as a disinfectant and preservative as well as in the manufacturing of some resins and plastics
Nitroglycerin: (C3H5N3O9) a colorless, thick, oily, explosive yellow liquid made by nitrating glycerol, used in explosives such as dynamite and in rocket propellants, and in medicine as a vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris.
Trophy Wife: a young and attractive wife used as a status symbol for an older or middle-aged man; often the second wife
Shotgun Wedding: a forced or hurried marriage often caused by the bride’s pregnancy
Martyrdom: extreme suffering or the conditon/death/suffering of a martyr
Martyr: a person who (often willingly) suffers death or great torment for a belief, religion, principle or cause
“Aubergine Dreams”: “Aubergine” is a dark purple color; the line “aubergine dreams” in Time to Dance refers to a shade of eyeliner that a character uses in the book Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk (*many of the lines in Time to Dance reference parts of Invisible Monsters, but this is the most obvious and also the most confusing to many people)
Apostasy: a total desertion or departure from one’s religion, party, principles, etc.
Vagabond: a person without a permanent home that wanders from place to place; nomad; rogue; tramp; vagrant; someone who is worthless, carefree or irresponsible
Surreptitious: operated in stealth or done by/acquired in secret
Asbestos: a fibrous mineral (amphibole or chrysotile) formerly used in incombustible or fireproof articles, fabrics, theatre curtains or boards, etc.
“Purse of a Different Kind”: Meaning a black book, a book used to record names of clients, dates, and times (hence the line “Along with the people inside”)
Linoleum: a hard, washable floor covering of burlap or canvas coated with linseed oil, powdered cork, and rosin
Quarantine Wings: wings of the hospital in which strict isolation is imposed for sanitary or hygienic purposes
Camisado: a surprise attack at night or daybreak when the enemy or target is believed to be asleep
Cabaret: a restaurant that serves/includes food, drink, music, a dance floor, and often a floor show
Today morning, as I walked to school I expected nothing special to happen, but suddenly as I looked up, I saw this My Chemical Romance Car and was just stunned af. So I decided to leave a little note to the driver…
On this day in music history: August 5, 1978 - “Boogie Oogie Oogie” by A Taste Of Honey hits #1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart for 1 week, also topping the Hot 100 for 3 weeks on September 9, 1978. Written by Janice-Marie Johnson and Perry Kibble, it is the biggest hit for the Los Angeles, CA based R&B band fronted by musicians Janice-Marie Johnson and Hazel Payne. The song is inspired during a gig the band plays at a military base. The audience, not used to seeing a band fronted by two women sit transfixed until lead singer and bassist Janice Marie Johnson entices the crowd to get on their feet. The incident inspires Johnson to write the song, collaborating with keyboardist Kibble. Signed to Capitol Records by R&B music executive Larkin Arnold, “Boogie” is the bands first single. Released in May of 1978, it is an across the board smash, becoming one of the defining records of the Disco Era, selling nearly three million copies in the US. A Taste Of Honey wins the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1979, making them only the second African American artists to win that award (Natalie Cole is the first). “Boogie Oogie Oogie” is certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA.