Yo, I’m hungry. I just got home from school and I’ve got nothing but frozen dinners in the fridge, and I’m sick to death of frozen dinners. I’m twenty-five years old and I still have no idea how to cook. I guess I’ll have some Cheerios. But first: Mykel and Carli asked me to write something for the Weezine because they’re running out of interesting things to tell you guys, probably due to the fact that we haven’t done anything remotely interesting in the past nine months. So here are a few random facts that may or may not be of any interest to you: 1) My leg is doing much better! I’m not feeling too much pain anymore and the metal frame should be taken off by July. This whole experience turned out to be much more than I bargained for: the frame was supposed to be taken off last fall, but still I’m limping around with two pounds of metal screwed into my leg. When it’s all over I’ll be as good as new. I can’t wait; this year really sucked. 2) School is going great. I’m taking mostly music classes but last semester I also took expository writing and poetry and this semester I’m also taking astronomy. Nobody here recognizes me. I see other students wearing Weezer shirts and hats and they don’t even recognize me! They all think I’m just some weird crippled guy. Which is true. It’s nice to be a nobody again, but on the other hand, I’m getting lonely. If you happen to be in Boston and you see me limping home from school, don’t be afraid to say “hi”. 3) I’ve got about eight new songs now, but I still need to write at least two more before we can put out the next album. Please be patient—I want it to come out as badly as you do. I just want to make sure its great. It’s taken me a long time to come up with these songs because I don’t have a girl in my life making me miserable. Actually, I don’t have any meaningful relationships here at school and, unfortunately, relationships are the only thing I know how to write about. So we must wait and hope.
Thanks for all the fan mail; I read every letter. I feel like I know some of you pretty well now. I’m going to eat some Cheerios.