Six Reasons Employers Should Hire Touring Musicians

Categories: Nitpick Six

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2. You're Making Life More Tolerable

This morning, I read an article about a chef who killed and boiled his wife over four days, then pulverized her skull. The world is an awful place filled with tragedy and horribleness. It always has been and it always will be. But you know what? It's OK, because we have honest and pure things like food, the ocean, that pug that rides a skateboard and art to help us remember that everything isn't soul-crushingly terrible. While you're certainly not erasing any of the evils of the world, supporting the people who make art and helping it flourish makes This Toilet Earth reek a little less of sadness.

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1. It Makes You Look Cool

What if, like, the band gets famous or something? Then you get to talk about how you helped make it all possible. You're the big hero of the day, aren't you? You can finally get close to obtaining that feeling of importance you were searching for when you ascended to your mighty throne of management. Maybe some day they'll paint a stupid mural of you and the successful musician shaking hands like Elvis and Richard Nixon.

Whatever, man, just stop making life so awful for us losers who are trying to have a good time by sleeping in decrepit vans. It is hard enough out here.

Follow Drew Ailes on Twitter at @CountBakula.

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