7/11/14 Review: I’m a Sailor’s Girl


Over our last five-or-so shows, my wife and I have developed this bit. Leaving the venue, deep in contemplation, I will abruptly turn to her and declare that the show we just saw was “The best show I’ve ever seen”. She will then laugh at me and remind me that that’s exactly what I said after the last show. I’ll go quiet again for a few more beats while considering this information, then finally respond with a decisive “Yeah, but still…”

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PT 9/11 Thread


When enough people come together for just about any purpose, a community develops.  As the community grows and evolves over time it can begin to express itself in manifold ways, sometimes divergent from its original function, but no less significant.  It is in that spirit we at OPT offer up this link to a Phantasy […]

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Alpine 1: Always Short, Often Sweet


Expectations are a tricky thing.  Sometimes an expectation feels so right that you don’t even consider it an expectation anymore.  When a community latches onto it, it becomes dogma, accepted wisdom.  It becomes, at least in our minds, an inevitability. For the last few years, Phish fans have split into various camps–there’s your jaded vets, […]

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