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By Jason Hardy
After hearing the latest Screeching
Weasel release, some will undoubtedly
wish to change the name from “Thank
You Very Little” to “Thanks for
A double CD anthology, “Thank
You Very Little” is a 51-song retrospec
tive of Screeching Weasel’s illustrious
career from the band’s meager begin
ning in 1986 to its present incarnation.
The second disc includes an entire live
show from 1993, the era many consider
to be SW’s peak, and a few songs
recorded off a videotape of the band
rehearsing before the tour.
The first disc starts with the first
song frontman Ben Weasel ever wrote
for SW, a choppy little three-chord ditty
called “I Hate Old Folks.” It progresses
to some alternate versions of previously
released songs and some leftovers from
various recording sessions.
Sound quality also improves over
the course of disc one as the first six or
seven songs sound pretty muffled.
The major problem with disc one is
that there are 28 songs, many of which
appear on other SW albums in a more
polished form. Early versions of “I
Need Therapy” and “I Wanna Be a
Homosexual” sound better on SW’s last
anthology, “Kill the Musicians.”
Versions of “Slogans,” “Crying in
My Beer,” “Jeannie’s Got a Problem
With Her Uterus,” “Every Night” and
“Totally” sound better on the original
albums they were released on. Those
songs in this collection are meaningless
for anyone who owns the other albums.
The collection includes songs like
“Shirley’s On Methadone” and “Amy
Saw Me Looking At Her Boobs” that
are just knockoffs of other songs. The
only difference between “Shirley’s On
Methadone,” and “Cindy’s On
Methadone,” from SW’s 1992 album,
“My Brain Hurts,” is the name of the
poor methadon^addict. Also “Amy Saw
Me Looking At Her Boobs” was later
turned into “Fuck the World” by the
Queers and appeared on the album
The last 13 tracks are leftover songs
from some of SW’s recording sessions.
With many, it’s obvious why they were
However, some notables such as
“Can’t Takelit” and “My Own World,”
from the “Television City Dream” ses
sions and “Lose the Dink” and “Stuck
Out Here” from the “Bark Like a Dog”
sessions are included.
Overall, disc one is just way too
long and full of too many songs that
should have been left in the vaults,
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including a number of covers that don’t
do their originals justice. Ben Weasel
would have been better off if he had lim
ited the number of songs to about 10 or
12 instead of 28.
The second disc is more or less
bootleg quality and has some rough
sounding tracks from a SW rehearsal
before the 16-song live show which,
quality-wise, don’t sound a whole lot
better than the rehearsal tracks.
The intimacy of the rehearsal tracks
and an entire live show, hecklers and all,
offers an honest look at how SW sound
ed in 1993, and is definitely worth
while, because that incarnation of the
band will most likely never tour again.
“Thank You Very Little” is a com
prehensive look at SW and captures
how the band changed in the past 15
years. It doesn’t, however, honestly cap
ture how good SW really was. -
For hard core SW collectors “Thank
You Very Little” is probably a worth
while purchase but, for less involved
fans, “Kill the Musicians” is definitely a
Bad, good flicks on tap
MOVIES rrom page 9
“The Whole Nine Yards” -
Hitman Bruce Willis moves into
neurotic Matthew Perry’s neighbor
Hilarity, I’m sure, ensues.
Willis, with his swank deal with
Disney, is on a roll. Perry is not.
“Drowning Mona” - Mona
(Bette Midler) drives her car into a
river, and every person in a small
town becomes a suspect in her
death, including Neve Campbell
and Jamie Lee Curtis. Another com
“Pitch Black” - A space fanta
sy of sorts, as a crew (of actors
you’ve never heard of) crash lands
on a planet inhabited with nasty
aliens - but the aliens can only come
. out at night.
“Wonder Boys” - Another pos
sible Oscar contender moved from
Christmas, as Michael Douglas
plays an aging professor who wrote
one great novel and then slipped
into booze and obscurity. His pro
tege (Tobey Maguire) tries to pull
him out of it with a little help from
Katie Holmes and Frances
McDormand. Directed by “LA
Confidential” director Curtis
“Reindeer Games” - Big action
movie with Ben Affleck as a black
mailed ex-con pulling a casino heist.
Charlize Theron and Gary Sinise co
“Agnes Brown” - The only
movie sandwiched between two big
action dates, the film features
Anjelica Huston directing herself as
a woman learning to live after her
husband goes kaput.
“Mission to Mars” - Tim
Robbins, Gary Sinise and others go
to Mars. Freaky things happen.
Expect a lotta rusty red onscreen.
Brian DePalma (“Scarface”) directs.
“The Next Best Thing” - An
aptly titled alternative to the big Mars
flick should be interesting: Madonna
and Rupert Everett battle over their
son in court with an added twist -
Everett’s character is gay. John
Schlesinger (“Midnight Cowboy”)
“Erin Brockovich” - Julia
Roberts goes spring for once as a
research assistant helping in a major
cancer case. Steven Soderbergh,
whose last two films, “Out of Sight”
and “The Limey,” were home runs,
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Pre-owned Levis at great prices. The Jean Outlet, 3241
S. 13th, Indian ViNage. 420-5151.
King size waterbed frame with side cushions. Includes
Sofa and Appliances
Pretty spring color pastels cover on 7’ futon, light
wood. $75 OBO, $100 w/ottoman. Ultra Wash II
White Kenmore dishwaher, $50 OBO. GE
Hotpoint Hallmark White 30’ wide drop-in double
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countertop microwave, almost new, $50 OBO.
7 foot pool table. Balls and ques included. $300 OBO.
Contact (402)742-5748 - local number.
‘93 Mazda MX6, $8500 OBO. Got the girl, need to sell
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1987 VW Golf GTI. Front end damage. Good moter and
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Nintendo 64,4 controllers, golden eye, best offer.
(402) 393-2274. Will Deliver
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Male or female roommate wanted. 5 minutes from cam
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utilities paid. 474-1766 or 465-3014,
Responsible male, nonsmoking roommate wanted.
Nice, CLEAN 3BR, 2 bath house in South Lincoln. 10
minutes from UNL City Campus. $275/month+ deposit.
All utilities paid. Includes cable, washer/dryer.
Roommate needed. Great house at 1601 N. 29th,
$180/month. Laundry, dishwasher, central air, non
smoker, through mid-May. 423-1535._
Roommate needed. Huge house. Near campus. $200
plus utilities. W/D. Call 438-7945.__
Roommates needed. Extra large new duplex. 3 BR, 2
bathrooms, W/D, double car garage, full basement.
Share house in Bennet. Garage, washer/dryer, separate
bedrooms. $275-includes utilities except phone.
Large 1 Bedroom
Free laundry, central air and heat. Some pets allowed.
Nice neighborhood. <390/month. Contact 476-1328.
Sleeping study room, N/S female free cable, laundry,
utilities, your own phone line. CaH 432-5573.
1204 Charleston, 4+ bedrooms, 2 blocks to campus, 2
bathrooms. W/D, dishwasher, C/A, great parking,
1315 N. 14th. Large 48R, W/D, dishwasher, central air,
parking. $950+deposit. CaH 890-8909.
2200 Dudley, very nice 4BR, near UNL, 1 1/2 bath,
basement, parking $800.432-0644.
3204 Holdrege, very nice, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, gar
age, parking, near UNL $700,432-0644.
3BR house on 10 acres. Ideal for horticulturotudents.
hi city limits. 435-6277. _
4+ bedroom, 2 bath remodeled house. Central air.
Close to UNL, 940 Y St. 430-9415.
Spacious garden level, 3BR, ail utilities paid. Quite
neighborhood, excellent for serious student. 435-6277.
Brand new 3 bedroom, 2 baths, 2 garages, family
room, fireplace, 3 blocks to campus, no pets or smoking.
Available now, $875+. Call 432-0415.
Just built— 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, lawn serv
ice, $900 + utilities. 4315 Orchard. Cali for showing,
Near new 4BR townhouse. All appliances including
W/D. Double garage, 5 minutes to campus. Call Julie,
Student! Duplex, 4BR, 2 bath, available by 2-1-00.
Near campus, all appliances, garages. Call 434-1220,
daytime or 488-4159, night. Free month’s rent.
112618 Q, new 2 bedroom, all appliances, double garage
$575. CaH 430-6328.
All sized apartments...from efficiency at $299; 1 bed
room unit at $329; to 2 bedrooms from $429. Just
minutes to campus if you bike or walk. Quiet concrete
Close to City Campus
Water, Heat, and Gas Paid
Available now. Call 477-4490
2 + bedroom in Near South. Oak woodwork and floors,
open oak-carved staircase, leaded glass windows, fire
place, formal dining, dishwasher, central air, W/D, non
smoker, cat OK. 1515 S. 22nd Street. $685 + utilities.
*700 South 17th FURNISHED*
l bedroom/14-plex. Cable/utilities paid, $355. Refer
ences required. 488-6707, 450-8895.
910 S. 22nd, large 2BR, fireplace, C/A, huge electric
kitchen, $450. Available now. Call 489-6755 or
1 BR, 1 bath, close to campus. 2400 R Street, #3.
$260/month, available January 15. 421-7141,
1BR, 2338 E St., mostly graduate students, all new
paint, carpet, appliances, microwave, ceiling fans. Re
served parking, no smoking/pets, $375. Call 432-3686.
2BR, fireplace, deck, VERY NICE! Laundry, very close
to East Campus. Only 6 month lease, available Febuary
35th and Vine, upper 2 room efficiency. $275+ utilities,
no pets. Call 466-7054.
Available Now!! Large 2BR, 5 minutes from campus,
535 N. 27th. Off-street parking, laundry, big sunny
kitchen. $365/month+utilities. 475-8443.
Claremont Park Apartments
2 and 3 bedrooms available for December/January.
Call for details 474-7975
Don Apartments, 227 S. 17th, 1 bedroom, parking pro
vided. For information caH 474-6565, leave message.
Duplex, 8119 N. 25th St. $425 plus deposit. 2 beds,
dishwasher, w/d hookups. Preferred Chinese. Immedi
ate possession. 464-0774
★ EAST CAMPUS AREA ★
1 BR, gas/water/trash paid, 3 or 6 month lease, 3 clos
ets, appliances, dishwasher, blinds, laundry, parking,
$355.1109-1121 N. 28th, 489-4857,_
★ NEAR CAMPUS ★
3 or 6 month leases, appliances, dishwasher, blinds,
laundry, parking. 1 BR, neat paid, $365. 2 BR, newer
building. $475.2504 Vine St" 4894857
★ CAMPUS CLOSE STUDIO ★
Efficiency in 8-plex, appliances, blinds, off-street park
ing, $285,2627rAne St., 489-4857
Nice 1 bedroom, 1615 Prospect, $395. Call 423-8122
Large, clean efficiency, security building, heat paid at
16® H, $295. Call 466-3380.
Meadow Wood Apartments
Short Term Leases Available
Pool and jacuzzi. 1 and 2 bedrooms. Lota of closets.
Convenient location. Quiet. On-sight mainte
nance/management. 7th and Superior. 47l6-3393.
Nice large efficiency, heat and water paid, off-street
parking, dose to both campuses, no smoking, no pets.
$300 + deposit. 2540 ‘S’ St., 432-5573.
Spacious 1BR apartments, central air, DAW, off street
parking, on site laundry. Close to campus. Reasonably
priced. 465-8911. _
Studio and 1BR
Vintage-studio and 1BR close to both campuses.
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Work between classes or on light load days. We have
flexible scheduling, meal discounts, and paid vacations.
Immediate part-time opportunities available. Apply now
29th & Cornhusker
Accredited federal child care center seeking dependable
part-time staff. Shifts available are 3-5pm and
3:30-5:30pm. Ability to relate to children, interact in
children's play, and maintenance duties required. Apply
in person to: Centennial Mall Child care. 16th & ‘O'
Street at the Denney Federal building, room 140. EOE.
Afternoon teachers needed at Hand in Hand Childcare
Center. Extra hours available. Call 464-2067.
Always on the phone? Telephone interviewers needed
to conduct survey research - no sales involved - at the
Bureau of Sociological Research located on City Cam
pus. Evening ana weekend shifts available. Work
available through end of school year. Minimum of 12
hours per week. $7,853 minimum hourly salary. Call
472-3672 between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday thru
Friday. The University is an AA/EOE.
Assistant needed. One year experience required in ad
ministration or work related field. Possess professional
appearance, high school diploma and valid driver’s li
cense. Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Office, Excel
and related programs. Knowledge of office equipment..
Fax or e-mail resume and salary requirements to Jim
Cook, 757-461-7451. jcook0ptsiwor1d.com
BEST private school is seeking youth specialist appli-' ,
cants for work with small groups of students. Daytime
hours Monday-Friday. Call Jacqueline Berniklau.
Children’s Day Out program is looking for a part-time
toddler teacher Tuesday/Thursday mornings,
8:30-11:30am. Apply at South Gate Preschool, 3500
Pioneers Blvd, 489-7302._
Come work for us! We have excellent hours for students
and full time positions available for professionals.
Transfiguration provides residential and vocational
services to children and adults with developmental dis
abilities. Hiring instructors and job coaches. Openings:
Monday-Friday 6:30-8am and 2:45-1 Opm. Saturday
and Sundays 8am-2pm and 2-10pm, weekday and
evening hours. Hiring transportations specialists, a full
time position responsible for the sat? transportation of
people with developmental disabilities. Must be 19
years of age, have a good driving record, and a reliable
form of transportation. Apply in person at Transfigura
tion, 1316 N Street, Suite 102.
Computer clerk, full and part time, Windows experience
necessary, good salary. Call 402/826-4654, ext.
298 or 1-800-720-4022.
Custodial work, flexible schedule. 5-20 hours/week,
you name it. 472-4762.
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LIFE SKILLS TRAINERS
YOUTH CARE SPECIALISTS
Developmental Services of Nebraska. Inc. is seeking
qualified full-time, part-time and on-call Life Skills
Trainers and Youth Care Specialists to provide services
to adult and adolescents in our residential programs.
Minimum qualifications: 19 years of age, high school
graduate or equivalent. Must be willing to learn and be
physically capable of implementing crisis intervention
techniques. Must have reliable transportation and valid
driver's license. Afternoons, evenings, overnights
(asleep and awake), daytime, and weekend shifts
available. $8.11 per hour.
Apply in person at
Developmental Services of Nebraska, Inc.
1115 K Street Suite 102
Lincoln, NE 68508
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Downtown YMCA hiring swim instructors for evenings
and Saturdays. Apply at 1039 P Street, 434-9230.
Earn $150-$325 Weekly
37 PT positions must be filled by 1/20.
No customer service/sales experience neces
Flexible schedules, no telemarketing. Conditions
exist-must be 18. Call M-F 10 am-4 pm.
EARN $7/HOUR ON CAMPUS
Nebraska Union has openings for Custodians. Day,
evening, and weekend hours; $6.25/hour. Up to
$7/hour for night work. Contact Bill Behmer, Room
220, Nebraska Union.
Hiring For Second Semester
Need part time cashiers and food attendants. Flexible
hours, will work around your schedule. Apply in Room
314, Monday-Fridav, 8am-4pm.
FBG SERVICE CORPORATION
Immediate openings for full time and part time custodial
positions. Flexible hours and competitive wages.
Apply at 3815 Touzalin Avenue, Suite 106.
FEMALE DANCER WELCOME. Serious inquires only.
Excellent pay. Call 477-7102.
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