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Only 20 minutes after tickets went on sale, the Disco Biscuits sold out tickets to their "Feed the Rocks" Earth Day benefit show on April 27th, 2013!  The show will raise money for Denver's Parks and Rec in addition to the Love, Hope, and Strength Foundation - a music cancer charity organization.

The band has a strong following and it's wonderful to see them supporting such great causes.  Charity is nothing new to the Disco Biscuits.  Last year, bassist and founder Marc Brownstein, led the efforts to raise roughly $10,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief funds.

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What do you do when your daughter asks if she can save Mario in a video game?  Put her in the game of course!  Mike Mika spent hours into the night hacking the video game to insert his daughter, Pauline, as the main character while making Mario the character needing rescuing. 

"Now I'm up at midnight hacking the ROM, replacing Mario with Pauline," Mika said. "I'm using the 2010 NES Donkey Kong ROM. I've redrawn Mario's frames and I swapped the palettes in the ROM. I replaced the M at the top with a P for Pauline."

Check out the Donkey Kong "Pauline edition" here:




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Jon

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OK, I'm speechless after seeing this video.  Just imagine getting the opportunity to perform on stage with your role model and inspiration!  It was a dream come true for Michael Pollack, a student at Vanderbilt University.

Billy Joel hosted a Q&A session after his concert at the university.  Michael happened to be one of the lucky people to ask a question.  His question?  "I was wondering if I could play with you…I would accompany you that is...", Michael asked with a shy voice.

Billy Joel's answer, a simple "ok", to a screaming crowd.

Their performance of "New York State of Mind" is absolutely magical.

"I love when that happens, that's nice.  Good luck to you Michael, I think you're going to do fine", Billy Joel stated after the performance.



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Jon

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