Before Charlie Sheen showed up after a five-day crack binge spouting off about violent love and warlock assassins and soaked up the public’s appetite for public meltdowns, there was Randy Quaid. After leading the media on a
Quaid has since surfaced in Vancouver, playing gigs with his backing band The Fugitives, and it sounds like he’s doing great:
The American actor performed two songs at the Commodore Ballroom on Friday night, telling the audience they were about “experiences that my wife and I have gone through for the last few months, and we hope you enjoy them.”
The first song had Quaid croon a romantic tune entitled “Will We Be Together Then?” Then came the much-heralded “Star Whackers” song, which referenced TMZ, murdering people and selling their organs on eBay. [THR]
My God, if it was legal to marry a paragraph, I’d be down on one knee right now. “Wrote a song about my childhood. It’s called ‘Dingo Baby Rainbow Pastry,’ here it go…”
The performance was Quaid’s first public gig since being granted permanent residency status in Canada by local authorities. He was allowed to stay in Canada because his wife, Evi Quaid, received her Canadian citizenship card in February because her father was born here.
Oh, Canadians. So polite. “Ninjas? Haha, cool story, eh.” Anyway, would you like to read the lyrics? I’m sure you would.