This one was for Tran, my first character, back when Elf was still a class, and to Neal, for introducing us.
Impotent Nerd Rage owes its existence to the many people who supported it, but these people in particular ponied up cash to have their names put in the credits (hey... I’m a word whore, and these were my Johns...): Tresi Arvizo, Sgt. Daniel W. Krenzke, USMC, Stacey Rigger, Arlie and Tricia Land, Felix Viator (Kevin Nolastname,) Les Howard (from the illustrious Signal Podcast,) Jason (Fougerhousen) Fougerousse, Sean Smith & Angela Gick (both of whom would’ve probably ended up in the credits, anyway,) The Fear The Boot crew (Dan, Chad, Pat, Wayne, & Chris,) Tim Golaszewski, and David & Jennifer Gray.
Oh, and ANTHONY MARKEL (because I really do still love you. Mad man crush, bro.)
Thank you to everyone who supported this album (and especially the Fear The Boot community who convinced me it was both a good idea and genuinely possible.)
Thank you to Jody for laughing with me (most of the time) and for being what it said on my silver yoyo.
Thanks to my brother, Neal, for bringing the Red Box home and initiating me in my geekhood.
And thank you to my sons for their constant inspiration and tolerance of my prolonged absences while on the road.
Thank you Ty Morton for introducing me to Firefly, and Kerry Anne Pritchard for being in the
She Don’t Like Firefly video, and to the Fickle Peach for being my favorite pub.
And thank you Spinal Tap (Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer) for teaching me that it’s possible to parody a genre without parodying a specific song, but still create credible, viable music. I hope I was able to do that on this album.
Recorded at Reber Recording in Muncie, IN. This recording is FTB 9000 compliant.
All songs Copyright © Mikey Mason, 2011.
released August 18, 2011
All songs written & performed by Mikey Mason with the exception of the following bits:
Fingerless portions of the bass line on Me And Alan Moore’s Beard performed by Frank Reber.
Lead guitar solos on Too Fat To Troop, Me And Alan Moore’s Beard, My Next Girlfriend, Unicron, Strangling My Muse, and Unwed Teenage Gothling Mom To Be, as well as backing screams on Impotent Nerd Rage provided by Scott Lindell.
Kobold Horde shouts on Kobolds Ate My Baby provided by my gaming group (alphabetically by last name: Randy Davis, Benjamin Mason, Ty Morton, William Morton, & Sean Smith--ALL HAIL KING TORG!)
Screaming villagewoman on Kobolds Ate My Baby courtesy of Jody Mason.
Drums on all songs performed by Alan Smithee.
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