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In Joe's words:
 
In Joe's words:
  
<blockquote><i>''"Sophomore year in college, film school acquaintance [[Andrew Laurich]] and I were out videotaping a wedding. In the car on the way back, he played me a CD of his housemate’s high school band, called “[[ListedBlack]].” I thought it was OK, but didn’t think much of it.''
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''"Sophomore year in college, film school acquaintance [[Andrew Laurich]] and I were out videotaping a wedding. In the car on the way back, he played me a CD of his housemate’s high school band, called “[[ListedBlack]].” I thought it was OK, but didn’t think much of it.''
  
 
''I had been to a few parties at their house, but the only person I really knew there for a while was Laurich. During Fall Semester 2002, [[Rob]] formally introduced himself to me (”I live with Andrew Laurich”) at a Musicology lecture. We began to get lunch after class semi-regularly, swapping e-mails and so forth. He sent me a few recordings of himself, [[Andrew Horowitz]], and [[Zubin]] performing a small concert in the basement of the Frieze building, which used to be an academic facility on campus. I e-mailed him a couple of experimental tracks I had made over the summer for fun with my high school friend Andrew Kurtz: Covers of “Lady Madonna” by the Beatles and “Space Oddity” by David Bowie.''
 
''I had been to a few parties at their house, but the only person I really knew there for a while was Laurich. During Fall Semester 2002, [[Rob]] formally introduced himself to me (”I live with Andrew Laurich”) at a Musicology lecture. We began to get lunch after class semi-regularly, swapping e-mails and so forth. He sent me a few recordings of himself, [[Andrew Horowitz]], and [[Zubin]] performing a small concert in the basement of the Frieze building, which used to be an academic facility on campus. I e-mailed him a couple of experimental tracks I had made over the summer for fun with my high school friend Andrew Kurtz: Covers of “Lady Madonna” by the Beatles and “Space Oddity” by David Bowie.''
  
''I was very surprised when Rob invited me to practice with his band one day; I had no intention of joining or committing to the project whatsoever. The idea of being in an actual band had never occurred to me. [[Steve Gallagher]] was invited around the same time (maybe a practice later or so), and Rob later told me that he thought I’d be an adequate lead guitarist based on some of the stuff I did in “Space Oddity.” I played a couple gigs with them (first as “Gallagher,” then as “540,” the address of their house) as a backup musician, but I didn’t really feel like part of the band until I suggested that we name it [[Tally Hall]] and Rob actually listened. He subsequently proposed it to the group (Tally Hall was one of many names I suggested via e-mail), and it was unanimous after some explaining to Andrew Horowitz, the only out-of-stater. I was basically Rob’s very inexperienced hired gun until we covered “Blinded By The Light” at the [[Blind Pig]]. Then Andrew wrote “[[Good Day]],” I wrote “[[Ruler Of Everything]],” etc."''</i></blockquote>
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''I was very surprised when Rob invited me to practice with his band one day; I had no intention of joining or committing to the project whatsoever. The idea of being in an actual band had never occurred to me. [[Steve Gallagher]] was invited around the same time (maybe a practice later or so), and Rob later told me that he thought I’d be an adequate lead guitarist based on some of the stuff I did in “Space Oddity.” I played a couple gigs with them (first as “Gallagher,” then as “540,” the address of their house) as a backup musician, but I didn’t really feel like part of the band until I suggested that we name it [[Tally Hall]] and Rob actually listened. He subsequently proposed it to the group (Tally Hall was one of many names I suggested via e-mail), and it was unanimous after some explaining to Andrew Horowitz, the only out-of-stater. I was basically Rob’s very inexperienced hired gun until we covered “Blinded By The Light” at the [[Blind Pig]]. Then Andrew wrote “[[Good Day]],” I wrote “[[Ruler Of Everything]],” etc."''
  
On the 2006 website, Joe's bio read thusly:
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On the 2006 website, Joe's bio read [http://stl.dreamerstoday.com/DoubleOOP/joe.html thusly]...
<blockquote><i>joe is the tally hall moviesmith. a member of SAG, AFTRA, and equity, joe has been fulfilling general showmanship since the tender age of six. the simpsons made fun of him for singing "high hopes" in a children's hospital commercial.
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When Joe updated the website later on, he elaborated a bit, re-copyrighted himself, and took out one of his pet deaths. And it read [http://stl.dreamerstoday.com/DoubleOOP/joe-1.html like so]...
 
 
 
 
MAJOR: film/english
 
MINOR: none
 
COLONEL: popcorn
 
SHOE SIZE: 11.5 US
 
 
 
 
 
TALLY HALL'S JOE HAWLEY FACT SHEET DETECTIVE DATABASE ARCHIVE:
 
FACT: joe is the oldest tally.
 
FACT: joe is compiling a cereal cookbook.
 
FACT: joe was senior class president in high school.
 
FACT: joe has had several tragic pets. among them:
 
----------1. EDMUND (1999-2001). pac-man frog. ate one of joe's other frogs, CHUCKY. referred to thereafter as CHEDMUND.
 
----------2. COTTON (1980-1995). maltese. blind and deaf with no teeth; wandered over to the neighborhood lake. surrounded by a circle of honking geese. finally dispatched by a snapping turtle.
 
----------3. DUFFY (2004-2005). betta. DOA upon returning from new jersey.
 
FACT: in first grade, joe developed a condition known as "nintendo thumb."
 
FACT: joe appeared on "unsolved mysteries."
 
FICTION: joe hates white people.
 
FACT: joe is obsessed with The Infinite.* he's pondering it right now.
 
*DID YOU KNOW? "ruler of everything" is a song about time.
 
 
 
 
 
TALLY HALL'S EMERGENCY JOE HAWLEY CHECKLIST:
 
1. double-jointed fingers? Y
 
2. part-native american? Y
 
4. three? N
 
 
 
 
 
"JOE HAWLEY" ©1982 BOB AND DARLINE HAWLEY</i></blockquote>
 
When Joe updated the website later on, he elaborated a bit, re-copyrighted himself, and took out one of his pet deaths. And it read http://stl.dreamerstoday.com/DoubleOOP/joe-1.html like so"
 
<blockquote><i>joe is the humble tally hall moviesmith. a member of SAG, AFTRA, and equity, joe has been fulfilling general showmanship since the tender age of six. the simpsons made fun of him for singing "high hopes" in a children's hospital commercial.
 
 
 
 
 
MAJOR: film/english
 
MINOR: none
 
LIEUTENANT: dan
 
SHOE SIZE: 11.5 US
 
 
 
 
 
TALLY HALL'S JOE HAWLEY FACT SHEET DETECTIVE DATABASE ARCHIVE:
 
FACT: joe is the oldest tally.
 
FACT: joe is compiling a cereal cookbook.
 
FACT: joe was senior class president in high school.
 
FACT: joe has had several tragic pets. among them:
 
----------1. EDMUND (1999-2001). pac-man frog. ate one of joe's other frogs, CHUCKY. referred to thereafter as CHEDMUND.
 
----------2. COTTON (1980-1995). maltese. blind and deaf with no teeth; wandered over to the neighborhood lake. surrounded by a circle of honking geese. finally dispatched by a snapping turtle.
 
FACT: in first grade, joe developed a condition known as "nintendo thumb."
 
FACT: joe appeared on "unsolved mysteries."
 
FICTION: joe hates white people.
 
FACT: joe and jesus's dad share a first name.
 
FACT: joe is obsessed with The Infinite.* he's pondering it right now.
 
*DID YOU KNOW? "ruler of everything" is a song about time.
 
 
 
 
 
TALLY HALL'S EMERGENCY JOE HAWLEY CHECKLIST:
 
1. double-jointed fingers? Y
 
2. convoluted, cowlick-encroached scalp dressing? Y
 
3. part native american? Y
 
4. four? N
 
5. encyclobeatles joehawleyca? Y
 
 
 
 
 
if joe hawley persists, contact your local joe hawley control center immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
"JOE HAWLEY" ©1982 THE UNIVERSE</i></blockquote>
 
  
 
=== "Where's Joe?" Controversy of 2010 ===
 
=== "Where's Joe?" Controversy of 2010 ===

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