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Old 03-31-10, 04:49 PM
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NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

The gist of the story:

At SXSW, Fat Mike passed a bottle of tequila around the crowd, and after some time had passed, played a video showing himself urinating into the bottle backstage then coming out on stage to pass it out. He then mockingly taunted the crowd saying urine wasn't a biohazard and they couldn't do anything legally to him.

SOURCE: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010...ns-drink-urine


Never been a fan of the band, but if I was, I'd be done with them at this point.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Yeah, and there is no way he was joking!
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Full video of the performance available here, if you dare. Obviously NSFW, and the crowd is full of totally obnoxious assholes.

I watched the whole thing yesterday and I find it hilarious that so many people were duped by what is pretty clearly an "Andy Kaufman meets GG Allin with a dash of Shakes The Clown" act. I don't doubt the validity of the stories (as disturbing as they are), but Fat Mike isn't so stupid that he'd open himself to being sued over a stunt like this. Dude is in one of the biggest punk rock bands in the world and owns one of the most successful and respected independent labels out there. He has money, and I doubt he wants to lose a bunch of it over something this silly. No way was it actually his urine.

To paraphrase a line from Die Hard With A Vengeance: The only thing better than tricking a crowd into drinking your urine is making a bunch of people (and the entire internet) think you did.

Also, OP needs to re-read the last bit of the article. He didn't taunt the crowd saying urine wasn't a biohazard, he said that in an interview with TMZ.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Never drink out a bottle that you're not 100% sure of.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

How could fans tell the difference between a bottle of piss and NOFX's latest album?
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
How could fans tell the difference between a bottle of piss and NOFX's latest album?
I give up.
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I think it is genius. I wouldn't put it past him if it were real. That whole set is an amazing piece of performance art. Even the douchebag audience can't ruin it.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Never drink out a bottle that you're not 100% sure of.
Truth, and with Fat Mike holding the bottle, they should consider themselves lucky it was only piss.

The funniest thing to me is that he spends a few minutes verbally assaulting the crowd with these disturbing stories and they still hang on his every word when he starts playing a song. Even at the end, the crowd didn't really seem that upset by the fact that he fed a bunch of them his piss.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
How could fans tell the difference between a bottle of piss and NOFX's latest album?
As much as I used to love NOFX, this is pretty much as true as it gets...
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Originally Posted by Boba Fett View Post
Never been a fan of the band, but if I was, I'd be pissed.
Fixed.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Never drink out a bottle that you're not 100% sure of.
Hell, I wouldn't drink out of a bottle some random stranger next to me at a concert drank from, period. You're more likely to catch something from the mouths of the creeps who drank before you than the urine of somebody.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

My old band played with them in the late 90s and he was a very unpleasant person.
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that's so punk rock
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Well that certainly was in bad taste.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Numanoid View Post
Hell, I wouldn't drink out of a bottle some random stranger next to me at a concert drank from, period. You're more likely to catch something from the mouths of the creeps who drank before you than the urine of somebody.
This.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by TripWire View Post
that's so punk rock
Sounds more like a frat party.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Lastdaysofrain View Post
My old band played with them in the late 90s and he was a very unpleasant person.
I shared a flat with him for a year or so in the late 80s. He was an ok guy then. I'll never forget the sight of him coming back from a GG Allin show with shit and vomit all over him and Erin. He seemed a bit perturbed by it so maybe the tequila-piss bottle was his small way of paying it forward

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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Even more disturbing is how no one realized they were drinking piss and not tequila.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

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Even more disturbing is how no one realized they were drinking piss and not tequila.
Makes you think doesn't it? What do you think Tequila is made from?
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Originally Posted by Tarantino View Post
Even more disturbing is how no one realized they were drinking piss and not tequila.
The bottle was still about 2/3 full of tequila, so it wasn't 100% piss. It was Patrón, too.
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Update:

Turns out you (probably) didn't drink Fat Mike's piss at SXSW
by Kyle Ryan May 25, 2010

NOFX frontman Fat Mike Burkett, a.k.a. Cokie The Clown, created a minor media firestorm in March when he passed out tequila shots allegedly laced with his own urine at a SXSW performance. The stunt got him banned from Austin club Emo's, landed some attention from TMZ, and made Fat Wreck Chords employees stare at their feet and awkwardly mumble when asked by strangers what they did for a living.

Two months later, Fat Mike has broken his silence: "Suckers." That's what shows up on a video showing him swap the pee-laced bottle for another (presumably urine-free) one before performing at Emo's.

So the whole thing was a hoax? Or is this just a prelude to another video to come in July showing Mike pissing in that other bottle? And what are the odds anyone will give a shit by that point?

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http://www.avclub.com/articles/turns...es-piss,41517/
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Re: NOFX's "Fat Mike" has no respect for fans, pees in drinks.

Either way, it's time to grow up, asshat.

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