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Lord Dwight Pentacost on Surviving a Y2K Concert

Karl Christian Krumpholz

“The venue was brimming with attendees. Among the good people, there was a spirit of desperation and ecstasy. Soothsayers predicted that with the coming millennium, computers might “brick,” governments and civilizations might collapse, and time might come to its metaphysical end.

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Karl Christian Krumpholz

“I determined the most rational course: I would perform the Rite of Eucharist at the moment of humankind’s demise. So while Slim C. and Munly M. counted down from ten to the apocalypse, I began my work — donning the appropriate vestimentary, resplendent with collar of white and chasuble of red. Then brave John Rumley stepped forth with his ‘Home Communion Attache 2000,’ producing a silver plate that overfloweth with bread and a golden cup that bubbleth over with wine! I turned toward the congregants, who had lined themselves up to the horizon, and one by one did they reverently accept holy communion. Thus was Armageddon sidestepped for a time.”

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Karl Christian Krumpholz

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club will celebrate its 25th anniversary during a three-night engagement at Globe Hall December 29 through 31.


Editor's Note: The Denver Bootleg is a series chronicling the history of local music venues by longtime Denver cartoonist Karl Christian Krumpholz. Visit Krumpholz's website to see more of his work.


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