Weak sauce at best. Quoting tv characters for insight? Insulting opening bands? I managed a venue in CA a few years ago, and the opening act was Taylor Swift. Every artist starts as an opening act. As for your shopping and food attitudes, it explains why so many people think Phoenix is filled with knuckleheads, all politics aside. If you choose a restaurant based on dead plants or peeling paint, that says more about you than it does the food.