Shortly after Broken Social Scene took the stage on Saturday at the Pitchfork-curated Intonation Music Festival, singer Kevin Drew announced to the audience: "We just decided 20 minutes into arriving in New York that it would be a good idea if we went and bought marijuana. And Dave preceded to get the s*** kicked out of him by four policemen, ladies and gentlemen! He got thrown in jail for 24 hours!" And then, amid the jeers, came the kicker: "And now the Broken Social Scene is suing the cops of New York City!"
New York really hates Canada eh? Well, just expect an angry letter in the mail. Maybe even two angry letters. Just you wait. My homeland will teach you a lesson in pain. Emotional-heart-wrenching-prose.[link]