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Published on July 17th, 2014 | by Alan Cross

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Meanwhile, From the Land of Concerts and Festivals: The Need to Pee.

Ladies, don’t you hate the line-ups at the porta-potties at music festivals?  There’s gotta be a way to speed things up, right?  Well, say hello to Sara “Queen Pee” Grossman, inventor of the  Stand Up™ washroom innovation for women.  I quote:

“When encountering a less-than desirable peeing locale, many women opt to squat, which isn’t easy! We can feel off-balance, like we’re about to fall through the stall door, or maybe like we’re modern-arting a one of a kind pee-splatter-painting for the next unlucky hopeful sitter,” says Grossman.  “There’s just no winning when it comes to squat-peeing, which is why I invented the Stand Up ; I believe women can have a hygienic and dignified peeing experience if they so choose.”

Stand UP

Pictures:  Read Me

There’s going to be a big push on the  Stand Up™ at Lollapalooza this summer. Stand up to disgusting porta-potties! (Via WBEZ.org)

Meanwhile, Paste has this gallery of cartoons by Gemma Correll that pretty much sums up the concert experience for me.

Festival experience

 

Finally, there’s this random photo.  Just sharin’, you know?

Festival fail




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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