Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates) met at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles and they began performing together in 2007. The song “Present Face” was released in December 2009. This is the first time I’ve heard it but I love it! I will definitely play this one for my daughter. It’s time the youth of today learn about the heartbreak of Present Face!
Since today is Black Friday and millions of people have probably gone out of their way to get up well before the sun and stand in line for hours in below freezing temperatures just to get the very best deals on terrible presents that their loved ones will hate, I thought this was the perfect song to post today. I know I’ve had my share of present faces over the years. The worst was the time someone gave me a quarter cup of rice crackers and a broken Christmas ornament that had clearly just been ripped off someone else’s tree (pine needles still attached). But, gentle readers, I want you all to know that I fought and won my brave battle with present face that day! Even in the face of such a terrible gift, I was able to bring joy and laughter to everyone in earshot of my post gift tirade after the Christmas party.