It's indicative of Cincinnati. We're conservative, but we are closeted fanatics. It gives us a reason to escape; 364 days a year I'm a normal human being and businessperson with the straight and narrow life. One night you go nuts and escape. Musically it hooks you.
They're fairly easy. Once the beer is gone, you cut a hole in the bottom and attach it to a ball cap.
With the restaurants and the books he's got going on, it seems like he needs the constant reminder that he's out there. It's all part of the aura, and I think he has to tour to perpetuate that aura.
I think I paid $20. That may be the service charge this year.