To clarify, one of my best friends threw a party for *their* friend, who, having grown up in Ireland together, missed out on the American Teen Prom that they heard about through exported young-adult media.
They had balloons, punch, a band stage, and a photo booth. (That mural is the photo backdrop!)
Just look at this rad heckin bunch, particularly the singer who I did not summon the courage to flirt with. They're The Skates, which I don't know if it refers to the shoe or the fish.
In recognition of halloween, they crooned Zombie and Spiderwebs and what they described as a knock-off Monster Mash (which was better than the Monster Mash anyway, so nyah). I have video, but it's bigger than 40MB so welp.
@esbe now I want a prom. I never went :(
sorta sad, but really just par for high school
@hope I "went", as in a former classmate moved to another school system but still wanted to come to our party, so I let him be my date and I spent the night pretending to be *really insterested* in the candles burning down on an out-of-the-way end table.
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