Category Archive: Trivia

Feb 21 2015

Something In The Way

Ever wonder what song inspired the title for Fixer’s current chapter? Despite the chapter’s rather comedic tone so far, it is about to take a more somber tone that echos the song that inspired it, written and performed by Nirvana. Check out this chilling live performance of the song, just months before Kurt Cobain’s death.

Nov 24 2012

FIXER TRIVIA: Mr. Van Driessen

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In Chapter 10, there is a scene where Dakota scolds new band member, Jeth, for being late to practice. He said that they had to make special arrangements with the band teacher to use the school’s music room after graduation. That teacher shares the same last name as David Van Driessen, the hippie teacher from …

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Oct 31 2012

Fixer Trivia: The Sunscreen Song

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Chapter 10’s name is derived from a hit “song” released back in the spring of 1999 that received heavy airplay on MTV and VH1. The “song” itself, commonly refereed  to as “The Sunscreen Song”, is a spoken word essay addressed directly to the class of ’99, meant as advice on how to best live their …

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Oct 06 2012

Fixer Trivia: Finger Eleven

Finger Eleven

In Chapter 5: It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock And Roll), an obscure reference is made to the band Finger Eleven. Finger Eleven is an alternative rock band from Ontario, Canada and are known for their hits “One Thing” in 2003, and more famously, “Paralyzer” in 2007. However, they used …

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Sep 02 2012

Fixer Trivia: What Was Popular Between February and April 1999?

During the time of Chapter 8, the members of Fixer were influenced by some of the biggest names of the 90’s. Let’s take a trip to the past and see the world through their eyes! Ricky Martin – Livin’ La Vida Loca Orgy – Blue Monday KoЯn – Freak On A Leash Cher – Believe

Aug 04 2012

Fixer Trivia: Chapter 7 Cover Bands

The cover of chapter 7 features an advertisement for Fixer’s first show at their local youth center.  It also lists some of the other band names playing that night, which are all songs/album names from various Visual Kei bands.  They are: Gauze – “GAUZE” is the first studio album released by Dir En Grey on …

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May 05 2012

Fixer Trivia: Mitsumi’s Email

The chapter 2 supplementary material features an email between Mamoru and his girlfriend, Mitsumi Kego.  Mitsumi is a huge fan of anime and has a hidden meaning to her email address, MimiNeko@hellokitty.com.  The hello kitty email is an actual domain that fans are able to sign up for.  But in addition to that, Mimi is …

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Apr 30 2012

Fixer Trivia: Come With Me

On page 13 of Chapter 4: Genesis, Dakota and Melody are seen discussing Conner. However, the conversation breaks briefly in reference to a past conversation where Damien and Dakota chastised a track by Puff Daddy (Known now a days as “P. Diddy” or “Diddy”) that samples Led Zeppelin’s song “Kashmir”. The track in question is …

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Mar 14 2012

FIXER TRIVIA: Did you notice Naomi?

Did anyone notice Naomi in Chapter 3?  She also made a brief appearance in chapter 1!

Feb 12 2012

Fixer Trivia: Stevie Ray Vaughan

Dakota may be in a punk rock band in the beginning of the story, but if you really want to get inside his head, listen to some Stevie Ray Vaughan!

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