They still have to assign venues and performance times, and a million other things to get ready for the 2010 Fringe Festival. Plus, some number of these shows are guaranteed to back out of the festival - but, regardless, you might say the official 2010 Fringe Festival anticipation has begun.
Plus, Matt Peiken, the mastermind behind 3-minute egg, was also at the lottery. Check out this video:
We're taking an office pool on how far down the waiting list they will get before the festival starts. I'm voting #72. Anyone want to join in?
Also for sale: I'm inventing a Fringe Festival description/title recipe: Three part cheekiness, forced sass and stale irreverence, with 1/8 part literary reference and a teaspoon of artistic ambition cancelled out by a dash of desperate pander to the audience's supposedly low-brow tastes. Just plug in and go. (Hey, I'm not throwing stones. I've done it too.)