Firm hand shake man has the better of you from the off, I hate those guys. Gazing into your eyes whilst you try to look elsewhere. Should have punched him or asked him for a blowjob, its the only way to combat firm hand shaked guy.
I've been listening to Pixies back catalogue all morning, I'm on the godawful Surfer Rosa at the moment. Highlight so far has been Something Against You, you seen this video, drummer has a drug induced moment at the end