This chapter was amusing to write. My favorite part of this one though was the conversation between Birch and Dipper. Jason Marley, for those who haven't listened to the Beach Bears, is a bit of a sleazeball agent, who tries to rope Dipper in and pull him away from the group he's in with his uncles. My favorite lines in this one are "But I DIDN'T' and 'I'll give you credit for having half a brain then". These two lines almost always make me laugh.
's idea, and, prior to him originally suggesting it, I'd never heard the song before. After listening to it, I liked it so I decided to use it. Some slight lyric changes were used in it for sake of the story, but the end result made me happy.