But even though it's the first time in my career I could attend without shelling out over a grand for airfare, I've decided not to attend this year. It just sounds like this year's festival is going to be a economy-inspired downer. Parties have been called off. Friends have said they're not going. And I'm not really sure I want to spend five hours in a car just to network with people who are too blitzed to remember my name.