DJ Merritt doesn't sound much like the life of the party at the moment, sleepily answering questions in a voice that sounds as if it's still hitting the snooze bar. As the afternoon creeps toward the evening, he is just now recovering from the previous night's activities, a trek to The Lodge with his girlfriend and another couple. Merritt's lethargy isn't that surprising, even at this relatively late hour, although the fact that he plowed through more than $200 worth of free table dances the night before (he knows The Lodge's manager) is a bit unexpected. At an hour when most people are finishing their day, Merritt is usually just beginning his, crawling out of bed after another late night spent in a smoky club, making people sweat using only two turntables... More >>>