gotta go to work - anyway I use nano to do crontab (crontab -e in terminal
Would have rather seen you run the script itself, not just the commands in it.

Ex. -
doug@doug-XPS-M1330:~$ /home/doug/bin/test2
VLC media player 1.2.0-git Twoflower (revision 1.2.0~~git20110916+r874)
[0x983a948] dbus interface: listening on dbus as: org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.vlc
[0x983b1e8] dummy interface: using the dummy interface module...
[0x9859128] mux_dummy mux: Open
[0x98592f0] access_http access: Raw-audio server found, mp3 demuxer selected
[0x986f540] idummy demux: command `quit'