Category: Movies and Music and Theatre

Riot Fest: Day 2 Of 3!

Riot Fest: Day 2 Of 3!
Good morning friends! People say I’m a good writer, but half the time, I have no idea how to start a post.  So, let’s just cut through the bullshit: Day 2 of Riot Fest Was amazing!!! Holy crap!  I felt like I was 20-years-old again, and let me assure you, I’m closer to 40 than... Read more »

Riot Fest: Day 1 of 3

Riot Fest: Day 1 of 3
Good morning everyone! So yesterday was the first day of Riot Fest 2018, and of course, I was there.  Riot Fest is the only big money festival that I attend every year…as a spectator.  If you’ve been a reader of this blog before, you probably have seen me make mention of the fact that I... Read more »

Is This America???

Is This America???
Now, first and foremost, if you haven’t seen the video for Childish Gambino’s newest internet breaking single and video, This Is America, you’ll have no idea what I’m talking about…so start by watching the video.  If you’ve seen it before, you already know that 4, 5, or 6 viewings isn’t enough to take it all... Read more »
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Nobody Leaves Here Without Singing the Blues!

Nobody Leaves Here Without Singing the Blues!
There is nothing like standing in the presence of greatness. Now, I’m no great blues aficionado.  I honestly wish I knew more about blues than I do, but even if the simple name doesn’t precede him, it only takes about 5 seconds on guitar for you to recognize the greatness of Buddy Guy!  The man... Read more »

Let's Talk About Marilyn Manson and His Performance in San Bernardino

Let's Talk About Marilyn Manson and His Performance in San Bernardino
If you haven’t heard, allow me to quickly go over what happened. Recently, Marilyn Manson (if you don’t know who Marilyn Mason is…aka “The God of Fuck”…well, he’s a rockstar) was injured while performing on his “Heaven Upside Down” tour.  In his return back to touring since being injured, he was wheeled out on stage... Read more »

Let's Talk About Raising Dion

Let's Talk About Raising Dion
It amazes me that something can be lurking in the subconscious of ones mind, without any realization of it, until it is thrust into the conscious mind. I feel like that’s what happened when a friend sent me a video on Facebook.  I had no context for the video, other than it was shared by... Read more »
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It's literally been over a week, and my ears and mind are still abuzz with the sights and sounds of Riot Fest!

It's literally been over a week, and my ears and mind are still abuzz with the sights and sounds of Riot Fest!
Wow! Let me say it again… Wow! Riot Fest 2017 lived up to any and all hype that was abound about it.  Was there hype about it?  I actually don’t know, but for a lineup that I heard more than one person voice as “weak”, I had an amazing time! Amazing!!! This was my 5th... Read more »

DJ Khaled Threw Me The Keys This Morning

DJ Khaled Threw Me The Keys This Morning
Good morning friends, Taking a quick break from my to-do list to wish you all a happy Friday. I was tempted to put on my Carhartt's this morning, but settled for my Army underoos. 4 layers on top, 2 on bottom and I stayed toasty. This morning I was reminded that you never know where inspiration will come from. While driving to work, on NPR, there was an interview with DJ Khaled about his new book. The Keys...

I Traveled To Summer Set Music & Camping Festival And Lived To Tell The Tale!

I Traveled To Summer Set Music & Camping Festival And Lived To Tell The Tale!
  Let me start by saying that I had an amazing time at the 2016 edition of the Summer Set Music & Camping Festival.  Amazing!  I had an amazing experience.  I didn’t have the typical music festival experience, but it was great nonetheless….allow me to explain… I was at Summer Set as a bartender.  I... Read more »
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Let's Talk About Drum and Bugle Corps (Blogapalooz Hour)

Let's Talk About Drum and Bugle Corps (Blogapalooz Hour)
“Pick an age and write about what summer – one memory, one day or the summer in general – was like from when you were that age” It’s now 10:29am.  I will be posting this at, or before, 11am…check me. The best summers of my life were the ones I spent marching Drum and Bugle... Read more »