Sunday, March 26, 2017

imagine that, more rain...

when i fell asleep last night around 3, my bones felt like the rain was near. i did get a few hours of sleep but i must have slept on my neck wrong. that felt like shit this morning. of course, the rain didn't help matters. i mixed a little vodka with ginger ale last night as my victory drink. i've stopped drinking orange juice, so i believe i have found a new drink for my vodka.

i was very happy Gonzaga beat the shit out of Xavier last night. and i was absolutely stunned how Oregon was able to slow down Kansas. yet another choke job from Bill Self in the Elite 8.

the college basketball games today are Florida vs. South Carolina and North Carolina vs. Kentucky.

the New York Rangers won last night in Los Angeles over the Kings 3-0. yet another road victory for the boys, their 27th on the season. they play again tonight in Anaheim against the Ducks. The King makes his return to the net tonight. hopefully he plays well and stays healthy the rest of the season.

ROH was excellent last night.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Big Little Lies, Girls, Crashing, Feud: Bette and Joan, Homeland and Billions.

the cleaning crew was here almost 6 damn hours yesterday. one of the women was just trashy enough to make a few good poems in the future i suppose. they did a really good job getting to all the shit mom and i can't get to anymore. the way my arthritis is i think if i got down on the floor to clean underneath something i may never get back up off that floor. good times.

i will hopefully do some writing today as the brain is getting backed up. it's raining outside, so there's a good reason to stay on task.

i hope everyone had a great Saturday. hopefully your Sunday will be even better.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band - Beautiful Loser (Live)
Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A-Comin' (Live)
Metallica - Fade to Black (Live)
Grateful Dead - Morning Dew (Live)

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." - Robert Frost

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

the boy who thinks he is king

my poem "the boy who thinks he is king" has been published at Winedrunk Sidewalk. you can find the poem by going here: http://winedrunksidewalk.blogspot.com/2017/03/day-sixty-six.html

Saturday, March 25, 2017

#ThankYouArchie

this blog was going to be mostly about the USA crushing Honduras last night until i got news early this afternoon that Archie Miller was leaving Dayton to take the Indiana job. i always knew this day was coming. i never gave much thought to who was going to be the next coach as i guess part of me never wanted Archie to leave. but, if i'm being honest, Indiana is one of those jobs that i can't argue with leaving Dayton for. now, it's all about who the next coach of Dayton will be and how many of the great recruiting class that is supposed to come to Dayton next season can that coach convince to stay. life as a college basketball fan that cares...
a 7 year contract worth $4 million a season will get anyone to leave Dayton. thanks for putting Dayton back on the national map coach. you will always be loved here.

now, i had a good feeling that the USA would win last night. i didn't expect a 6-0 ass whipping of Honduras that took the team from last place in the group to 4th. now, a win in Panama on Tuesday and it will be officially crisis averted.

NJPW was really good last night.

Real Time with Bill Maher was excellent last night.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be ROH.

i laughed as i saw someone on Twitter write that if Xavier goes to the Final Four the same day Archie leaves Dayton, he's done with basketball forever. i completely understand.

i will probably watch some of the college basketball tonight. Xavier vs. Gonzaga and Kansas vs, Oregon.

the New York Rangers play late tonight out in California against the Kings. so it will be another late night for me.

i have no clue when i'll be on here tomorrow.

mom hired a cleaning service and they are here now. i'm going to go be a pervert and see what poems pop into my head.

i hope everyone has a great Saturday. call if you need bail money.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Head On
Bassnectar - Into the Sun
Lucero - I Woke Up In New Orleans
The New Basement Tapes - Down On the Bottom

"You should laugh everywhere you can find even the slightest glimmer of humor." - Doug Stanhope

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Friday, March 24, 2017

so, apparently gay men like me

to be fair to myself, i'm a fat guy that's hairy but not exactly god awful ugly. i have never thought of myself as attractive, but enough of the rest of humanity has at some point to make me believe i'm not ugly. that being said, i haven't had a girlfriend since i was 27. that's a painful way of saying that i lost at the process of elimination. but, since i am fat and hairy, i guess in the gay community that makes me a bear. i have noticed in the last few weeks plenty of men that are either attracted to bears or bears themselves looking at me, flirting with me or being kind for no reason at all with me. i think of all of this as god simply fucking with me. apparently i'm not allowed off the fucking cross until the end of my life.

here's a quick look at my day. i did the grocery shopping this afternoon and got pretty much everything we needed and kept it under $100. i was thrilled. i got back home and my mom was talking to her doctor's assistant. she finally decided to check the fucking paperwork she got on Monday today. so, mom needs to see a cardiologist before she has her hip replacement. something about her EKG i guess. i really wish they would have done this the day after they got the paperwork as then maybe mom would have an appointment before the one she has now, the day before her fucking surgery. and, they decided to finally fill the prescription mom should have got three fucking days ago. sure enough, i had to drive back to the grocery store to get that. thank god i got fucking gas today. to say i'm a bit pissy right now would be an understatement.

at least the physical therapist that came today approved mom doing her recovery from home. that's the good thing of living in a ranch house... no steps. i think the only thing i have to do is move mom's bed around so it will be easier for her to get into it after the hip replacement. neither one of us know if her surgery is going to get moved now because of the cardiologist appointment. good times.

Vice News Tonight had another great week of shows.

the season finale of Baskets was fucking great. i can't wait for season 3.

i did watch plenty of college basketball last night. it amazes me just how much i still fucking hate Xavier.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be VICE, NJPW and Real Time with Bill Maher.

i'll probably watch plenty of college basketball again tonight. if the games aren't as close as last night's games were, i might actually get some writing done.

late tonight, at least late for my old ass, i'll be watching the USA take on Honduras in World Cup Qualifying. this is a MUST WIN game for the USA. if they don't win, there's a more than likely chance they won't even qualify for 2018 in Russia. that would be a colossal embarrassment.

i hope everyone has a great weekend. i will be one here probably early tomorrow, hopefully still drunk from a USA victory.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Counting Crows - Raining in Baltimore
Broken Social Scene - Sweetest Kill
Tom Waits - John the Revelator
Kendrick Lamar - The Heart Part 4

"I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth." - Steve McQueen

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

the strangest thoughts always hit you at the wrong time

i did make a trip out to Menards today after i got back home from taking mom to the dentist. $140 later, i was on my way home. now the way i go there, i go past the road one of my ex-girlfriends used to live on. that always brings up the weirdest thoughts. the one today was the thought that the woman i really think i was meant to be with is a lesbian. what a cruel fucking trick.

so, the attacker yesterday in the UK was 52 years old and born in Kent. but, since he had a Muslim name, it doesn't matter where he was born. i was watching a segment on Vice News Tonight last night about this guy in Belgium that helps to de-radicalize young men in Belgium. he said that these people believe since they are treated less than human by society they are only doing back to society what it deserves. imagine that. if we actually treated people that were different than us with just an ounce of fucking respect, there's a decent chance the world wouldn't be the shit hole it is now. who knew?

the New York Rangers lost again last night, this time to the fucking Islanders, 3-2. that's the 7th straight loss at home and they blew a third period lead in this one. they are back on the road for the next few games, a trip out west late in the season. hopefully they remember they haven't clinched a fucking playoff spot just yet.

NXT was really good last night. there Takeover event in Orlando next week should be really good, as usual.

i did watch a good portion of the World Baseball Classic last night. it's about damn time the USA won it.

i did listen to Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast today. i highly recommend it. you can listen to it by going here: http://notsam.com/wrestlingpodcast/2017/3/23/wrestling-podcast-126-shawn-michaels

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight and the season finale of Baskets.

i will probably watch some college basketball tonight. lord knows i filled out plenty of second chance brackets yesterday.

i'll be on here tomorrow, probably after a trip to the grocery store. and i believe the physical therapist that will be working with mom after her surgery is coming to check out the house tomorrow; to see what needs to be changed or fixed so mom can do her recovery here, instead of a nursing home. good times.

i might do a little writing tonight. i had some words floating around my head when i was sitting in the waiting room of the dentist today.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Laura Marling - Wild Fire
The Airborne Toxic Event - Sometime Around Midnight
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (Live)

"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing." - James Brown

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

watching the seconds tick away...

the one thing i hate about living in a small town is nothing ever happens. good or bad, it's just like watching the seconds tick away at life. i remember my stepdad telling me boring is not always a bad thing. i'm 41 and feel like i'm spinning my wheels at times. boring is incredibly bad at the moment.

the stress in this house is incredible at the moment. mom has no clue what the fuck is going on with her health insurance and has no clue if her surgery is actually going to happen in April or not now. good times.

the New York Rangers lost to New Jersey last night in OT, 3-2. they deserved more in the game, but puck luck just isn't happening right now. they play at home tonight against the fucking Islanders. i'd really like to see them win tonight. please.

The Voice was really good last night.

Smackdown was excellent last night. i was a little surprised they had the tag team titles switch hands last night, but i think it's always easier to tell a story with heel champions.

205 Live was excellent last night as well. the match between Mustafa Ali and Neville was holy shit good.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight. i'll watch NXT sometime tonight on WWE Network.

i got a great FREE song on NoiseTrade today. i'll post the link in the music section below.

so, another day, another attack. part of me wonders what the response will be if it is found that this was a British citizen that did this. or god forbid, he was crazy and not a terrorist. it's not shocking to me that no one really gives two shits about the mentally ill in this world. that is of course, until they kill someone.

i'll be on here tomorrow after i take mom to her dental appointment. i may take a drive out to Menards as well tomorrow. all depends on the weather i suppose.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

DED - FMFY
Run The Jewels - Legend Has It
The Dollyrots - Walking on Sunshine
Gary Clark Jr. - Our Love (Live)
Lucinda Williams - Essence

"The public is probably more suspicious of poets than women, and maybe for good reason." - Billy Collins

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

at least the sun still exists

i think we got well over 2 inches of rain yesterday. who knew the first day of spring would have me in complete fucking misery. at least the sun actually came out today for a few hours.

i did my running around today without any problems. today has run pretty smoothly, which has me wondering what the fuck is going to fuck up tonight?

in honor of World Poetry Day...


The Voice was pretty good last night. i wasn't shocked by any of the winners or who was stolen.

Monday Night Raw was pretty damn good last night. i think they are doing a way better job this year building to WrestleMania than they have done in years.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight, The Voice and Smackdown. i'll watch 205 Live sometime tonight on WWE Network.

the New York Rangers play tonight at New Jersey. hopefully the best team on the road in the league gets another victory tonight.

i did listen to the latest Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Podcast today. i highly recommend it. you can listen to it by going here: https://soundcloud.com/jimandsamshow/ep-018-christopher-titus

i'll spend some time tomorrow entering some second chance brackets as my main bracket has been taken behind the barn and shot in the head.

i'm toying with the thought of doing another book of poems. i think i may have found a publisher that "could" be interested. fingers crossed.

i will be on here sometime tomorrow, only the crow knows when.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Kaleo - Way Down We Go
Lana Del Rey - Love
Valerie June - The Front Door
Gary Clark Jr. - My Baby's Gone (Live)

"What other people think of me is none of my business." - Gary Oldman

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Monday, March 20, 2017

woke up to the sound of thunder

when i was finally getting to sleep last night around 2:30, i was hoping for a good 6 hours and all would be well with the world. i woke up to the sound of thunder and hail. i looked at the clock and it said 4:45. fuck me. after 20 minutes of convincing myself the pain felt good, i fell back asleep. i got up for good around 8 in the morning. i suppose that's the good thing about being crazy... the interesting conversations.

i just put my last load of laundry in the dryer. nothing like doubling down on the pain by doing laundry the same day as a couple inches of rain. fuck you arthritis...

with Duke losing yesterday, my main bracket for March Madness is basically dead. good times.

Big Little Lies was amazing last night.

Girls was solid once again last night.

Crashing was very funny last night.

Last Week Tonight was hilarious as always. if you watched the episode you know what to do with this video:

Homeland was excellent last night. yet another holy shit ending.

Billions was excellent as well last night.

Feud: Bette and Joan was really good last night.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:


on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight and The Voice. i'll be watching Monday Night Raw for most of the evening.

i will be on here sometime tomorrow after i go to the bank, the drugstore and the post office. i was planning on doing all that today before the skies opened up and didn't stop for most of the day.

i hope everyone had a great Sunday.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Big Brother & The Holding Company - Ball and Chain
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Happy When It Rains
Morphine - Cure for Pain

"A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed." - Henrik Ibsen

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Sunday, March 19, 2017

always good to wake up early and win...

when i saw Manchester United's lineup this morning, i had no idea what to think. but, after a 3-1 victory and moving up to 5th place in the league, i am a very happy boy.

the New York Rangers won last night in Minnesota 3-2. that was their 26th road victory this season. hopefully they can still win on the road in the playoffs. that might be their only hope to win it all this season. the boys next play at New Jersey on Tuesday.

ROH was excellent last night.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Big Little Lies, Girls, Crashing, Last Week Tonight, Homeland, Billions and Feud: Bette and Joan.

i wrote 5 poems last night and typed them up this afternoon. i think they are pretty good. i'm going to try to get another round of submissions ready to go before mom has her hip replaced. i have no clue how much time i'm going to have to even write after her surgery.

i'll probably watch some college basketball today but not as much as i would have if Dayton would still be playing.

my sister seems to be really enjoying her new job.

i spent a good portion of last night listening to old Chuck Berry songs. back in my youth when i thought i was going to be a guitar god, i would listen to those songs for hours on end. rest in peace you dirty old man. you will always be remembered.

i hope everyone had a good Saturday. hopefully your Sunday will be even better.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Chuck Berry - Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
Chuck Berry - You Never Can Tell
Chuck Berry - No Particular Place to Go

"Old age isn't a battle; old age is a massacre." - Philip Roth

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Saturday, March 18, 2017

response from Big Hammer

i heard back from Dave Roskos on my recent poetry submission to Big Hammer. my poem "burning the candle at both ends" has been accepted for publication in either Big Hammer or Street Value. the poem should be published anywhere from 6 to 18 months from now.

all things come to an end

while i was watching the final seconds tick away last night as the Dayton Flyers were losing to Wichita State, i tried to focus on the positive. i tried to think about the good times these seniors had over the last 4 years. but, my mind eventually came back to what if #5 wouldn't have died before the season? what if their highest scorer wouldn't have gone 1 out of 10 for the game? what if the selection committee would have actually given Wichita State the seed it deserved? what if there was an actually competent officiating crew that did this game? once again, the officials robbed Dayton of having a decent chance to win a game it absolutely could have. if Dayton got 1 call down the stretch of the game, then Wichita State got about 10. it doesn't help that Scoochie and KP were the only Dayton players to make more than 1 shot the entire fucking game. plus, it's really fucking hard to win when you get out rebounded by 19. and what absolutely pains me the most is the best senior class in Dayton history ends its career on 3 straight losses. Dayton lost 64-58.

i'd really like to thank Wichita State's head coach for the class he showed after the game, especially when talking about Archie Miller and the Flyers seniors. and i'd also like to thank him for publicly blasting the committee for shitting on every non power school in the tournament. hopefully they fucking get their revenge on Kentucky on Sunday.

the New York Rangers lost last night to Florida, 4-3 in a shootout. that's the 6th straight home game the Rangers have lost. i guess they must believe they have already clinched a playoff spot now. they play on the road tonight in Minnesota.

VICE was excellent last night.

NJPW was excellent as well last night.

Real Time with Bill Maher was fucking hilarious last night.


enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be ROH.

i will probably watch some college basketball tonight although i really couldn't give a shit who wins now.

my sister is bringing lunch, so she should be here soon. when i get done with that, i'll be heading to the grocery store.

i'll be on here tomorrow, most likely after Manchester United plays in the morning.

i hope everyone has a great Saturday. call if you need bail money.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Led Zeppelin - When The Levee Breaks
Mondo Cozmo - Shine
Gary Clark Jr. - When My Train Pulls In (Live)
Iron Maiden - Run to the Hills

"Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home, wondering why the hell you went." - John Updike

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Friday, March 17, 2017

my 2 poems at Tuck Magazine

my poems "more damn buttons than a spaceship" and "frogs" have been published at Tuck Magazine. you can find the poems by going here: http://tuckmagazine.com/2017/03/17/poetry-773/

these Irish eyes have seen so much over the years...

happy St. Patrick's Day to everyone. i would be drinking right now, but my days of a being a lush are either behind me or still to return.

thankfully, the ice storm had already passed by this morning by the time i had to take mom to the outpatient center. we were there forever it felt like. it was only 4 hours or so in the end. i think mom is slowly coming to terms with having this operation on her hip. hopefully she's fully there by the time the surgery rolls around in early April.

i heard the news a couple days ago but today it finally hit me about the death of my friend Kerry Shank. so many memories of drinking and having too much fun came flooding back to me. that's probably another reason why i'm not drinking right now, i doubt i would stop.
http://www.rogersfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Kerry-E-Shank?obId=1470673#/obituaryInfo

Vice News Tonight had another great week of shows.

Baskets was hilarious last night.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be VICE, NJPW and Real Time with Bill Maher.

the New York Rangers play tonight at home against Florida. i wouldn't mind if they happened to win tonight.

Manchester United will be playing against Anderlecht in the next round of the Europa League. that's good news as Belgium is much easier travel for them than having to go to some of the other countries still involved.

most of my attention tonight will be on the Dayton Flyers game against Wichita State. Dayton is the better seed but an underdog. hopefully they use that to fuel them tonight. plus, they have plenty of big game experience on their side as well. if they can somehow pull off the win tonight, i'll be happier than a pig in shit.

i have no clue when i'll be on here tomorrow. i believe my sister is coming down and i also need to go to the grocery store. so, let's just say i'll try to get a blog done before the day is completely over.

i hope everyone has a great weekend. i hope the green beer didn't make you sick or fuck something you'd regret.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

The Dubliners - Whiskey In the Jar
Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies
Dropkick Murphys - Kiss Me, I'm Shitfaced

"The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet." - William Gibson

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

let the madness begin

well, let's see. we're roughly 6 hours into the first "real" day of the NCAA tournament and i've already lost 1 sweet sixteen team. so, i guess things are going as planned.

both games at the First Four last night were pretty good. i was rooting for NC Central in their game against UC Davis, mostly because they had the better band and better cheerleaders. and of course, the token white guy on the bench took me back to my playing days. sadly, UC Davis won 67-63.

in the second game, Providence was on fire in the first half. that certainly made all the Catholics in the building happy. i'm not Catholic. Providence managed to find a way to blow a 17 point lead and lose to USC 75-71. that certainly made me happy.

the parking lot fiasco from night one was better but still not good enough. apparently they must be letting interns or the mentally disabled run this shit now.

The Voice last night was a recap of the blind auditions. i'm really looking forward to the battle rounds.

NXT was really good last night. i never get tired of watching Chris Hero wrestle, or should i say Kassius Ohno.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight and Baskets.

i did listen to the latest Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast today. you can find that by going here:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sam-roberts-wrestling-podcast/id934576040?mt=2

Manchester United won today to advance to the quarterfinals of the Europa League. i was hoping for a larger win than 1-0 today, but it wasn't meant to be. i'm hoping the injury to Paul Pogba isn't serious. next up for United will be a game at Middlesbrough on Sunday.

just my luck, tomorrow there is supposed to be an ice storm as i'm trying to get mom to the outpatient center for the surgery class and all her pre-operation testing. oh joy.

i will probably be on here after that. i am definitely going to try to be on here before Dayton plays against Wichita State tomorrow night.

if you filled out some brackets, i hope all your picks are doing well. i haven't lost any big teams yet, so i think i'm still good.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Neil Young - Rockin' in the Free World
Jimi Hendrix - Foxey Lady
The Band - When I Paint My Masterpiece
The Rolling Stones - Shine a Light

"When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading." - Henny Youngman

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

the ides of March

i was completely fucking drained by the time i got home last night. it wasn't from the basketball games. it was from the over 20 minutes it took to get out of the parking lot. i have no fucking clue which group of stupid fucks were running that last night, but i surely hope it's better tonight.

as for the basketball games, i enjoyed both of them. in the first game, i was rooting for New Orleans, mostly because of my love for the Saints. but, it's hard for a team to win when their best player ends up choking a teammate as they are trying to come back in the second half. Mount St. Mary's won 67-66.

in the second game, Kansas State defeated Wake Forest 95-88. i was rooting for Wake Forest as i'm a huge Danny Manning fan from my youth. he won me some money when i was in the 6th grade when Kansas beat Oklahoma for the national championship.

tonight the games will be NC Central vs. UC Davis and Providence vs. USC. i hope the people from California are enjoying the snow and cold weather.

i enjoyed a couple of the performances on The Voice last night.
the teams are now complete, so now it's off to the battle rounds.

Smackdown was excellent last night. i loved the beating that AJ Styles gave Shane McMahon. that sets up their WrestleMania match quite nicely.

205 Live was pretty good last night as well. Austin Aries vs. Neville at WrestleMania will be a candidate to steal the show.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight and The Voice. i'll watch NXT on WWE Network when i get home tonight from the basketball games.

i did listen to the latest Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Podcast. you can find that by going here:
https://soundcloud.com/jimandsamshow/ep-017-matt-serra-gillian-jacobs

i heard back from Easy Street on my poetry submission from last week. they passed on the poems i sent, but encouraged me to send some more. i certainly will as Cami does a wonderful job actually explaining why the poems were rejected. i will respect the living shit out of any editor/publisher that takes the time to do that.

i will probably be on here tomorrow sometime after Manchester United plays in the Europa League.

i need to get going, so that's all for today.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Alabama Shakes - This Feeling
Martha Wainwright - Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
Townes Van Zandt - Waitin' Round to Die (Live)

"Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion." - David Cronenberg

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

all the magic is gone

my poem "all the magic is gone" has been published at Your One Phone Call. you can find the poem by going here: https://youronephonecall.wordpress.com/2017/03/15/all-the-magic-is-gone-by-j-j-campbell/

my 2 poems in Horror Sleaze Trash Quarterly Spring 2017

my poems "that little boy" and "lullaby" have been included in the HST Quarterly Spring 2017 edition. you can download the issue for FREE by going here:
http://www.horrorsleazetrash.com/uncategorized/spring-2017-issue-of-hst-quarterly/

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

happy pi day

i haven't been outside yet, but it doesn't look like we got much more snow overnight. i don't think we got an inch even. but, it does look windy as hell out there, so i'm guessing it feels much more like early January than mid March.

i did watch Cries from Syria last night. the first scene of the documentary will stay with me until the day i die. it was a very powerful documentary, overwhelming at times. i highly recommend checking it out if you get a chance.

i did like a few of the performances last night on The Voice.

the New York Rangers lost last night to Tampa Bay 3-2. the loss doesn't hurt that much as Tampa needed the points much more than the Rangers do. i like where the Rangers are right now in terms of playoff seeding. the first wildcard spot would put them against the other division in the playoffs. that's an easier path than trying to go through the toughest division in hockey.

Monday Night Raw was pretty good last night. i think it was the last time they are going to be at that building in Detroit, so they pulled out all the stops. HBK showed up, HHH beat the shit out of Seth Rollins, who was saving Mick Foley, etc. etc. you can definitely tell WrestleMania is coming up quickly.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight, WWE Smackdown and The Voice. i'll watch 205 Live sometime tonight or tomorrow on WWE Network.

i'll be at the First Four games tonight at UD Arena. the first game will be Mount St. Mary's vs. New Orleans. the second game will be Wake Forest vs. Kansas State. hopefully, it will be two good games of basketball.

that's all for me kids. i have trash to pickup and plenty of things to do before i get ready to go to the games tonight.

oh, just remembered, i heard back from Hobo Camp Review on my query about the poems i sent last year. more or less, they were forgotten about and are no longer under consideration. that always makes me happy.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Brett Dennen - Queen of the Westside
Low - Stay
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man (Live)
Guided by Voices - Don't Stop Now

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." - Albert Einstein

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day:

Monday, March 13, 2017

you take the good with the bad...

i'm the kind of asshole that always starts with the bad news.

i knew Manchester United was up against it today given injuries and a suspension. then, i saw who the fuck was the referee today. Michael Oliver. i told my mom right before the game started, i guarantee that fucker will fuck over United somehow. sure enough. he sent Ander Herrera off in the first half for his second yellow card. honestly, i don't think either foul should have been given a card. but, it was against Eden Hazard, so lord knows he had to be carded. of course, Chelsea scored in the second half against a 10 man United and won the game 1-0. so, that ends Manchester United's run as FA Cup champions. and now Herrera will get a 2 game suspension for the red card. makes me wish for the days when bad officiating had to fear for their lives. oh well.

so, now the good news.

the Dayton Flyers got a 7 seed for the NCAA tournament. i was completely fucking shocked. i was expecting maybe at best a 9 seed. of course, their reward for that 7 seed is playing against a Wichita State team that should be a 5 or 6 seed. Dayton is already a 6 point underdog for the game. at least it's being played in Indianapolis. there should be plenty of Dayton fans there. luckily, the game is at night, so i'll actually get to watch it. that Friday is the day i have to go with mom for the surgery class and all her pre-operation testing. oh joy.

the New York Rangers won at Detroit last night, 4-1. that was a good way to finish off the road trip. they are back at home tonight to face Tampa Bay.

i missed being in the top 4 of my fantasy hockey playoffs by a 1 1/2 games. talk about being fucking pissed. if i would have been in the other division, i would have won the division by almost 20 games. fuck.

Big Little Lies was excellent last night.

Girls was great once again.

Crashing was really funny last night.

Last Week Tonight was fucking brilliant once again.

Homeland was amazing last night. yet another holy shit ending.

Billions was pretty good last night.

Feud: Bette and Joan was fucking great last night.

enjoy some music:

and now some of this and that:

on the DVR tonight will be Vice News Tonight, The Voice and Cries from Syria. i'll be watching Monday Night Raw for most of the evening. and maybe some hockey.

i'll probably be on here early tomorrow as i'll be going (weather permitting) to the First Four games at UD Arena.

the grocery store was exactly as i expected yesterday. it was like the end of the world was approaching. i was amazed i was able to find what was on the fucking list.

the snow just started here. i don't think we're supposed to get much. i think the heavy shit will be for the Northeast. thank god.

i hope everyone had a great weekend.

be well. be creative. be cool. be quick to send me CASH, panties, hate mail, love letters, broken promises and dirty pennies from heaven.

peace and chicken grease...

music:

Delta Rae - Bottom of The River
Sinead O'Connor - Trouble Will Soon Be Over
The Band - Up on Cripple Creek

"Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood." - William H. Macy

and your whatever the fuck i wanted you to see video of the day: