Saturday, July 4, 2015

independence, what a concept

so i've been up since 5 this morning, mostly because i'm not ashamed to admit that i love pro wrestling enough that i sacrifice sleep for it. and for at least two matches, it was absolutely worth it. more on that later.

happy July 4th to everyone. enjoy the fireworks, hot dogs, burgers, beers, and whatever else you do on this day:

last night was an interesting one. first off, team USA did not play that well against Guatemala, but still came away with a 4-0 win. hopefully they play better when the Gold Cup starts in a few days. i did like this goal though:
it's about fucking time...

the New York Yankees got behind 3-0 last night and i figured, given the pitcher they were facing, it was done. silly me. Tampa took their starter out and the Yankees offense finally showed up. Tex hit a huge 3 run HR that tied the game in the 8th. the Yankees pissed away chance after chance to win the game. and then the 12th inning happened. i'm fucking sick and tired of Girardi over managing this team. he brought in a reliever when he didn't need to and of course, Tampa goes up 5-3. thankfully, Tampa walked the lead off batter of the bottom of the 12th. then the inning goes like this: strikeout, hit by A-Rod beating the shift, single by Tex to score a run, and then boom. there was fireworks going off outside the stadium. Brian McCann made sure they went off inside as well.
easily the best win of the season. they play again this afternoon.

NJPW was excellent last night. hopefully one day the promotion will start airing matches in this country that are currently going on.

enjoy a quick music break boys and girls:

the WWE event this morning, Beast in the East, started off great. Jericho vs. Neville was a very good match. the ladies match was good, not great. i did like how they booked Brock Lesnar as he virtually killed The New Day. but for some fucking reason, the WWE put on the match that should have finished the show next. Balor vs. Owens was a fucking classic. and as much as i love Kevin Owens, this was the proper thing to see after the match:

hopefully this means Kevin Owens will be winning Cena's US Championship in 2 weeks. the "main event" ended up being Cena and Ziggler vs. Kane and King Barrett. who the fuck gives a shit about a match that you could easily see on television on any Monday or Thursday. stupid, stupid, stupid. if i was booking the show, i put Owens and Balor on last and tell the vets to suck it up, they are better than you are. get over it. all in all, i'm glad i was up to watch it. it just could have been a much better show if the 3rd match of the year that Kevin Owens has been in would have gone on last.

the rest of my day looks like this: watching the Hot Dog eating contest, watching the Yankees, watching some soccer, including the Copa America final between Chile and Argentina. i figure tonight i'll find some fireworks on the television somewhere and then watch ROH and god knows what else. in between all that sitting on my ass, i'm figuring there will be some food bad for me, a long nap, a few items put together that mom wants done, and some bird watching as that is what passes for entertainment in this glorified retirement community i'm in.

i did talk to a stranger on Google+ this morning. i know, you have heard this before. her name is Rose, single, no kids, etc. so far, she hasn't mentioned needing money or Nigeria, so things are looking up. plus, her picture looks nice as well. that is probably a red flag, but i have the dreamer's disease.

that's all for me today. hope everyone has a great weekend. be safe. have fun. stay out of jail.

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...


Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors - American Beauty
Grant Lee Buffalo - Stars and Stripes (Live)
Portugal. The Man - Purple, Yellow, Red and Blue
My Morning Jacket - Rocket Man
Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight

"I love living. I have some problems with my life, but living is the best thing they've come up with so far." - Neil Simon

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