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Thursday, May 29, 2008

 
Hail to the Chief

The Chief turns 41 today. Here are some of his interview moments that will confirm that this is the coolest son of a bitch ever to sit in a chair.



On the Smiths



Hating on the French

10 thing Noel hates/loves





Montage of awesome

 
Ponytail gets more props - -

http://citypaper.com/music/review.asp?rid=13382 Mt. Vernon neighbor and genuine talent get more love from the City Paper. While the City Paper tends to err on the side of weird as opposed to grounded good... I still respect them for promoting smart artists instead of half-assed wanna be bands from the county.

Clinic at Sonar tonight.
Travis Morrison at the talking head 2 - or whatever the fuck it is... on Saturday...

And an interesting line-up of Modest Mouse, REM, and National at Merriweather on the 12th. That's actually a hot fucking show... alas... I'll be eating Brie and smelling funky.



Wednesday, May 28, 2008

 
Observation

I really like the "making love in the green grass" version of brown eyed girl more than the other radio version.



Tuesday, May 27, 2008

 
Old 90's Band of the Day: Cornershop

Fucking enjoy the greatness of Indian Pop!! I give them 1 year before every DJ starts sampling them. I know Sean Paul already has...he did it to this song.



The crap classic.


Good Shit - - second fave



Lessons Learned from Rock 1 and Rocky 3 - amazing title - good jam.



My fave - it's so good it makes you want to get naked.

 
Childlike

" 1 - 2- 3 Get off my tree"
Little tyrannical screams all day
From my window sits
brown paper bags
twirling children's voices through
Iron Catholic gates.

Summer time with blue shirts and blue pants.
Big rubber balls jump into grates.
Shallow gullies catch rolling milk money.

"You're it!"
"Crazy Tiger! Crazy Tiger!"
Children's voices echo
in my window to my ear
Bang the cochlea and make me
think of my own and myself.

My own one day with scraped knees;
Their favorite toy always on one arm.
Their blonde headed waddle as
we play in the water or on the lawn.
I explain World War II and the balk.

Much like my own.

The cruel things that children say
make trees weep and pigeons cringe.
Such prejudice and hatred so fast
builds in their little mouths and fists.

Much like my own.



Wednesday, May 21, 2008

 
Your Remy Zero Moment for 2008



I heard this in someone's car this morning. I almost jumped on their hood and started dancing. This reminds me of better times. Cheers Remy Zero!



Tuesday, May 20, 2008

 
Loosed
Breakfast in containers.
Supermarkets filled with laughter.
I drank an appeltini and she took video.
Hands finding each other at night.
Two different covers
and one childlike heart.

Time seems muddy with obstacles.
They clear up much faster with
My recognition of unconditional love.
They never cloud for her.

As a soldier trudges through mine fields;
So she marches proud through our lives.
In every turn she supports our weight;
In all walks she makes me lighter.

Strength through loss
and love's touch through night.
Morning car rides with news and
times where only she finds me an idiot.

Each day gets shorter and
all obstacles become hills of sprint.
Flip flops and family.
Family is her and with her goes me.

A good time to define all that comes soon.
A good time to breath what summer waits.
A good time to feel the ground.

Birds return North and on their wings
sits the devine notion of circular love.
Waters run warm and with their currents
I am reminded of the feeling of her.

She wants to buy me a lunchbox.

I want to feel free to love
those who love me the most.

 
Manana - Soccer Game of the Decade

First of all - I'd like to say how awesome it is going to be to be in France for the Euro Championship this year. MWA -

Second - tom. Wed. The 21st. At 2:30. EST. In Russia. A battle like no other will take place. The two most hated AND loved teams on earht will duke it out for the most prestigous trophy in club soccer. Chelsea and Manchester United will get it on.

O'sheas. 2. pm. Come watch it.



Monday, May 19, 2008

 
Big Brown

Overall a really great day at Preakness. Big hats and Black Eyed Susan's - Family and friends and an annoying gay man who called me "fierce". Rock it. Life on the non-filthy side of the fence was great...



In 3 weeks...you'll want to tune in.. because for the first time in 30 years you'll be seeing a horse win the triple crown. I think Pimlico may have some people there... I know will be...

Best horse I have ever seen in person. You can just smell greatness.

Current weight 218. Peace it.



Thursday, May 15, 2008

 
Orioles Magic

http://www.dailymotion.com/gatecitycanes/video/x5fece_orioles-magic-2008_sport

Update Oriole Magic Song with... yes... isntruments being played by the O's. Adam Jones on drums makes me... hot

Peyton going yard yesterday was magic. I was at the gym and almost fell of the treadmill. No one else seemed to care though. Not even the other 6 men there with me... what happened to men?



Wednesday, May 14, 2008

 
Updates et al...

Should be an eventful type weekend. Bet on Big Brown. Bank it. Seriously I can't see him NOT winning the Triple Crown.

Other than that:
  • Jason Dove at the Talking Head tom.
  • Wye Oak plays the Metro Gallery tom.
  • Travis Morrison plays Talking Head on the 31st Memorial day... book it.
  • WZT Hearts after the Rolling Stone mention on the 13th of June (won't be around but you should know anyway)
  • Clinic (interpol weird) at Sonar the 29th
  • Raconteurs and Black Lips at 9:30 may 27, 28- - if you ain't got tix then you ain't gettin in... unless you call me... lol
  • Rilo Kiley is playing June 6th at the 9:30
  • Battles is June 14th at the 9:30
  • Adam Green June 3rd at the El Negroe Gatto (sp?)
  • White Rabbits at the black cat on the 5th.
  • M83 - - yeah that's right I have the album..SO?!?! June 7th Black Cat

    Enjoy your weekend - - Go Big Brown!

    "All books eventually run out of pages...even the pages that were never written on."



  • Monday, May 12, 2008

     
    Thanks Terry Whats-your-face!!
    A new member to the family of now - - 30.

    "Just roll with it man... just keep on rolling..."
    "Right now, Terry is having some massive bash in Arbutus where he invited all his Nascar loving friends to a cook out and he's on his way to the home depot to pick up his new grill... and when he gets there... 'What...? Those sweet boys must have stoled it from us. Damnit to all sugars'" wuh wuh wuh wuh....

    Can't take us anywhere...

    In other ...sadder... news. It appears the Cap'n has been sent back down to Columbus. Ugh. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20080511&content_id=2684494&vkey=news_was&fext=.jsp&c_id=was



    Thursday, May 08, 2008

     
    Patton Cool



    Enjoy!

     
    Patton Awesome



    Enjoy



    Monday, May 05, 2008

     
    Derby Day
    "Rexy!"
    "So... Rex Ryan took us to the moon on one of his horses and said that both Marms and I could play defensive back...anytime we want. And then we all kissed."

    At some point there was a 500$ wager made for the first man to 195. Take it.

    A Maryland horsed paying out 6.20 in the Derby. I will definitely be at Preakness in one way or another to see if he can double. I mean... he won from the parking lot after the jockey was so wide he had to grab a mint julep from the crowd.

    Bring on tea hats.



    Friday, May 02, 2008

     
    Smell of Spring

    Last day of school
              We real cool
              We skip school
              We sing sin
              We sip gin
              We jazz June
              We die soon

    The last day of so many things
    Comes with the smell of dew.
    Spring dew.
    Morning women.
    Late nights outside.
    Patios and rooftops
    Children and baseball.
    Front stoops and conversation.

    Down a hill a child runs
    With the morning wet on
    his shoe strings...
    Lurking to find a fist
    to raise.
    Praising the day that
    Spring wields
    It's birth to our senses.

    In the time of myself
    I have never felt more
    Rebirth mixed with death.
    Hands of the clock
    meet at 6.
              We sing sin
              We sip gin

    In the afternoon hour just
    When the cool hits your neck
    Sweet corn
    Tomatoes
    Smoked southern chicken.
    Outside trees to hang from.
    Hide n seek and what once was
    supposed to be.

    Taking
    what God granted us
    at the witching hour.

    Leaving what was once
    wanted
    and replacing it with
    less satisfying
    more destined and
    weighted dreams all
    but makes you trip
    at the 2 pm hour of life. Running
    down a hill looking
    for a fist to raise.
    Looking for the smell
    of Spring.




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