Master of Puppets

Posted on 02/27/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

Master of Puppets

Next week is the 31st anniversary of the release of Master of Puppets. Depending on who you talk to, it's either a seminal moment in the advancement of thrash as a genre, or it's the day the music died. Both camps are probably right in their own ways ...


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10959

Posted on 02/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal

Keep Calm

Roses are red
Violets are blue
10,959 days ago
I met you.

30 years ago today, in 1987, I met my wife. It was not love at first sight for either of us. But it worked out ok :) The story of that fateful meeting.

See you in 2047 for ...


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Six Iron Maiden Songs that are sadly relevant in 2017

Posted on 02/20/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music, Politics

Jacky Dustin - Howla

2 Minutes To Midnight

The recent news that the doomsday clock had been moved up to 2-1/2 minutes until midnight very naturally had me thinking about the classic Iron Maiden tune 2 Minutes To Midnight. A protest song about nuclear war, Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson says the song is ...


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A Relationship In Haiku

Posted on 02/14/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Haiku

87 Xmas Dance

Cold walk to a party
Met hot girl of my dreams
She asked my friend out

Cold feet, girlfriend, oops
Friend set me up with hot girl
My girlfriend showed up

Indiana cold
Gentleman, I walked her home
She kissed me goodnight

The frat boy shuffle
Sorority Formal Dance
She ...


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Jacky Dustin - Howla / Music Monday

Posted on 02/13/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

Jacky Dustin - Howla

We are going to try something different here on the blog. I'm supposed to be writing here more regularly, however I'm not always up for a 1000 word essay on something important. So today is the inaugural Music Monday. In case it's not obvious, this means every ...


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Stuff

Posted on 02/08/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Economics

Stuff

I've been thinking about stuff quite a bit lately. The US economy runs on stuff. If we stopped buying so much stuff, we'd crash the economy very quickly. It's so important that President Bush suggested we all go shopping after the 9/11 attacks. Maybe that's ...


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