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Archive for April, 2011

Tragic ending to the royal wedding

Boy, that was just terrible, watching tragedy unfold at the end of the royal wedding. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Sweet mother … no!

It’s 10:47 p.m. I got home 20 minutes ago from a dinner with two old friends. My kids are still awake. My animals are still awake. The kids are watching Caillou (I don’t know how to spell it, and if I did my shame would force me to consider self-mutilation. I just know it’s the worst children’s show ever). And my wife, while laughing at me,  just got dressed and left. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Catch that kid in Time Out today?

That’s right – my offspring made her major modeling debut in today’s Time Out section of the Times, Tribune and whatever other papers this company owns not named the Chronicle.

I”m looking forward to her career taking off, when I can live off her earnings and fame, becoming the next Michael Lohan. Because if you can’t sponge off your own kids, who can you?

Posted on Monday, April 25th, 2011
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Clip from incredible new Beastie Boys vid

The Beastie Boys have released a two-minute clip from their upcoming 30-minute video “Fight For Your Right To Party Revisited.” And the collection of stars is impressive to put it lightly. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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I met Rebecca Black!

No joke – I know Rebecca Black. I even sat down with her last night and chatted for about an hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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I don’t mean to be gross …

But every day I take my dogs out. And I follow them around while they sniff every blade of grass and recently-fallen leaf, and I stand patiently while they urinate on everything they possible can – sometimes each other’s feet, which just goes to show they’re not very bright. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
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Damn Handsome on the Warped Tour?

The East Bay’s own Damn Handsome and the Birthday Suits have climbed to nmber52 in voting to be on the Mountain View stop of this summer Warped Tour.

If you remember – or even if you don’t – Damn Handsome is led by Rob Barrett, about whom I wrote a front page profile in Bay Area News Group papers a few weeks ago. He works harder than anyone in local music and his band is pretty dang good. They deserve. So, like they say in Chicago, vote early and vote often. Here’s the latest e-mail from Rob, along with a link to vote at the end (C’mon – do it for me).

Dear Friends, Fans, and Family,
YOU DID IT!!
 
In just one week, Damn Handsome and the Birthday Suits climbed up to #52 most votes for the Mountain View stop of the Vans Warped Tour! A big THANK YOU to all who voted! We couldn’t do it without you!
 
Wait, we’re NOT out of the woods yet! We need to maintain our position in the top 100 to make the first round of cuts. So keep those votes coming!
 
Let’s get the judges’ attention and show them:
- YOU want to see Damn Handsome and the Birthday Suits as a Featured Band.
- YOU want to see Damn Handsome and the Birthday Suits at The Shoreline Ampitheater!
 
Click on the following link to vote for DAMN HANDSOME AND THE BIRTHDAY SUITS:
 
You don’t need to verify your email or create a profile to vote. You may vote once per day so VOTE DAILY! Voting ends June 18th.
 
We also support Bay Area bands: Pine & Battery, Whiskey Pills Fiasco, The Last Nova, and The Ferocious Few.
 
VOTE TODAY! 
 
 
punk drunk love,
Rob and Jack
Damn Handsome and the Birthday Suits

Posted on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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How you know the dog likes you.

What an awesome day it’s been. Because you care – no really, you do – allow me to explain. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2011
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