Two tickets to paradise (Part One)

There’s an older, British gentleman who comes into my bar every so often.  He sits on the patio and smokes a cigar.  Before settling into his comfort zone, he orders a Guinness, straight pour into a chilled glass, for himself Continue reading Two tickets to paradise (Part One)

The SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part II: The Remembrance Files

It’s summertime and there’s really not all that much to talk about.  Nobody gives a shit about baseball.  A guy knifing his own jersey is the biggest story of the season.  The Olympics are approaching but the USA Basketball team Continue reading The SportsChump Summer Concert Series, Part II: The Remembrance Files

Twitter completes my Sunday with Fake Rock and Roll Facts hashtag

I woke up late Sunday morning needing a relaxing day in front of me. I had worked tirelessly for eight of the last nine days.  My Larry Bird-like back needed a rest and my Larry Bird-like skin tone was in Continue reading Twitter completes my Sunday with Fake Rock and Roll Facts hashtag

An odd thing happened on the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

As most of you know, I tend bar for a living. One of the keys to being a good bartender, in my mind at least, is the ability to strike up thought-provoking conversation amongst your customers, particularly during the slower Continue reading An odd thing happened on the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Impersonating Real Life: Elvis, Lady Gaga, the Beastie Boys and sports

My week seeing Elvis, Lady Gaga and Beastie Boys impersonators Continue reading Impersonating Real Life: Elvis, Lady Gaga, the Beastie Boys and sports