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FICTION: THEY LIVE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF LANGUAGE – PART ONE/CHAPTER TWO

FICTION: THEY LIVE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF LANGUAGE – PART ONE/CHAPTER TWO

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Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go in there after her, on the other side of language?

“They…

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Dad Takes His Daughter to Warped Tour and This Happens…

Dad takes his daughter to @VansWarpedTour and then this happens… #WarpedTour #Punk #Music #Parenting #Aging

In the summer of 2001 I went to Pompano Beach Amphitheater with my band mates, my girlfriend, Davey Havok, Lars Frederiksen, Fletcher Dragge and Fat Mike for the Vans Warped Tour. It was my first big punk rock show. I remember pits, bands, heat and great times with friends.  I never thought in my wildest dreams I’d be directly sharing this experience with a kid of my own.

Fast forward 13 years –…

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5 NEW RECORDS THAT YOU NEED TO JUMP ON NOW

♫♫ New music that you need to jump on. #LadyBits #TheYoungRochelles #DeeCracks #RoachBeach #Intercourse ♫♫

Every other week I write micro blurb reviews of amazing new music. Below is the latest batch of music that you need to check out.

Lady Bits – S/T

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NYC’s Lady Bits are a fun nü-riot grrrl trio. Why do I use “nü” in front of Riot Grrrl? Because the instrumentation is a lot more interesting on here than with riot grrrl bands of yesteryear. I hear a lot of Kathleen Hanna/Lee Ranaldo/ Free Kitten…

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Straight to the Main Event: An Ode to the Part Time Wrestler

Straight to the Main Event: An Ode to the Part Time Wrestler

Randy Orton is confronted by returning wrestlers Batista and Lesnar | Photo: WWE.com

Randy Orton is confronted by returning wrestlers Batista and Lesnar | Photo: WWE.com

Over the past decade or so the world of professional wrestling has changed. It’s no longer the top of the mountain when you make it to WWE. Now due to side ventures like WWE Studios, wrestlers have the ability to break out and become stars outside of the profession.

Not all wrestlers have the acting chops. In…

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The 6 Most Completely Bizarre YouTube Videos Ever

The 6 Most Completely Bizarre YouTube Videos Ever

The internet is an ocean of commerce, craziness, information, sex and depravity. Since its widespread adoption during the mid ‘90s, it has been duly shaped into what we always expected it would be: a carnival mirror of the human condition, reflecting in equal parts our greatest attributes and our most repulsive characteristics.

When William Gibson coined the term “cyberspace” in his 1982 novel Bu…

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Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Thirty-Eight

Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Thirty-Eight

As much as I would like to be able to wipe my feet on the rhythm rug today, the truth is that I have a lot, and I mean a lot of withdrawal symptoms raging through me now that the Cup is gone. And I know, big blah blah blah there; with plenty of leagues to keep me busy and some exciting action going down in the post-Cup summer transfer like the current purchases by La Liga heavyweights Barcelona…

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Seven Things To Be Excited About at SDCC

Seven Things To Be Excited About at SDCC

It is that time of year where the internet virtually catches fire with breaking news and can-you-believe-it announcements from the greatest place on earth. San Diego Comic Con has become thego-to for promoting new films, television series, and multi-media projects. What was once an esoteric (maybe even arcane) event, SDCC is now the biggest mainstream promotional event in the world. New York and…

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Beloved Hip-Hop Icon Blowfly Kicks Off International Tour Tonight at Churchill’s Pub

Beloved Hip-Hop Icon Blowfly Kicks Off International Tour Tonight at Churchill’s Pub

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If First Lady babe, Michelle Obama thinks it’s legit, we think it’s legit too!

I really hate sounding pedantic, well, that’s not actually true… I revel in the fact that I’m a pompous ass but sometimes, even I have to accept the fact that it is better to take the backseat and let others have a moment. To say that Clarence “Blowfly” Reidis a South Florida icon/institution is putting it lightly and…

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3 Brilliant Short Novelty Stage Acts That Will Brighten Up Your Day

3 Brilliant Short Novelty Stage Acts That Will Brighten Up Your Day

The novelty stage act was once the acme of entertainment in civilized society.

I’m here to argue that, in some ways, it still is.

For your consideration:

Photo: YouTube.com

Photo: Youtube.com

EXHIBIT A:
Juggler Michael Davis’ Six-Minute Capsule of Genius

(You might have already seen this one, as it made the rounds on social media not long ago. If that’s the case, the next two bits will be right up your alley. If you…

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The Million-Dollar Interview: My 1-on-1 with Ted DiBiase

The Million-Dollar Interview: My 1-on-1 with Ted DiBiase

Hanging out with The Million Dollar Man

Hanging out with The Million Dollar Man

Over the July 4th weekend, I had the honor and privilege of sitting down with a man who could easily be considered one of the best heels in wrestling history, Ted DiBiase.

What was originally slated as a 15-20 min interview grew seamlessly into a conversation that spanned over two hours about everything I could possibly think to ask. Of course during those…

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UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown - Preview/Predictions for the Entire Main Card

UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown – Preview/Predictions for the Entire Main Card

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Upon being scheduled, the meeting between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown became one of the most anticipated fights of the year, and it’s finally happening this Saturday. | Photo: FoxSports.com

UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown
FOX Main Card: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET|PT
FOX Prelims: 6 p.m./3 p.m. ET|PT
UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims: 4:15 p.m./1:15 p.m. ET|PT

With four events already…

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Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Thirty-Seven

Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Thirty-Seven

Yes, finally. The World Cup is over and I can finally get back to following all the individual leagues without having to worry about the inequality of all Brazilians and how they’ve pumped so much money into looking good for TV and the Olympics haven’t even occurred yet.

Can’t wait for the vitriol that will garner.

Oh well. Here are a few more entries into this little project of mine; a simple…

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Five Things I Don’t Want to Wait For

Five Things I Don’t Want to Wait For

The internet, as Neko Case said, is mostly bad TV. Aside from cat pictures, one positive thing the internet gives us (besides facilitating the occasional regime overthrowing) is the bevy of sneak peeks it affords us.

When I was younger, our sneak peek of Super Mario Bros. 3was a friend whose cousin heard “for sure” that Mario was going to be able to fly. That guy was on to something. Anyway, I…

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5 NEW RECORDS THAT YOU NEED TO JUMP ON NOW

Every other week I write micro blurb reviews of amazing new music. Below’s the latest batch of music that you need to check out.

Lunatics On Pogosticks - Slug Cat and Snail Doglunatics

Lunatics on Pogosticks are one of those bands that you want to get Nirvana big for all the right reasons. The songwriting and production are fantastic all around.

Top tracks: “Less Than Sober”, “Do You Think I’m A Taco Bell…

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For The Love Of Wrestling: The FSCW and birth of Ronin

For The Love Of Wrestling: The FSCW and birth of Ronin

The men and women of FSCW/Ronin | Photo: Speedy's Productions

The men and women of FSCW/Ronin | Photo: Speedy’s Productions

For a very select few, the dreams of reaching the top wrestling promotions like WWE and TNA can be a pipe dream. Wrestlers everywhere risk their body all the time for the thrill of walking into an auditorium or VFW hall, to hear the crowd explode in cheers and to deliver, if only once in their career, that awe-inducing moment.

This…

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