Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Rock:Star Super:Nova, how I missed thee.

Some of the more faithful readers of this blog know that I love music, especially good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll. I also love reality shows that are singing competitions. My loves were combined like peanut butter and chocolate with the show RockStar:SuperNova. I did some analyzation of the show even picking who should have one (hint: Dilana), as well as an overall trashing (in a fun way) of the show week by week.

If you do not know what happened, go check the archives, but Tommy Lee, Gilby Clarke, and Jason Newsted “formed” a new band and picked their new singer on this reality show. They picked a troll of some sort named Lukas Rossi or as I refer to him, Udo. This guy sucks so badly. I don’t really care if you can sing because, c’mon, it’s rock ‘n’ roll. But when I cannot understand 99% of what is being sung, then it has gone too far. If you like that style of singing, then Lukas is your man.

After the show and changing the name of the band to RockStar:SuperNova, for legal reasons, these idiots went on tour. Well, 3 of the 4 did. Jason Newsted wanted off this tour so bad he ripped tendons and muscles all around his shoulder so he would have a good excuse for backing out (allegedly). Rock:Nova found a replacement and moved on. I heard the shows were far from sellouts and I heard that most all of them sucked. I now have proof.

I wasn’t the only one who liked bashing this show and the morons involved. Michael Butler of the Rock “N’ Roll Geek Show also did, weekly on his podcast The Rock ‘N’ Roll Geek Show. Not only that, but he recently went to a Rock:Nova show in Oakland and recorded some of it to play for the listeners of his podcast.

If a crappy band plays and there is no one there to hear it suck, does it make sounds? Yes and Mr. Butler has all the sucking for you on the latest edition of his show, episode 224 of the Rock 'N' Roll Geek Show. The show also includes commentary from Mr. Butler, a long time bass player in many bands, currently in the band American Heartbreak.

If you loved/hated the show RockStar:SuperNova, you have to check this out. It is SO worth it just to hear the stage patter from Udo. At one point he says to the crowd, “I love Oakland. Do you think it’s a coincidence that the Oakland A’s is an A? That’s a perfect score ain’t it?” I s*#% you not.

By the by, be prepared for some explicit language and large amounts of sucking.

American Idol Week 2: The Dudes

I thought Sundance WAS good. His was the only performance I watched all of. He won't win and he shouldn't win, but he was good enough to stick around. Besides, his baby will keep him on the show a couple of weeks now.

The best last night was probably Chris Sligh. Phil Stacy was good, but the rest did bore me. Maybe I just don't like the guys.

The beatboxer lost me when he started scatting and beboping all over the place. I love Jamiroquai and I thought that breakdown ruined a great song. And the kid (another Chris maybe?) who thinks he is Justin Timberlake just seems like an impersonator to me. He should be in Vegas.

Sanjaya is BAD!!! Who knew a kid that sounded so good in his audition would make the show and then disappear? He seems nervous and so out of place among even the worst of the other guys. When his sister didn't make it, I think it killed him. He may have not wanted it as much as she did. Or maybe he just can't enjoy this without her. Who knows? He sucks, but the teeny boppers may keep him around because most of the guys suck.

I think Nick Pedro, who is Mr. Invisible when it comes to personality, will go this week. I also think Sanjaya is gone even though the kids may like him. Even the kids can’t deny he was really, really, really, really, bad. Once again, there are so many who could go this week and it is so early, I think it is hard to predict the voting.

So, I will predict the final six guys who will make it to the round of 12.
1. Chris Sligh-He looks wrong, but good singer and personality. No matter what Simon says, this is more than a singing competition.

2. Phil-Again, he looks wrong, but he has talent and a story the audience will not forget.

3. Beatbox Boy-Unfortunately, I think he can actually sing. I want to ban all beatboxing and stupid hats.

4. Justin Timberlake-Again, I hate him but the girls love him. He can sing but he is too Vegas impersonator to win. He needs a new shtick.

5. The lead background singer-Time after Time is a chick song and he should have known better, but he may be the total package for this show.

6. Sundance-I know, this sounds crazy, but his song was great this week and the story of his baby helped him more than the song did. There has to be someone who is crappy but always seems to skate by for a few weeks. It's Sundance, unless it's Sanjaya.

Monday, February 26, 2007

Bombay Gunrunners Episode 6

The Bombay Gunrunners are in the air. Episode 6 is now available for your perusal. I am a wordsmith.

In this, once again, SUPERSIZE edition the Gunrunners discuss: prison break in the OC...again, a fishing story, a molesting story (it's not what you think), Heroes in depth (which may or may not be a great idea), Lost's losing, talking urinal cakes and would I steal one, Reno 911! Miami, and other things I am sure I cannot remember.

We also got emails and we read them on the air. Emails include an offer from Kenya to claim 30% of $2.3 million in unclaimed money.

Download it and enjoy it and then tell your friends. DO IT!!!!


Thursday, February 22, 2007

Pac-Man Jones: A Real Role Model

You would think that a guy with a nickname like Pac-Man wouldn’t be such a scumbag, d-bag, a-hole, and moron. But not Pac-Man Jones of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans. This menace is once again involved with breaking the law and out and out thuggery.

It seems Pac-Man got a little crazy during NBA All-Star weekend in Vegas at a strip club. It seems that Pac-Man threw hundreds of $1 bills into the air and got upset at a stripper who started collecting the loot. What does Pac-Man do to show his displeasure? He “allegedly” (and I use that word very loosely) spit on her, then he began to punch her in the face. A real man this guy is.

Pac-Man was restrained by a bouncer but escaped after his girlfriend hits the bouncer over the head with a champagne bottle, birds of a feather, huh. Pac-Man then finds the stripper and begins punching her in the face again, “allegedly.” The bouncer gets him again and Pac-Man says that he is going to kill the bouncer, “allegedly.”

After the club was cleared, what do you know, one of Pac-Man’s homies goes and gets his gun and shoots three people at the club, including the bouncer and paralyzing another of the victims, “allegedly.” Jones claims he does not know the shooter but witnesses say that he came and left with the shooter. If Pac-Man’s past behavior is any indication, his friend can expect Pac-Man to eventually tell the cops everything he knows to save his worthless hide. His friend needs to remember, Pac-Man is a coward and, I was going to say a little girl, but that is an insult to little girls everywhere.

This is the eighth time that Pac-Man as been involved in some sort of legal dustup since he entered the NFL and one of many times he has abused women. It would serve the NFL well if this moron were sent to prison for the rest of his playing career or just straight up gotten rid of, permanently, as in death penalty. A human being like this does not deserve to be a part of society if he is going to act this way. Punching women and getting your boys to do the dirty work is not the sign of a man, it’s the sign of a cowardly punk and anything bad that happens in his life he deserves ten fold.

My take on American Idol, week one.

Well, here we go. You know I love watching singing competitions and then harshly judge and make fun of the contestants and American Idol is now in full effect. The top 24 have performed and it seems like we can trim about 18 from the pack to get to the really good singers.

The guys sang Tuesday night and they all pretty much sucked. The show was boring because they were boring. They all picked safe crap songs and they all did goofy hand gestures and all that stupid crap that no one needs to do if you are a talented singer. I hate to say it, but the beat boxer had the best performance and you have no idea how I loathe him. Beatboxin’!! That is not a talent my friend! Also I thought Phil Stacy, the absentee dad, did pretty well. I think that was it, the rest were not good, but I think Chris Sligh (Sideshow Chris Osborne) and Sanjaya did better than the judges thought. Otherwise they could all go home.

As for Sideshow Chris, I thought it was very interesting that he used the word strategy in approaching AI. He said he wanted to pick the right song and do the things that would get him votes. I believe that is the reason he slammed Simon like he did with the Teletubbies line. I think Chris thinks that he might be able to squeeze a few more votes from the fans that can’t stand Simon and like to see him get a little abuse from the contestants. Well played my friend, well played.

As for the girls, it was night and day. There were three times as many girls who sang well as guys. I am beginning to think the girls are the cream this season. Gina, Sabrina, and Melinda were all good, but Lakisha blew everyone out of the water. She "killed it" as the members of RockStar:SuperNova would say. At first I wasn’t sure if she had the “look” that America is looking for, but she looked amazing last night and sounded 100 times better than anyone there. Simon told the rest they should book their tickets home and you could see by the looks on the other girls’ faces that they knew he was right. Right now, this is Lakisha’s show to lose. The only way she doesn’t win is if she has a couple bad performances in a row or America doesn’t think she has the “look” of an American Idol. But in the end, if you make it to the final 10 or so, you can pretty much guarantee a record deal.

As for who goes tonight, it could be any number of guys, but Sundance is just plan horrible. I think he will go and you can just throw a dart and send someone else home. The girls will lose Antonella because she was as bad as any of the ones who didn’t make it out of the prelim auditions. She was the worst of the week by far. The other girl who goes, eh, who cares, there were plenty who were bad enough to warrant getting the boot. If the first nights of live singing are any indication, there are only 6 or 7 who are good enough to win this thing and the rest are just filler. We will have a competition on our hands when we get to the final 6 or seven in late April or early May.

By the by, if you like podcasts and you like American Idol check out Reality Check: American Idol Style. It is a podcast on AI by three talented girls in Wisconsin. It’s fun to listen to and they probably know more about what they are talking about than I do. Search for Reality Check in iTunes or go to for downloads and blogs and comments. And while you are at it, get the latest edition of the Bombay Gunrunners on iTunes or at Word.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Cornell wants to rage on his own, leaves Audioslave.

Here we go, you may have heard the speculation here first a few months ago, but now it is official. Chris Cornell has left Audioslave and is focusing on his solo career. The split was “due to irresolvable personality conflicts as well as musical differences.” If you have been keeping score at home, you had to see this coming. Audioslave just recently released their third album, Revelations, but had no plans on touring and Cornell was already working on a solo album as Revelations was revealed. All was denied at that time but I guess it is now safe to come out with the truth.

Now I love Audioslave, even though most of the music was a little disjointed and the Rage and the Soundgarden never could quite merge into a tight unit, but if this means a return of Rage Against the Machine, I am all for this. Rage is getting together again for the Coachella music festival and politics in America is so messed up that that has to be pulling Tom Morello and Zach de la Rocha together again. I just hope this isn’t a one off that this seemed when Audioslave were still together.

As I said this is the year of the reunion, so who knows. Now, if we could just get Chris Cornell to give up the solo work and reform Soundgarden, then I would have two of my top 10 faves back together again. This would be the first divorce that worked out for the parents (Rage, Soundgarden) and the kids(the fans).

Welcome to the Jungle?????

2007 is shaping up to be the year of the reunions. The Police are back together and have already released some dates for their world tour. They are also reportedly touring without a set list and will just play whatever they feel like playing each show.

Van Halen has announced they are back together with original singer David Lee Roth (though they are without bassist Michael Anthony) and will go on a 40 date tour this summer. Although, I have just recently read on a Van Halen fan site that this has been put on hold indefinitely. So, who knows with these guys?

Crowded House is getting back together. What? I know, who cares. Apparently someone does because this was big enough news to make the Yahoo top stories when it broke. Must have been a slow news day.

Now according to Steven Adler, original drummer for Guns N Roses, in an article on Yahoo, there is talk of GNR reuniting. Adler was fired from the band due to drug issues, but he claims to have patched things up with lead singer Axl Rose. Adler also said Axl doesn’t seem opposed to the idea of reuniting with the original members. Adler also claims that he has been in contact with guitarists Slash and Izzy Stradlin and they are interested as well.

I know that when it comes to GNR rumors, none of them are true, but this would be very big if there were even an ounce of truth. I do question this because Steven Adler does not seem like someone who could play night after night on a massive tour due to health complications caused by a drug induced stroke he suffered. I also believe that even though the original members have all grown older, Axl probably hasn’t grown wiser and he would rather go on by himself and fail than bring everyone back together and succeed.

I have never seen GNR live but from the footage I have seen of them live on TV, they really don’t seem to be that great a live band. And you always have to worry about Axl getting the stink eye from an audience member and freaking out and walking off the stage half way through the show. With all that being said, I would take my chances and buy tickets if they were to come within 1000 miles of me. And I know I would not be the only one to feel that way.

Whatever happens with Guns N Roses, this may turn out to be my best concert year ever. That is if I can get The Police, Van Halen and any other act to come within 3 hours of my Podunk town.

Britney has escaped again!!

This whole Britney Spears fiasco has got to stop. It seems that Brit has walked out of rehab after only one day…AGAIN. FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK!!! This girl seems to be really messed up. It is becoming sad instead of funny. In fact, Craig Ferguson the host of the Late Show on CBS has decided to stop making fun of Britney because he thinks she may have serious problems and is too vulnerable to be mocked. When comedians are afraid to joke about your situation, then you are dangerously close to rock bottom.

Who saw this all coming? K-Fed is the stable one in this relationship. Have we really even heard anything out of him since Britney kicked him to the curb? Maybe it wasn’t Britney who did the kicking. Maybe K-Fed realized “this chick is whacked!!” If flashing your hoo-hah all over town wasn’t weird enough, she shaved her head because she was tired of being a brunette. I am a guy and I have never once thought about shaving my head. Then after she shaved her head she was seen wearing a blonde wig. Couldn't you just have dyed your hair, Britney? I hope Britney has a great nanny and is not coming anywhere near her kids.

I just wonder why K-Fed hasn’t tried to get the kids away from her. He obviously has enough ammunition, even for the bottom feeding ambulance chaser he could afford. Maybe he loves his kids, but not enough to live with them and care for them. I have a bad, bad feeling that we are dangerously close to an Anna Nicole situation in about a month with this girl. If she won’t commit to rehab, perhaps her family should have her committed. Maybe rehab isn't what she needs so much as extreme psycho therapy. What do you think Merlin?

I can’t imagine her career is going to ever be the same after these exploits, so she should really try to just get her life together before he career isn’t the only thing that is dead.


The third time may be the charm for bald Britney. It appears that Britney has returned to rehab just as K-Fed asked for an emergency hearing in family court. This all happened Wednesday.

The hearing was set for today, Feb. 22, but was cancelled. Hmmm, I wonder if Britney's returning to rehab had anything to do with this? It seems that the misses just keep on coming.

New Grindhouse trailer!!!

I know I seem to try and make you watch the trailer for Grindhouse every week, but I can’t help it. This movie(s) is going to be amazingly cool.

Now, Yahoo has an exclusive trailer for the movie that gives you a little more background on the stories for the two flicks. Although, with a “grindhouse” type movie, the stories take a back seat to everything.

Click the link for the new trailer and keep an eye out for the unbelievably hot Vanessa Ferlito.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Bombay Gunrunners Episode 5

Bombay Gunrunners Episode 5 is in the air!!! In this SUPERSIZE edition of the Bombay Gunrunners, the Gunrunners talk about Blizzardo Diablo, TV (Lost, Heroes, American Idol), Music (Bonnaroo, Beyonce, bald Britney), Movie reviews from Lee, Pat and Julie, Lent, tattoos, and other stuff I can't remember.

A good time will be had by all so tell all your friends. Tell all your enemies and download the latest edition of the Bombay Gunrunners at or check you local iTunes.


Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Britney Spears and Alec Baldwin, master shillers.

You remember how you always wanted Britney Spears to give you a call and tell you a fantasy. No?

What about the time you wished that Alec Baldwin would call with belated holiday greetings and tell you how much he loves his show 30 Rock. Not ringing a bell?

Well, now you can make Britney and Alec call you or whoever you want. Just click the links and give the Brit-bot and Bal-drone some info and the phone numbers of your friends and families and they will be receive phone calls from minor celebrities like Bratch, Sleeping Boy, Ladybird, and Susie have.

This is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day for someone you love or hate.

Uh-oh. It looks like I may be taking a road trip in mid-June.

Holy Crap!!! I said those words exactly when I saw this on Yahoo. I must preface this by saying I love going to live shows, but I have never in my life been to a 2 or 3 OR 4 day festival type event. Maybe that is about to change. I saw this article on Yahoo about Bonnaroo and I have decided that I may need to buy a tent and some psychedelic mushrooms and hit the road.

I posted earlier about the rumored acts that would be appearing in Manchester, TN at the Bonnaroo fest and I was impressed. I did not feel the need to travel there and hang with 80,000 hippies. But now I have seen the confirmed lineup and all of that has changed. Check it out.

Let’s get the big boys out of the way first, The Police will be headlining one night, in addition to them other biggies will be The White Stripes and Tool. I could stop there because the Stripes and Tool are two of my all time faves. That is enough to make me want to bake up some pot brownies and learn to use leaves as toilet paper. But the great music will not stop there, by the time I am done listing all the bands that will be there, we will all gather together and charter a bus to Manchester.

In addition to The Police, The White Stripes and Tool we have Ben Harper, Wilco, The Flaming Lips, The String Cheese Incident, Franz Ferdinand, Gov’t Mule, The Decemberists, WOLFMOTHER, KINGS OF LEON, THE BLACK KEYS, Spoon, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Hold Steady, North Mississippi All-Stars, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, Dierks Bentley, T-Bone Burnett, Junior Brown, Clutch, Cold War Kids, Black Angels, and many more I never really heard of. If that isn’t enough, Lewis Black, David Cross, and Dave Atell will also be there. Also it is said that the organizers are still booking bands to play.

Are you ready to load up the magic bus? With this festival I could knock a lot of bands off my “never seen in concert” list. I may have to do some talking with Bratch. Tickets are extremely affordable for a four day event. The prices range from $184.50 to $214.50.

Now, if you are like me and want to go first class all the way, there is a special VIP package that you can purchase. Here is what the VIP package includes, 2 VIP tickets, VIP entrance, preferred parking and camping, special showers and restroom facilities, VIP pre-event party on Thursday night. That is pretty cool but that’s not all, if you act now you also get access to two VIP lounges with DISCOUNTED beverages and full buffet and snacks. Discounted? Really? I guess it’s all you can eat for free but the beverages must all be Johnny Walker Blue.

But, the most important thing you get with your purchase of a pair of VIP tickets is exclusive viewing bleachers for the main and second stages. You don’t have to sit in the dirt with the hippies!! There is also a commemorative Bonnaroo package and other amenities.

What does this all cost? Well, I’ll tell ya. All this can be yours for the low, low price of $1121.75. Is that really that much for two tickets, for four days, for over 100 bands and 20 comedians performing on 13 stages? Plus, PLUS, they are adding more bands as the days count down to show time. Mark your calendars I say. Block out the period of June 14-17 and come to Manchester and hang with Bratch and I. Because I know that when Bratch sees this and realizes the amazi-zi-zi-zing opportunity this is, we’re there. Won’t you be?

Monday, February 12, 2007

I took the IQ test

I'm going to reveal the result of this Tickle IQ test, but you have to reveal this on the next bombay gunrunners........Ok here we go, 140. I want to here my name in reference to this. Get big Kev to flex is mathletic ability (to steal a word from the Wonder Years).

Bombay Gunrunners Episode 4

Episode 4 of the Bombay Gunrunners is up and ready for download.

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Thursday, February 08, 2007

It's trailer time again!

It’s been a while since I posted some interesting movie trailers and I have got nothing better to do so check these out.

The first trailer you need to check out is a movie called Black Snake Moan. It sounds cool, but when I saw the trailer in the theater a few weeks ago, I couldn’t tell what kind of movie it is supposed to be. Horror? Thriller? Comedy? Drama? Watch it for yourself and tell me what you think it is all about. Samuel L. Jackson is an old geezer and Christina Ricci is a hot mess. The bad news about all of this is that Justin Timberlake is also in this movie. That will take a star or two off the 4 star rating I’m sure.

After you check out the trailer, look at this courtesy of YouTube. It is a music video from or about Black Snake Moan with Sam L. Jackson singing the song. Christina Ricci is not doing too bad herself writhing and carousing to the Sam Jackson beat.

Here’s a trailer for all the Anchorman and 40 Year-Old-Virgin fans. It’s a movie called Knocked Up starring Seth Rogan and Katherine Heigl. It is about a one night stand that turns into a pregnancy. This movie should be pretty good because it stars all your favorite Freaks and Geeks/Undeclared stars as well as Paul Rudd.

Now we have a movie called 1408 starring John Cusack. This movie was based upon a Stephen King story and looks like a freaky ride. John Cusack is also not known for being in a lot of crap so I feel pretty safe about this one.

That’s it for new trailers, but I thought I would once again give you Grindhouse. I just watched the trailer again today and it was better than the first time. There is no way this movie will not rule the industry for three or four weeks straight.

Little Jerry was born to cockfight in New Mexico, but for how long?

This is ridiculous news story and political issue.

There are two states in this country where a person can see a sweet free and legal cockfight. Louisiana, no surprise, and New Mexico. Now legislators are looking to stop cockfighting in New Mexico much like the other 48 states in our country.

And the cockfighters don't like it!

You have got to read this story simply because of the quotes that are in there from the cockfighters and cockfighting fans. You would think that they it was baseball they were talking about.

This is an issue because the fighters and fans believe that if current New Mexico governor Bill Richardson wasn't running for president, they wouldn't be in this situation. As if we are going to hear about how Richardson's hardline ban on cockfighting made him the new leader of the free world. Or conversely, I doubt we would see Richardson shamed in a debate when one of his opponents brings up how New Mexico is the "cockfighting capitol of the world." Boo! Hiss!

As stupid as that reasoning sounds, others feel it is a race issue because many of those who participate are Hispanic.

Pardon me? Race issue? Slow down. Let's not forgot that are talking about taking a couple of animals and strapping blades to them so they can cut one another to ribbons until one of them is dead.

One man quoted in the story is a former Washington state lawmaker who moved from Washington state to New Mexico specifically to raise and fight roosters. So I suppose he's living the dream.

"I was stripped to the waste eating a block of cheese the size of a car battery at a cockfight last night. I was livin' the dream!" Now New Mexico is trying to take that dream away.

Another man from Texas is quoted as saying that he comes to New Mexico so he doesn't have to "look over his shoulder when he's at a cock fight."

When I read this story I didn't know what was more surprising; that cockfighting was legal anywhere in this country, that it was so friggin' popular in the areas that it is legal, or how easy it was to get these idiots to go on record talking about their passion for the sport of cockfighting.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Finally a cure for homosexuality.

He’s healed! Who’s healed you ask? The Rev. Ted Haggard, that’s who. That’s right; he is healed of his homosexuality. We found a cure! Isn’t that great news?

After three weeks of intense counseling with four ministers, one of the ministers says Rev. Ted is now “completely heterosexual.” Apparently Rev. Ted discovered that he wasn’t really a homosexual, he was just “acting out.” I can think of better ways to act out than allegedly visiting a male prostitute for sex and drugs every month or so. “It’s wasn’t a constant thing,” according to one of his curing ministers. And here I thought that if you had sex with someone of the same sex multiple times that that made you homosexual. It seems that there is a limited amount of times you can have sexual relations with someone of the same sex and still be deemed heterosexual.

Another good sign for Rev. Ted’s heterosexuality, according to those that cured him, he only had sex with the one male prostitute. See, one partner, straight. Multiple partners, gay. Easy enough. Once you cross that line and start having sex with multiple partners of the same sex, you may be homosexual. That sounds like a Jeff Foxworthy joke doesn’t it?

Also according to the ministers that helped him get over his homosexuality, they will only be proved wrong if another male sex partner comes forward. But it has been 90 days and that apparently is the time limit for claims like these to be filed. It looks like Rev. Ted is all the way back. The bad news for Rev. Ted is that an oversight board cancelled all his Colorado Springs privileges and said “when you’re gone, you stay gone, or you be gone.” I made that last part up, but it was recommended he move and he and his “wife” are looking for a new town to start over.

Thank goodness, all’s well that ends well. Now that we have the cure for homosexuality, we, as a society, can now focus on the little things, like AIDS, cancer, diabetes. Onward and upward my friends.

Monday, February 05, 2007

Good Lord it's cold outside.

As I write this, it is 8:07 in the AM and it is 6 degrees outside right now. Stupid me forgot to go out and start my Jeep and let it warm up before I left for work. So I froze my (insert slang for anatomy here) off all the way to work. My ears and nose have just now begun to regain feeling. My feet will be frozen for the rest of the day. For those of you who are interested, the "feels like" temprature is -5 degrees. Yikes. For a state who couldn't get under 70 degrees for the month of December, this is global warming at its worst.

By the by, we will have brand new podcast up and available probably by the end of the day. It is not a regular Bombay Gunrunners podcast. While Bratch and I are featured guests, this will be a Kaylie Cast. Kaylie is our 8 year old cousin who had a fun time with her 5 year old sister Hannah and her Uncle Sleeping Boy playing "radio" with our podcasting equipment on Saturday. We brought the equipment to our Super Bowl party last night and were prepared for the Kaylie and Hannah Show. Well, Hannah fell asleep about 8:30 or so, so we soldiered on with the Kaylie Cast.

In the first Kaylie Cast we discuss Kaylie's silly cats, Kaylie's favorite food, and we find out about Kaylie's boyfriend (oooooooooh). Uncle Jared tells us a story, a story that requires Kaylie to leave the room, so you know it's good. Guests of the Kaylie cast are me, Bratch, Kaylie's Dad, Kaylie's Granddaddy, Uncle Jared and Uncle Sleeping Boy.

Some of you may have no interest in this podcast and that is fine. The Bombay Gunrunners will return with our regular scheduled podcast later this week. This upcoming podcast will be the Valentine's Day cast and we are looking for the things you love and loathe. For example, I love Veronica Mars, she is hot, smart, sarcastic, trusts no one, and she solves crimes. Send us you loves and loathes at and we will read some on the air.

And as Kaylie would say, Rock On!!

Sunday, February 04, 2007

The Mole: a mission of destruction, part 1

In true caddyshack form, I found myself in my yard asking the question: where the hell did these tunnels come from? It was really rather rhetorical because I knew that we had a mole problem. I have been scheming for the past couple of weeks as to how to kill the little b$*^/*-, tonight I initiated phase one. I found a couple of openings into the tunnel, and made a few, shoved the water hose in full blast. I watched for movement ready to kill the mole with my bare hands or at least with a yard tool. I have a few more tricks up my sleeve, but not to worry, the TNT is on order. I already have the clay shaped into animals to hold it.

Saturday, February 03, 2007

Bombay Gunrunners episode 3...

Episode 3 of the Bombay Gunrunners podcast is up and ready for download. In this episode we discuss the upcoming Super Bowl, the just announced Bonnaroo lineup, Perky the Duck and and IQ test we'll all soon fail.

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Friday, February 02, 2007

See how the other half lives.

I just saw this on USA Today’s Pop Blog, it is a website called If you are a fan of the Geico caveman commercials like I am, then you need to click the link. This site is basically the caveman’s apartment and you can go in and check out how a caveman lives. You get to see what he is reading, hear his phone messages, flush the toilet on him while he is showering, and other things. It is pretty cool. And it is so easy to navigate, even a caveman could do it. Enjoy!!!

All Oscars, all the time.

I haven’t posted much this week basically there is nothing to put up. And I am saving some stuff for the podcast, check it out at Anyway, this month is a special month on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). In honor of the upcoming Oscar telecast, all this month on TCM the movies that are being shown have either won or have been nominated for an Academy award. This does not mean that there aren’t going to be some bad movies shown, but it does mean that you will get a chance to see a lot of great movies.

Let’s look at this weekend. At 11 AM EST on TCM we have Hatari! starring one of my all-time favorites, John Wayne. This movie is not his usual western, this movie takes place in the Africa and Wayne is a big game hunter. The movie is not his greatest but what is very interesting is that the actors do all the animal captures. Knowing that makes the rhino capture seem even crazier than it appeared when I thought stunt men did the work.

Two other Wayne movies will be on Saturday, The Longest Day at 4:45 PM EST and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon at 10 PM EST. I have seen both of these movies and as far as John Wayne movies go these are two of his best. Although he doesn’t get a huge amount of screen time in the 3 hour Longest Day. The Longest Day also stars Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Richard Burton, Red Buttons and Sean Connery.

On Sunday we have one of my all time favorites, mainly because I love a good war movie, The Dirty Dozen at 1:30 PM EST. It’s a movie about a group of misfits that come together to help their country by going behind enemy lines in war time. Great cast, great story, great action, it may the best misfit/war movie of all time, well, except for Stripes. At 6 PM EST we have Cary Grant in The Bishop’s Wife. I have not seen this movie, but I can guarantee you that if Cary Grant is in it, it will be great. No better leading man than Cary Grant.

There are a few choices you could check out this weekend. If you have TCM keep your eyes glued to the guide because there will be a lot of great classic movies to be seen this month. Broaden your horizons, don’t go to the theater to see some crap, stay home and see great movies all month long on TCM.

Thursday, February 01, 2007

Stupid people doing stupid stuff...

Every now and again a person needs to be entertained by stupid people doing stupid stuff.

I jumped onto YouTube just so I could enjoy some videos of stupid people doing stupid stuff I stopped after I saw this one. There was nowhere else to go but down and while this girl didn't get hurt, she could have.

Slingshot - Simple enough. Giant rubber bands connected to poles or trees with a human being strapped into the middle. I gotta tell you, this makes bungie jumping look like a merry-go-round when you think about what could happen if only one of the straps broke. Because a bungie rope will likely snap at full stretch and the fall will be big, but this is insane.