Archive for the ‘Radio City 2008 Tour (archives)’ Category

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Nostalgic Look Back

September 20, 2009

On this day last year I  found myself  in the same city, in fact I was staying at the exact same hotel.   Its surprising how different everything else is .

Forgive the nostalgia , below are a couple of my favorite photos from last years Rockette’s tour.

Dan, Little People and a Camel

Dan, Little People and a Camel

Pink Bus

Pink Bus

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Stories to Follow

September 19, 2009

Currently traveling, stories to follow

Myrtle Beach Rockette Rehearsals

Myrtle Beach Rockette Rehearsals

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Radio City 2009 Arena Tour

March 22, 2009

Rumor has it the 2009 tour will be on east coast and may include some Canadian dates.  Check back from time to time as the dates will be posted as soon as they are official.

09-tour

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chronicles of the fall*

March 19, 2009

Blog, a vulgar, overused word used to give legitimacy to the shallow opinions of hacks and amateurs who seem to be permanently stuck in first draft hell. Looking in the archives one would expect someone who has been at it for years to slowly hone their craft and improve their writing and photographs, since it’s usually safe to assume that if someone does something long enough, he or she will eventually not suck at it.

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.

Join me as I re-create and often times over-exaggerate select stories from my life, frustratingly omitting most of the good stuff and all of the names.

*The following is 85% a true story

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Despite what you heard people do read in Louisana

December 15, 2008
Jason and Bones during break

Jason and Bones during break

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The Birmingham Bag

December 12, 2008

Know how little kids hold their breath for as long they can?  I remember it being very uncomfortable and in the end no one was impressed, no good had came from it.

I find myself in a similarly unrewarding uncomfortable situation.   At this point in the tour we  travel by bus and there is no limit to how many bags we can drag around with us.  For no good reason I decided to use only two bags and this has been my undoing.  I have been late, flustered and sweaty ever since.

I keep meaning to pick up a cheap duffel bag and alleviate my pointless suffering, but I never got around to it.  With a couple of hours to spare in Birmingham Alabama I decided to finally exhale and  took to the streets.

Downtown Birmingham looks exactly like the civil rights footage that we have all seen.  Except there are no white people, NONE.  In fact there are also no stores.  Sadly the recession has kicked the shit out of this town, the downtown area was just desolate.  No exaggeration I walked 30 blocks and the closest thing I saw to commerce was some  mom & pop department store (which was having a going out of business sale).

This department store would end up providing a small measure of relief, albeit it was of  the comic variety.    The only bags they had larger than a purse were the “Free Gift with Purchase” kind.  I don’t wear cologne yet I now own five assorted Calvin Klein fragrances which came free with my new bag.

My free gift

My free gift

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Baltimore Black and Blues

December 11, 2008

If you have visited Baltimore than you have likely thought what I will now publicly say.  Baltimore, while structurally attractive and home to a nice aquarium, is home to some of the laziest people I have yet to encounter.

This is my theory.  I think that way back when slaves or newly freedmen made a run for the border they got to the very first northern city (Baltimore) and said, “That’s far enough, I be stoppin here”.

This “settle for mediocrity” mentality must have been passed down from generation to generation, resulting in a city full of half-assed loafers.  Congratulations Baltimore!

Baltimore

Baltimore