Bern Baby Bern
On Thursday, December 17th, my union, the Communications Workers of America, endorsed Bernie Sanders for President of the United States. As a public supporter of Bernie 2016, needless to say, I could not have been more thrilled with my union’s endorsement. In fact, ever since the endorsement was announced two weeks ago, I’ve been bursting with so much excitement about the political statement my union delivered by supporting Bernie that…Read more...
Tags:Bernie Sanders , Communications Workers of America , Election 2016
Nick Jones & Dat Boy Chu – Life I Chose (feat. D-Wattz)
Nick Jones & Dat Boy Chu – Life I Chose (feat. D-Wattz) Chorus: D-Wattz So with my soldiers by my side I hit the bottle and I pass the fire It’s too late for me I know it’s the life I chose Another rapper lying dead tonight People shaking heads passing by They don’t feel sorry for me I know it’s the life I chose (repeat) Verse One:…Read more...
Tags:D-Wattz , Dat Boy Chu , M7 Records , Nick Jones
Friends S2:E9 – Deck the blog because I’m a pop culture svengali, Fa la la la la la la la la, Tis the Season Two Christmas to be jolly, Fa la la la la la la la la. My goodness, it feels good to be back on the job this week. Welcome, welcome. I hope you’re as transfixed with the holiday spirit as I am this glorious Monday morning that,…Read more...
Tags:Albert Einstein , Chris Mathews , Friends
Coldplay – Fix You
Coldplay – Fix You When you try your best, but you don’t succeed When you get what you want, but not what you need When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep Stuck in reverse And the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can’t replace When you love someone, but it goes to waste Could it be worse? Lights will guide you…Read more...
Twelve Megabytes of Ram
Friends S2:E8 – Yo, what’s good my fellow Friendsologists? Happy Monday before the Monday before Thanksgiving! I’m tremendously excited that we are rapidly approaching the holiday season. After submitting the column today, I’ll be happily leaving the cozy confines of theLeftAhead offices to embark on a much needed cross-country vacation. After all, I have worked a whopping eight days so far this fall. With that type of workload, a month…Read more...
Tags:Bill Gates , Friends , LeBron James , Paris Attacks
Friends S2:E7 – Hey there, fellow humans. I hope this fine Monday evening finds you well. We have quite the Friends milestone to discuss this week. That’s right, you guessed it. Our long national nightmare is finally over. You can go ahead and mark it on the official score card. Ross and Rachel have finally kissed! Can you believe it? It only took 31 episodes (including one painfully long summer…Read more...
From the Top
Friends S2:E6 – “There’ll be no strings to bind your hands, not if my love can’t bind your heart. And there’s no need to take a stand, for it was I who chose to start.” Is it just me, or have you also noticed that Angel of the Morning has been forever tattooed in your brain because of Friends. I find the song just randomly popping into my head, for…Read more...
Tags:Chrissie Hynde , Friends , The Pretenders
Killing Me Softly
Friends S2:E5 – Strumming my pain with his fingers (one time), singing my life with his words (two times). [I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking you want to complete that melody, aren’t you? It’s okay, you can keep going…] Ken Adams is killing me softly with his blog. Killing me softly with his blog. Telling my Friends life with his words, killing me softly with his blog. Thanks, valued…Read more...
Tags:Back to the Future , Chicago Cubs , Friends , Fugees
Friends S2:E4 – Howdy, ladies and gents. It’s that time again. That’s right. It’s the time in your week where I methodically give you a refresher on the inner workings of an episode of situational comedy that you first experienced twenty years ago. Every week I ask myself, “is this a necessary exercise?” I know the answer is most certainly no, yet you still flock here in droves week after…Read more...
Crazy Snake Man
Friends S2:E3 – Hey there, Friendsters. Hope everyone’s week (and month, for that matter) is off to a fantastic start. As excited as I am to keep my streak of approaching this column with a positive attitude in tact, I must admit that I caught a case of The Mundays this morning. I rolled out of bed like, “Could today be any more Monday? Nevertheless, I fought through it and…Read more...
President Obama Gives Statement on Shooting in Oregon
On Thursday, October 1, 2015, President Obama was forced to give yet another statement on yet another mass shooting. The President’s remarks came in response to the horrific news early in the day out of Roseburg, Oregon that a gunman had opened fire at Umpqua Community College. The attack resulted in ten people (including the gunman) dead and several others injured. President Obama delivered his statement from the James S….Read more...
Tags:Barack Obama , Gun Control , Umpqua Community College
Crew54 – Wyld Gentlemen
It’s been almost eight years since Crew54 dropped their titanic debut studio album, Aggressive Soul. Now, after spending the intervening years establishing themselves as one of the hardest working underground hip hop acts in central Texas history…the crew is back with Wyld Gentlemen, their highly anticipated new LP. Being that I am an internet robot (which gives me the ability to scour the internet at lighting fast speeds), I have…Read more...