Humor, Random Thoughts ad Muses, Uncategorized

Dad Gummit, Hombre

  Dadgummit. Call it what you will – dadgummit, dagnabbit or goldarnit, these alterna-swear words are simply ways your grandparents got around breaking any biblical commandments against “taking the Lord’s name in vain” outright. But what the jumping jalapenos is going on in this world? I am mean  Dad Gummit,  we have higher gas prices, rising inflation,…

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Effective Discussion

Years ago during the developmental stages of the internet I was a big proponent of the web being used as a positive tool of the common person. This was way before the development of social media such as Facebook, Twitter and other basic chat boards. I felt that with the power of the internet, the…


Mothers Day – A Final Farewell

by Brian Carrillo Mom – today we say our final farewells as we scatter your ashes in this deep brooding sea. It is not easy to see you go or to say Good Bye but I am very grateful for the days and weeks we got to spend together as you laid in your bed fighting…

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Be Cool

I will never criticize you for being an atheist, or laugh at you for believing in God, nor will I call you stupid for being a democrat or a republican. You can be a muslim, a hippie, a witch, black, white, gay or straight and I will stand by you when other’s point fingers at…

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Band Paramore
Coming Up Magazine, Editorials

Paramore As Nirvana’s Successor for Flagship Band of Disaffected Youth in the Modern World

//   Nobody may have suspected it, but the young (and not immensely sizable) lead singer and songstress, Hayley Williams, of “Paramore”, currently fills some very big shoes. The originally Tennessee-based, now LA-based, band has an unparalleled range in repertoire, from elementary ballads, to immense rock-orchestral compositions spanning the spectrum of all possible intricacy and…

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Dangerous Trump
(Ferrara Buskers Festival, August 2016)
Do You Believe in what you can not see?

Men, We Need to Talk

Globally, the rate of suicide is alarmingly high, particularly in men. Too many men are ‘toughing it out’, keeping their feelings to themselves and struggling in silence. When things get tough, we need to talk. Reach out, take action, and look after ourselves and each other. Today, September 10th, is World Suicide Prevention Day, and…

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Random Thoughts ad Muses, Weird Science

Bank of America Claims There’s a 20%-50% chance we’re inside the matrix and reality is just a simulation

The thing is: We’d never know it anyway.  In a note to clients out Tuesday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said there’s a 20%-50% chance that we’re living in the matrix — meaning that the world we experience as “real” is actually just a simulation.  The firm cites comments from Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and…

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