On what we hope to be a bright and comfortable 21st day of April, a grand yearly event will be taking place. A thing that many people are unaware of. Luckily for you guys, I’m here to enlighten. It’s not a huge national holiday, but to those who hold music and its importance near and dear, it’s a pretty big deal. It is, of course Record Store Day, if you hadn’t figured it out by the title of this post, and it’s always a great time for collectors of exclusive music and music related merchandise. This is the day when special limited edition vinyl and mixes are available. A day when big stars of all genres create special promotional items and albums with the intent to promote and preserve one of our greatest cultural icons. The Record Store. Continue reading “Record Store Day 2018 is Coming Up. Here’s Some Info on this Awesome Day of Musical Celebration .”
Hello gang. As many of you know, on Friday, March 23rd, Mother Nature went berserk and we in the Blue Ridge region got to experience all of Winter in a single 24 hour span. What a crock of $#!* that was…No electricity for days, trapped at your house, food going bad, no fan to sleep by…well, that was my story at least…some of you lucky @sses had generators, but it was still an ordeal, the likes of which many of us had not experienced in quite some time. I knew things were going to crap around 11 AM that day. The plan was to take my Mom out for her birthday dinner, but 10 minutes into our delicious Denny’s cuisine, I noticed through the window, that the sky appeared to be dumping ALL of its contents on everything outside. We choked down our food and high tailed it home…and that’s where we stayed for the rest of the weekend. Yay. Happy Birthday Ma… Continue reading “Exploring The Great Outdoors Of Southwest Virginia In Early Spring: 15 Inches of Snow Edition”
March 20th, 2018. 8:54 PM. Based on the current weather and it’s apparent need to dump more snow now than it did during actual Winter, I thought maybe a few of you local folks might share the following sentiment with me… Continue reading “Nothing Important…Just My Feelings About the Current Weather…”
No sarcasm or humor here today, my friends. Just wanted to say a bit about a great scientific mind that will be truly missed by the universe. Continue reading “A Farewell To One of The Most Amazing People in The Galaxy, Mr. Stephen Hawking”
Fake News Nate here, reporting on one my first real hobbies and addictions. Good ol’ Magic the Gathering. So sit back and relax as I take you on an brief adventure through 25 years of Magic, and also my 23 years of being a cardboard junkie. Continue reading “Staying Power: Magic: The Gathering Celebrates 25 Years And Makes Me Feel Really Old”
Szechuan sauce. Whether you have to look up how to spell it properly or have no knowledge of how to pronounce the name (At the drive thru a few nights ago, I got to hear “Zetchoon sauce”) there’s no denying that this seemingly normal condiment caused a massive stir since its reentry into the world in 2017. Oh, you didn’t hear about it? The riots? The huge lines of ravenous sauce hungry fans that formed in the wee hours outside of some McDonalds restaurants? Well believe it or not, this is true information, folks. Lets dip into this story and coat our curiosity nuggets in the sauce of knowledge as I talk about how an episode of the wildly popular show “Rick and Morty” created a sweet and tangy phenomenon of chaos.