Thursday, July 23, 2009

Dad Jeans Play Ball

Weighing in on the new found Dad Jeans controversy, this blog aims to find those men out there who are comfortable with whom they are. We say hurrah! Perhaps, it's health history or just a need to be comfortable whilst hurlinga ball. These baggy man pants allow us to be free.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Manny a Dodger Dog

I just witnessed the Dodgers whoop the Cinn Reds tonight from the right field bleachers aka, The Am Pm All You Can Eat Pavilion. Thirty five dollars American gets you access to limitless Dodger Dogs, peanuts, popcorn, nachos, sodas and bottles of water! Unfortunately, it's not all you can drink. If it was, I'd still be there or still be trying to flag a cab on Sunset in Echo Park. Manny got beamed in the arm and was out of the game early, real bummer. He's listed as day-to-day.Lets hope he's ok.Yes, you just walk up to the counter and they give you stuff!

Sunday, July 19, 2009

J Lately

Check out my friend J Lately on mysapce. Coming Straight Outta Somewhere, J lays it down and raps about some humorous and interesting topics. Plus, his music is very catchy. I think track #3 is about getting teed. J Lately is kind enough to let you download his tracks for FREE on myspace, definitely worth checking out.

Yo-Go and Wine About It, LA

Check out Leisure Woman's latest charticles in LA Confidential about this city's best frozen treat shops and wine bars. It's been so hot lately. I hope I'm doing a public service to my fellow Southern Californian s to stay cool.When the sun goes down and and the weather chills outa bit, venture out to some of these wine bars. There's a great new trend to offer self serve tastings. The bars sell you a debit card (like at Dave and Buster's) and charge by the ounce from machines loaded with different varietals. It's great if you've ever wanted to try expensive wines (like Opus One), but didn't want to spend hundreds of dollars on a bottle.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Passing Strange the Stew Musical

For those of you that don't know, I'm a big fan of singer / songwriter Stew. In the past he's had success in the independent music world and in the NY, SF and LA music scenes. He's fronted a band, who's abbreviation we'll call TNP (look it up). His songs tell comic and poignant stories about junkies and other NY/LA art world types, just trying to make it and/or fake it.
In 2007, Stew had a musical produced off Broadway, where he performs on stage with other cast and band members. He went on that year to win the Tony Award for best book for a musical. Recently, I picked up this soundtrack and I've been loving it. It tells the story of Stew's life growing up in South Los Angeles, then moving to Amsterdam, which to quote one of the numbers "...makes Berkeley (CA) look like the bible belt!" After, Amsterdam, Stew moves on to Berlin "...a black hole with taxis", during that city's political and artistic tumultuous period. I'm really stoked, because Spike Lee filmed a performance of the musical, that debuted at The Sundance Film Festival and soon will be aired on PBS, probably becoming a DVD, so I at last will get to see it. This show has been touted as "the musical for guys that hate musicals." You gotta love a musical CD with a parental advisory sticker for explicit content on the cover. Check it.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Smells Like Teed Spirit

This is something I CAN hold a candle to. From the makers of Baconaiise and Bacon Salt comes.... Mandles, man scented candles. They feature all of your favorite essence of male, like wood shop and campfire breakfasts. Email them a scent you'd like to relax to.

Smells like a million dollars to me.

(note: Mandle not shown, go to the link)

Is that a Manatee Wearing a Hat and Holding a Baguette?

Oui, oui, c'est moi, Monsieur Manatee!

(image courtesy of - get them tacos)