Monthly Archives: October 2010

October 22. @ The Roots Cafe.

Last week we came, we saw, and we ate a cake shaped like a guitar. I really wish I had a picture of Matt Cranstoun on stage singing and eating guitar cake. This week, tonight even, I will be heading down … Continue reading

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Moment of Truth.

Well, today is the day. All the cards are going to be on the table. One man versus one guitar, in an apopcalyptic gastro-intestinal grudge match to the end. Or an hour, whichever comes first. Thanks everyone for following along … Continue reading

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Jaws.

While Roger Moore is not my favorite James Bond (for me Sean Connery is and always will be the only real James Bond), Jaws from The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker is one of my favorite Bond henchmen. After watching … Continue reading

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Know Your Enemy.

As part of my preparation for the battle between my stomach and my guitar, I have been reading The Art of War by the great Chinese general Sun Tzu.   In his popular treatise, Sun Tzu suggests that it is critical to know one’s … Continue reading

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To the Gypsy.

Curious about how I could improve my preparations for the guitar eating extravaganza scheduled for this weekend, I decided to take my training supernatural and visit a fortune-teller. Apparently, I am all set to live a long life. Unfortunately, though my aura … Continue reading

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Stage IV. Rocky IV.

For today’s training, I’m looking to step up the intensity. For this, I have booked a plane ticket to Russia. I will spend a large portion of my time lifting farm implements, doing pull ups on the beams of an … Continue reading

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Meditation.

As famous competitive eater Lyle Lovett once said while contemplating the ingestion of his guitar: “If Ford is to Chevrolet What Dodge is to Chrysler What Corn Flakes are to Post Toasties What the clear blue sky is to the deep … Continue reading

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