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Gen X and Middle Aged

Posted on January 18, 2011 | By ImmatureOld | No Comments

Joe Barcello likes to think he's more handsome than the gentlemen is this picture!

I have hair in my ears. This shocks and appalls me. I also can’t touch my toes anymore and I have an arthritic thumb that can predict rainfall. How did this happen? I have the brain of a teenager but the body of well…my Dad. Actually I’m a little fatter than him now.

What kind of time warp was I in that I now find myself middle aged? Proper middle aged by the way. I’m 38. I find few things more annoying than a 64 year old Baby Boomer claiming to be “middle aged.” Really? Hey Pops do you plan on living to 128? I don’t so. I don’t care how much fish oil you take and what kind of erectile dysfunction medication you’re on. In my eyes you have one foot in the grave. Better make the best of your final 20 years (if you’re lucky). All I ask is that you embrace the fact that you want that Porsche to compensate for your baldness and not because of some stage of life you’re going through.

I guess in my mind I thought I’d be more evolved by now. Somehow more “grown up.” Sure I like some classical music and I can formulate an opinion on the corporate bailouts and the Social Security crisis. But I also still play video games and listen to old school rap. Does that make me interesting or conflicted? I’m not sure. For now I’ll just keep plucking ear hairs and playing Rock Band on the Wii with my kids.

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Joe Barcello is a self-employed city guy opts to quit his job, move to the country and stay home with the kids while his wife pays the bills.  Check out his own hysterical blog entitled Immature and Old.

Nighty night…

Posted on January 5, 2011 | By Christian | No Comments

Lullaby Renditions of Pink Floyd

Lullaby Renditions of Pink Floyd

If you’re like me you probably remember the good ole college days of drinking excessively and  listening to Pink Floyd.  Well now you can pass that on to your children! Well, maybe not the excessive drinking… but you get the point.

Check out Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Pink Floyd and you too can send your kids to the Dark Side of the Moon!

Free Prize Inside

Posted on December 28, 2010 | By Robert LaFrance | No Comments

Ahhh…. the good old days.

I don’t know what a “Dino Derrick” is but I sure want one… NOW!

Happy Festivus! Celebration for Everyone on December 23

Posted on December 19, 2010 | By Patty Pino | No Comments

Happy Festivus, You $#&$@ers!

I love it when television becomes our reality.  In my opinion, when it comes to injecting TV reality into pop culture, no other show can hold a holiday candle to Seinfeld.  Recently, an inmate in LA prison embraced the made-up holiday Festivus, from Seinfeld’s 1997 season, to enhance his dining experiences in the clink.  Good for him and Happy Festivus to the free and the less-than-free.  Air your grievances, everyone, because it is a holiday for the rest of us.

The Death of an Icon

Posted on October 22, 2010 | By Christian | No Comments

Sony Walkman Circa 1979It is with a heavy heart that I bring you this news.  Its official… Sony Corp has ended all sales of its Walkman cassette players.  In some ways its hard to believe that it took this long.  The Walkman was first launched in 1979 and sold about 220 Million units that year!  The device we all grew up with has gone the way of the Dodo.

Sadly this will likely be the death knell for the mix-tape as well.  And what am I going to do with my 80′s Metal cassettes??

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