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fast food is generally a no no but i’m lying if i say this ain’t bad for my waistline

fast food is generally a no no but i’m lying if i say this ain’t bad for my waistline

look – here’s the deal. i don’t work out like i should. i know it, my parents know it, most people i see know it. but here’s the thing – shitty metabolism aside, i don’t eat like a complete asshole. we’re all human here, trying to cut out heavy weekday boozing, usually hit a salad a day, maybe hit the old t-bell once a month to treat my baser tendencies, it’s not perfect by any stretch but look some chicks are still watching scrubs so whatever stop pointing fingers.

but this? this shit right here? this is the fast food equivalent of that pink punch at your buddys brothers frat you had one time that probably definitely had some kind of xanax in it. i can’t see a logical conclusion to buying one of these that doesn’t end in buying three more before passing out on top of the trash can and having the manager call you an uber home before slipping into the first wet dream you’ve had in like 10 years just muttering “chicken” over and over before coming to at 4 am and meekly taking a shower.

say what you will about sriracha being a hipster, elitist sauce. it is in many respects and i’ll vouch to the cows come home about franks red hot or some nice cholula being the anytime go to. that’s all true, because the fact of the matter is sriracha, when used too loosely – is overpowering and straight ruins a meal. but softened by a mayo base and between 8000 calorie wendys buns? perfection. oh, right, fried chicken – yeah everyone hates that shit.

tbell is in the backseat until i eat enough of these things to gag at the thought of eating one of these for six months.

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today in chance the rapper is a superhero

today in chance the rapper is a superhero

few days late on this buuuuut hey yo fuck this popularity of an awards show that intentionally sodomized music and sanity in general by giving macklemore that fucking award in 2013.

 

that said – they smartened up. GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT, MAN. Seven. Seeeveeeeeennn.

 

 

 

CUE IT !

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great stuff outta albany here

great stuff outta albany here

Below is a letter from the University at Albany lacrosse coach, Scott Marr – regarding his relationship with the current conflict at Standing Rock.

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Dear Lacrosse Community,

As I walked today, I reflected on our game of lacrosse, worrying that the larger the game gets the further we get from the knowledge and understanding of its Native American origins. The game of lacrosse is a gift from the Creator of the Americans native to this country, which fortunately has been shared with us to play, coach and watch. Coaches I know across all levels, including myself, make attempts to translate this history, along with our profound respect for the game to our players, parents and fans. My recent trip to the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota with Onondaga natives, Lyle Thompson; his wife, Amanda; their three young daughters; and Bill O’Brien provided me with the unique experience of participating in the game as it was intended — as a medicine game, played for healing and peace — which I hope will improve my own translation. However, at this time just improving that translation is not enough. Action is needed.

As we move past Thanksgiving and prepare for our upcoming winter holidays and spring lacrosse seasons, these people are energetically preparing for winter, continuing to fight and possibly die for the basic rights of safety for their people and the sovereignty of their land and culture. I continue my own personal activism by appealing to each of you, as members of an ever growing lacrosse community to work to enlighten yourself to the plights of the Native American peoples, particularly those of the Standing Rock nation by reading information available in major newpapers, on standwithstandingrock.net, and Twitter (#NoDAPL, #Standingwith Standing Rock, #WaterIsLife). I am in hopes that your enlightenment will result in your vocal support for the human rights of Native Americans and our environment, and that our lacrosse communities will band together in meaningful and hopefully, creative forms of action. An old Native American saying recognizes, “When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money.”

I feel strongly that in order to continue to play, coach, ref and enjoy the game of lacrosse with respect for its origins we need a call to action. Use social media to get the message out to as many people as possible. Call your congressmen, or even call the White House (202) 456-1111 to leave a message in support of stopping the pipeline. Finally, I urge you all to visit the standwithstandingrock.net site and sign the petition to stop the pipeline permanently in a sign of lacrosse community solidarity. Our unified voices will make a difference.

 

Scott C. Marr
Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach
University at Albany

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Let’s start with the obvious – no one gives a shit about lacrosse, but that’s not the point, and that’s coming from a dude who played the sport for going on ten years. In any event – this is awesome stuff given the circumstances. To summate – Marr has been the coach and Ualb for a good while and they’re currently in their best stretch ever as a program. That stretch came in no small part with the help of the Thompsons (brothers and cousins) at different times been ’09 and ’14 – I think, I’m kinda drunk writing this from Norway but you get the point. Anyway all the Thompsons are native Americans and a lot of the extended family played for Syracuse in the past but two of the Albany dudes might be the best lacrosse players, like ever – and natives see lacrosse as a religious entity, essentially.

 

I’ll attest to Marr being a flat out good dude. Known him since I was a kid and I’m not bullshitting in the slightest in saying you remember his tone and attention even in passing conversation. Just a guy who’s in the business of people, teaching, whatever you want to call it – for the right reasons.

 

So while this is unsurprising – it’s dually awesome that he went to Standing Rock and is plugging the lacrosse community to do the same, or show support in some fashion. Say what you will about the abortion of an election we just sat through – the holidays are approaching and it’s easy to forget getting fat in your moms house that there are people literally fighting for survival at the hands of a state government in the name of oil. It’s a worthy cause to get involved with – check it out.

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today in chance the rapper is a superhero

today in chance the rapper is a superhero

 

regardless of what you think our president elect will bring over the next for years – i think we can all agree the entertainment value of the white house, left leaning artist wise – is going to take a significant hit during his time in office. and here you have chicago dudes being chicago dudes, hat an all.

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boston bernie

boston bernie

wbur.org – In Boston on Sunday night, former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders asked Democrats to pay close attention to the lessons of the election, arguing that the party needs to have a reckoning about why it lost.

“The working class of this country is being decimated — that’s why Donald Trump won,” Sanders said. “And what we need now are candidates who stand with those working people, who understand that real median family income has gone down.”

He added:

“Here is my point — and this is where there is going to be a division within the Democratic Party. It is not good enough for somebody to say, ‘I’m a woman, vote for me.’ No, that’s not good enough. What we need is a woman who has the guts to stand up to Wall Street, to the insurance companies, to the drug companies, to the fossil fuel industry.

In other words, one of the struggles that you’re going to be seeing in the Democratic Party is whether we go beyond identity politics. I think it’s a step forward in America if you have an African-American CEO of some major corporation. But you know what, if that guy is going to be shipping jobs out of this country, and exploiting his workers, it doesn’t mean a whole hell of a lot whether he’s black or white or Latino.”

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Here we have a brazen if not masked admission of the upheaval the Democratic party is now in. Hillary lost the election, yes, and a large part of that, like for sure – had to do with her being a woman. Absolute banannaland to me that so many white women voted for Trump after the Billy Bush tape and the fallout. In any event – that’s the past, and here Bernie makes a point noted by many a Trump supporter over the past ten months that the Democratic party was largely too arrogant to take into account. That Hillary was a pretty bad candidate given the political landscape and that the slogan “I’m with Her” proved to be interpreted as a cop out to her most likely unstable and obviously chauvinistic and creepy adversary.

This should not be a revolutionary statement, but unfortunately it’s where one has to start after being plotted against by his own party – we’re talking about a guy who gives a shit. Sure socialism is insane, college will never be free in this country, but I mean, fuck – this is essentially a ’80’s era democrat undressing  HRC’s fatal flaws in less than a paragraph. Trump may be a cocksucker but holy moly does this show how poorly the media handled him.

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something besides the election to warm your ears this holiday season

something besides the election to warm your ears this holiday season

BBC NEWS – Pope Francis has declared that priests have the permanent right from now on to forgive abortions.

His remarks come at the end of the Catholic Church’s jubilee year during which he had temporarily granted priests this power.

In an Apostolic letter the pontiff also restated that abortion was a “grave sin” which ended “innocent life”.

Catholics who have or perform an abortion can be immediately excommunicated from the Church.

A Vatican spokesman confirmed that “there is no type of laxness here” regarding the Church’s position on the morality of abortion, but that the power given to priests meant God’s mercy could cover all sin.

“There is no sin that God’s mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart seeking to be reconciled [with God],” Pope Francis wrote in his letter.

“Mercy cannot become a mere parenthesis in the life of the church; it constitutes her very existence.

“May every priest, therefore, be a guide, support and comfort to penitents on this journey of special reconciliation.

Previously only bishops or special confessors could hear confessions for abortions and lift excommunication.

Priests in Britain and the US were already able to hear and forgive abortion confessions but in most of the world they did not have this authority.

Experts say that although the declaration may not have a practical impact, it is a shift in the Church’s traditional approach to abortion.

Father James Bretzke, a professor of moral theology at Boston College in the US said: “I think it’s very significant in the context of Pope Francis’ theme of his pontificate, which is going to go down as the pontificate of mercy.

“He sees mercy as absolutely the key.”

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haha. lol. much like the majority of catholic doctrine – this doesn’t say a fuck of a lot. Church, mass, sermons to boot – amounting to mainly to a less smelly DMV trip with clean if not unsatisfying refreshments and better hygeine on the part of the gate keepers. Anyway – between election talk and our president elect’s, men surrounding him, views on a woman’s right – this tidbit from a (so far as I’m paying attention which is literally not at all) pretty progressive pope is sure to rile the feathers of a couple older folks in your family who’ve begun to confuse their facebook feed for Brian Williams’ formerly legitimate news.

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this week in kanye west is obviously insane

this week in kanye west is obviously insane

Blogged this on Saturday. Kanye proceeded to go on another rant that night in Sacramento. It was long, I think he yelled at Beyonce, he talked about the radio a bunch, and then left the show three songs in or something. Then yesterday he announced he was cancelling the rest of his tour – forgoing an estimated $30m. And last night TMZ reported he’d been hospitalized in LA. Kneejerk reactions here.

Save the amenities that come with the wealth – he’s gotta fucking hate being rich by this point. If that robbery was even halfway real, then there’s no shot this guy has a perception of reality anymore. No wonder I liked Yeezus so much – probably a cry for help at this point.

I’d assume this is modern equivalent to guys OD’ing on heroin? I mean with how much he’s mentioned xanax over the past few years he’s gotta be dabbling in some stronger opioids – he was always crazy but that shit is no joke for the mental efficiency, don’t care how post modern warhol you are.

To that point – how flabbergasted is Kim that she’s managed to marry someone more unstable than anything else surrounding her family? Because that’s the fucking facts.

Finally – I get a lot of shit for being a big fan of this dude which is has never made a lot of sense to me. Have always been even keel that he’s a total fucking narcissist and that if you go to musicians or people generally famous for entertainment for advice on real world issues you are probably kind of a fucking dumbass (that’s obviously in contrast to my chance stuff but we’re talking about a very different era of people here) – anyway, this is further proof that you’ve gotta separate the art from the person – because rich or not most people fucking blow.

And in all seriousness this dude has clearly been so stuffed up kardashian stress relaxing oxy enemas for the past six years I doubt he can read with a blue somewhere near his body. The mental health in this country is absolutely fucking ravaged right now and the ultra whatever are clearly no exception – sad stuff. Anyway idk how Kim’s gonna get even more money out of this but I’m sure she already has. Unfuckingbelievable.

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