Thursday, April 29, 2010

National BA Day

I had to fill in for someone at the station today despite a fifth straight night of 3-4 hours of sleep. I knew I wouldn't have the energy to blab too much on air, and had recently gotten the "Cage the Elephant" CD, so I decided that I'd go with a theme:

May I present to you, the new holiday of holidays:

National Bad Ass Day.

Today is dedicated not only to any and all true, always BAMFy people out there, but also the hard-core SOB that lies within each of us.* I decided to create a playlist of songs that one can get out, listen to, and put a little swagger in your hardass self for a day. So if you're interested, I linked the songs on the playlist that have that special "in-your-face, I'm going to kick your ass because I fucking feel like it" quality so you, my lovely (obviously BAMFy) readers, can give them an electronic spin.

*Some of us lie deeper than others.

The White Stripes - Icky Thump
Them Crooked Vultures - New Fang
Against Me - Thrash Unreal
The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You
The Asteroids Galaxy Tour - Around the Bend
The Clash - Rudie Can't Fail
Cage the Elephant - Ain't No Rest For The Wicked
The Heavy - How You Like Me Now?
BOAT - Lately (I've Been On My Back)
Modest Mouse - Dashboard
MGMT - Song for Dan Treacy
The Apples In Stereo - Dream About The Future
Johnny Cash - Ain't No Grave
Dr. Dog - Stranger


Unfortunately, most of my posts for the next 4-5 days are going to be either nonexistant or short and sweet. I have 2 papers to do for tomorrow, 2 meetings during the course of the day today, then a 10-12 page paper and a final to get ready for on Monday. All that on roughly a week of being sick and lack of sleep.

College is the best.



I was thinking about making this it's own separate post, but I decided to throw down my BAMFery right here.

17 pages
13.5 hours
$1.19 in printing fees
45 minute embarrassing nap in the middle of the library

2 mutha fuckin essays:

Now, off to get my well-deserved 3.5 hours of sleep. And good news for y'all coming soon.


The Illustrious D said...

-This is not the childhood pics post we were promised!


-He's right! It's totally not!

-What the eff?!


-I am Sparticus!

-I AM Sparticus!

-I am SparTIcus!

Now look what you did. Bad softy, causin' reader riots.

Sadako said...

I like BA Day. I'm adding it to the list of fictional holidays I plan to celebrate this year. I also want to make Ursine Appreciation Day a holiday, because really, who doesn't love bears?

soft nonsense said...
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soft nonsense said...

@D - I'd give you my mother's e-mail address so that you could pester her about giving me the pictures I'd need to create such a beast, but she's not a fan of super-long e-mails such as the one you would likely send ;)

@Sadako - Stephen Colbert, that's who.

Also: Epic fail on the previous two comments.

Amber said...

I really like that "Around the Bend" song. When I listen to it, I feel like I'm on an MTV reality show.

Good luck with your papers. I believe in you.

soft nonsense said...

My favorite part is probably when the guy apparently vomits pure light. Those Danes know how to BAMF it up.

Also aw, how sweet :)

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