On Music and Beer

May 11th, 2012 by Bloodshot

Last week, I took a beer vacation to the California coast (kind of like “Sideways,” but with less of the middle-aged male angst), to tour some of its breweries and to taste its local liquid bread. On our first day, we toured the gardens of Stone Brewing—a 15-year-old upstart now known as one of the US's most preeminent breweries,... Read more

Bloodshot saves the Leaning Tower of Pisa!

May 8th, 2012 by Bloodshot

On a recent field trip on behalf of BAT-PRO (Bloodshot Architectural Treasure Preservation and Restoration Organization), Bloodshot Rob was responding to rumors that the Leaning Tower of Pisa was NOT, in fact, named after Giuseppe Leaning, but was indeed leaning:

Leaping into action, he had his staff of hundreds... Read more

A Gustatory Voyage to and fro SXSW

April 16th, 2012 by Bloodshot

Every year this thing called the South by Southwest Festival happens in Austin TX.  It's a free-for-all of sleazy music industry hacks and ladder climbers, musicians by the freight car load chasing/living the dream, deadbeats cabbaging free energy drinks and designer vodkas at any one of a thousand corpo-life-style day parties, bloggers documenting every spontaneous utterance or chord instantly, sleep-deprived... Read more

BSHQ Fear Factor: Mystery Chinese Liquor Edition

February 13th, 2012 by Bloodshot

For many years our label manager was one Steven Dube. He left the music racket in order to pursue his dream of being in the US Foreign Service.  We assume he is doing good.

After cushy postings in Milan, Italy and Seoul South, Korea, Steve now finds himself in Chengdu, China. He recently sent the office a big box of... Read more

LOVE SUCKS! But, sometimes, it doesn't ...

February 1st, 2012 by Bloodshot

Love is in the air!  Or least in the aisles of the nearby Walgreens. They are jammed with animatronic heart shaped thingamajigs, cards that play "You are the Wind Beneath My Wings" when you open them, boxes and bags and crates of chocolates and lots of red.  And lace.  And five hour energy drinks.

It must mean it's Valentine’s season.... Read more


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