National Cereal Day 

It's National Cereal Day and I'll always think of my old colleague Patrick. He died tragically young at around the age of 24.  He had already overcome a brain tumor when I met him and its return is what ended his life. He was a font of sexual harassment and trivial knowledge. He didn't harass me sexually but he bombarded me with questions.

During our short association, he always gave me lists and wanted to know what would I choose. He was particularly obsessed with Cereal and asked if I ate my milk first or…

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Late Night Moblin Street 

Ever had night terrors? They are truly vivid psychotic episodes that occur between various stages of sleep and wakefulness.  Since I started meditation this year, mine has started to subside.  I've had some sleep disturbance my whole conscious life. Whether it was sleepwalking or talking, or sexual experiences with a succubus, they all put bags under my eyes.

When I used to live at 212 Juniper Drive, I'd leave the Sanyo Stereo set to WKQQ every night. I used to enjoy their block party weekends too. There…

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Diddley Daddy 

I've been reading a book called "sympathy for the drummer", It's an appreciation of the great Charlie Watts from the Rolling Stones. There is a section that talks about Bo Diddley and the role of Maracas in his music. The physical demands of playing in time with a set of Maracas etc. My old recording engineer, Rob Magallon, used to shit himself when I'd propose putting some on a 3 minute track. The book challenges you to try playing them for 45 minutes without having a heart attack.

So i tried this at home…

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Love is a concept 

John Lennon once sang "God is a concept by which we measure our pain."  I'd argue that Love is a concept by which many evaluate their success in life. Of course, it is the subject of 90 percent of all songs at least. I might be underestimating that. Since it's Valentine's Day, it got me thinking about albums that's concept seemed to be love, lust, and relationships. All are probably on Spotify or Youtube.

The Proclaimers "Let's Get Married"- A pretty honest look at domestic life from soup to nuts with…

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XFL 

i remembered to watch a little XFL yesterday. To be honest, I'm pretty burnt out on Football but Jenny Taft does the sideline interviews so there is that.  It's like Rebecca Lowe talking about premier league soccer. She could read the yellow pages and I'd pay attention!!

They have the washed out NFL coaches here too. They actually interview them while the game is going which seems kinda novel but also underscores that these games are no big deal if they have time to do that. Bowling was more exciting. 

Bryan Ferry Live at the Royal Albert Hall 1974 

I have a great nostalgic affection for the first two Bryan Ferry Solo albums. "These Foolish Things" and "Another Time, Another Place" are 99 percent covers and stand out because they are so un-Roxy despite utilizing the same drummer!! Bowie famously rushed "Pin Ups" into production and release to one-up "La Ferrai". I found "Another Time" used on import at Cut Corner back in the day and I owed "These Foolish Things" on vinyl and cassette and would listen to it at work in one of my many dingy SCS offices…

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Home Improvements 

I'm working on the basement at the House of Honeyman. I reckon with a college degree, Bio X4, and alternating binge watching the Scientology network, Hallmark, and HGTV I can pull it all together. If not, there's always playing with matches. 

Something inside of me 

I played this Fleetwood Mac Blues on my Gibson Acoustic this morning between coffee and piss breaks and it was perfect i tell you. The tapes should have been rollin' but that's how it goes eh?

Best Halftime Show Ever!! 

I really enjoyed last night's half-time show. It proves that with good diet, personal assistants, and make up and hair that we can all take it to the house into our autumn years. No one demeaned themselves or their genre of music like most past shows. Kansas City is in Missouri. the show me state. They fought hard and deserved the victory. I didn't see the Bloomberg ad but gleaned that we need to drink a lot of beer and better have life insurance with our trucks and tax software.

Barney Kroger Wept and Tony the Tiger is still a (corn)flake 

I went to the local Kroger's to get my fair share of Super Bowl Snacks. I was a loyal Kroger shopper for years. It was my first job. I knew where everything was..etc.  In the past few years, I took on the shop for what you need that week and shop fresh if you can.  Kind of the antithesis of the Kroger experience in my opinion.

Since my Browns aren't in the big game, I'm sticking to the frozen comfort foods. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen the creative dishes I've concocted to keep myself…

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Mar7

Jimmy Honeyman

Corydon Live!!

All-ages event at Corydon Live! As Brandt Prewitt would say "Can you play 12 string like Segovia? Can you play like Ace Frehley? Drop by and find out!!

Dec16

Jim Needler's Conspiracy and Guitar Pull #75 Holiday Rent Party

The Bard's Town, 1801 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky

I will be playing Jim Needler's Conspiracy and Guitar Pull #75 Holiday Rent Party Sunday, December 16th.  This is an early evening all ages show. I hope you will join me in supporting the other Jim and his monthly showcase for the less hip or connected singer-songwriters in 502. Playing with him in March was a catalyst for the return of the Honeyman to the boards!!  

Oct27

Mellow Matt's Mellowversary

Mellow Matt's Music and More, bowling green, KY

We will kick off the "Instrumental Garage" tour with a show celebrating Mellow Matt's Music and More 5 year anniversary.

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