Coffee, Bacon and Craft Beer

May 25th, 2016

I’ve noticed a trend in social media. When a person wants to write something, but has nothing to say, he or she turns to coffee, bacon or craft beer.

The subject of coffee is usually limited to just how coffee is important to the writers sanity with phrase’s like, “don’t talk to me before I have my morning coffee or I will kill you!” Of course, it is done is a more joking way, but that bottom like is, that what they are saying. And, sadly, it is usually done in the form of a meem, so I can only conclude that coffee drinkers have no imagination or creativity.

Same thing can be said for posts that deal with bacon, except that bacon people will also post the meals that they are eating. I don’t think I’ve ever wanted to look at someone else’s meal – EVER! But still, posting a meal picture, especially if you want the world to know how much you love bacon – because that means…something, is something people do if they have nothing to say.

You know if you have nothing to say….

But craft beers are different. Telling the world that you are constantly buying and drinking unusual brews seems to be the cool thing to so these days. I have my doubts that as many people really enjoy all these beers as much as they think they do. I could be wrong.

I am a craft beer guy and for a while I was always picking out a beer with a funny, strange name, one that I never tried before and why not? If I bring it to a party, it would give me something to talk about, and put me up on a pedestal, above all those poor souls that drink those domestic lager beers. “What, you drink bud? Ha, I’ve got this Propeller IPA from Nova Scotia, Canada.” And then you talk about the Aroma, hopes and malts in a way that you are sure to impress you friends, pretty much repeating the clichéd expressions that you heard, or read, somewhere before.

I know, I was one of those people. Can do it anymore. Not too long again I bought a unusual, local craft IPA and paid over $15 for a six pack . . . and it wasn’t all that good. I could buy Sam Adams Rebel IPA for about a half that and enjoy it a lot more.

Anyway, I’ve rambled off subject.

Look, I enjoy coffee, bacon and craft beer but as far as a subject for social media, it is worn out, tiresome, and the subject or a post when you don’t have any of real importance to say but feel the need to say something.

Finding Bigfoot for 9 Years

March 8th, 2016

I just saw a article that said the show Finding Bigfoot has been on for 9 years. These four souls have been wondering around in the forest, looking for a 8 foot tall beast and they can’t find it. Hey dudes, you are not looking for a spider or a rate, you are looking for a large harry beast. If you can’t find it by now, GIVE IT UP! Seriously dudes, Hey, why don’t you try to get a girlfriend or somethings. OK, I have to admit that I don’t know anything about this show, or these guys, so maybe they are happily married.

It just seems that after 9 years, well, you know. Could it be, just maybe, that there is no Bigfoot? Just saying.

To these four dudes, I say good lick. I have extreme doubts that there is no beast hiding in the woods called Bigfoot, but I hope if it is out there, you guys find it. Fame will be yours.

Ed Wood Enjoys a Cup of Coffee

November 8th, 2015

PLaying around in Photoshop! Want to hear my take on the Ed Wood story? Listen to Episodes 60 and 61 on the Coffee With Jeff podcast. Just click that little icon over on the right.

What’s Happening in October

October 8th, 2015

A little update as to what is going on. Over in the video area (look to the right), I posted my 18th Vlog. In this episode I talk about people who bitch about winter. Argggg, how I hate that!

My podcast is still going strong, and you can find that is the podcast area. What? You are not listening to my weekly podcast? What have you been missing?

  • #57: The Early Days of Mae West October 4, 2015
  • #56: The Great Moon Hoax of 1835 September 26, 2015
  • #55: Television Game Show Scandals Part 2 September 20, 2015
  • #54: Television Game Show Scandals Part 1 September 13, 2015
  • #53: The Philadelphia Experiment September 6, 2015
  • #52: The Story of the Women’s Air Force Service Pilots August 30, 2015
  • #51: The Baron of Arizona August 22, 2015
  • #50: On the Origin of the Piltdown Man August 16, 2015
  • #49: The Strange Tale of Gene Tierney August 9, 2015
  • #48: 17th Century European Coffeehouses August 2, 2015
  • #47: The Dixie Square Mall July 26, 2015

You can see I talk about a wide range of subjects. And I am always looking for more things to talk about.

My new series of short zombie videos, called Ed and Rebecca, is coming together. I hope to have something to show soon. If you are in Elgin on October 24th for the Nightmare on Chicago Street Halloween celebration, feel free to stop by my little theater. We will be showing Zombie Grandma and other videos. We were hoping to have something new to show this year but things just didn’t work out.

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September 13th, 2015

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May 24th, 2015

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March 22nd, 2015

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Coffee with Jeff Monday Update

February 2nd, 2015

Released both a weekly podcast audio podcast and another episode of the video show. Both went over real well.

On the podcast, I talk about the Straw Hat Riots of 122, that took place in New York City,

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