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Entries from January 2006

just when you though there was nothing good on television…

January 31st, 2006 by beans | Comments Off on just when you though there was nothing good on television…

just when you though there was nothing good on television…

the travel channel, home of the current WPT season, has agreed to air the new Professional Poker Tour (PPT). looks like both sides finally got over themselves and their pending litigation and agreed that they would both make an obscene amount of money if they set their minds to it.i’m actually not opposed to another […]


when at last the animals need feeding…

January 30th, 2006 by beans | 1 Comment

when at last the animals need feeding…

so if you have been reading this for the last year or so (that might apply only to my wife and mother…), then you might remember the “emo geek revelation” that i kept building up to and never revealed…. kind of like musical blue balls (sorry mom).well, now is that time…especially with my newly found […]


between jacks and a hard place…

January 27th, 2006 by beans | Comments Off on between jacks and a hard place…

between jacks and a hard place…

“that’s poker” was the mantra that accompanied my catastrophic demise at the weekly poker game and the phrase that every player, be it amateur or professional, has uttered or heard countless times when faced with the improbable “suck out”. however, i feel that my battle with this particular card in the deck is more than […]


hey lady, there’s a big fat whale in your boat…

January 26th, 2006 by beans | Comments Off on hey lady, there’s a big fat whale in your boat…

hey lady, there’s a big fat whale in your boat…

let’s go sailing hails from LA and produces a wonderfully dreamy, piano driven, space pop sound that soon finds you gazing wistfully out of the window of your downtown highrise wishing for a field to lie in and warm sunshine… sorry, carried away… anyway, i guess the best way to describe them is to let […]


i heard "chinese democracy" is coming out this year…

January 24th, 2006 by beans | 1 Comment

i heard "chinese democracy" is coming out this year…

and who knows, this time it might be true: Axl breaks his silence (Rolling Stone) right, and i’ll get famous from writing this blog…


my apologies…

January 21st, 2006 by beans | Comments Off on my apologies…

my apologies…

as was pointed out, the white octave song links in my previous post are only samples… sorry about that i didn’t realize that they were. deep elm has started doing that lately, which is disappointing (not that they don’t have every right to do that, just a personal disappointment).but you can now stream the entire […]


with the best intentions…

January 20th, 2006 by beans | 4 Comments

with the best intentions…

since i plan to be updating more often, i now have an RSS feed that any of you crazy aggregator types can subsribe to…. http://sotherewewere.blogspot.com/atom.xml it will also now be on my sidebar for future reference. any thoughts on whether or not i should drag myself kicking and screaming into the 21st century and join […]


oh the cards, damn the cards…

January 19th, 2006 by beans | Comments Off on oh the cards, damn the cards…

oh the cards, damn the cards…

i couldn’t catch a decent hand to save my life last night, and if i did i couldn’t get any action on it…just terrible. i made it to the final table but that was just barely by the skin of my teeth. the hand that did me in was the best i had seen all […]


i have been gone for oh so long…

January 18th, 2006 by beans | Comments Off on i have been gone for oh so long…

i have been gone for oh so long…

but i have listened to a lot of music and played some poker. i didn’t get rich while i was gone because you have to spend money to make money, blah, blah, etc… however, i did fairly well…placing second behind a good friend in the weekly poker game hosted by WCP . i will also […]