Author Archives: Brian Hardy

Your Weekend Plans?

I don’t know what you’re thinking of doing this Saturday night, but cancel it. Come with me to Athens for an evening of dancetastic soultacular groovin’ and shakin’ with my main man Topher and friends. From the Flagpole: DJ EPIC, DJ ROUX & DJ MAHOGANY (40 Watt) Tonight’s multi-tiered dance party offers a variety of […]

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Bankrupt on Selling

This has been a big week for ol’ Al and his economy. It all started last Saturday when I showed my Acura to two different interested parties. The first left and promised to call back later. The second, somewhat to my surprise, offered me my asking price on the spot with no haggling. Obviously I […]

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“An Inconvenient Truth” Opens in Atlanta

Today is opening day for Al Gore’s new film "An Inconvenient Truth" in Atlanta, at the Tara. I have a ticket for the 10 o’clock show, as do some other cool people I know. It should be fun. You should get a ticket too! In related news, the film has been grossing more per-screen than […]

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Delicious Guacamole

Over the past few weeks, I have made the following recipe no less than 4 times, which is definitely a lot for me. It is very simple and always gets consumed quickly. 2 ripe avocadoes, peeled and diced, one pit reserved 4-5 cloves garlic, minced 1-2 jalapeño peppers, minced 1 tomato, diced 1 handful cilantro, […]

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Music in Fits and Starts

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of hauling some gear and vinyl to Athens for a jam session with my main man Topher (or Roux, as you may have seen him billed). We spent a large share of our time working on a funky soul mix, taking the opportunity to exercise a lot of […]

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A Word of Warning

Dear reader, If you value your hair at all, do not use CVS Vitamin Shampoo Truly Clean™! I made the mistake of thinking it would be similar to the Target brand (which is itself similar to the Pantene brand). I could not have been more wrong. It would have at least been prudent to smell […]

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Lenny’s may never be the same again

Last night at Atlanta’s favorite dive bar/venue/discotheque, Lenny’s, I guested with the Factory Aire boys of Trashed fame. It was officially my second gig there, in celebration of the lovely and talented Rachael’s birthday, and I believe things went very well. Despite the fact that the Factory Aire gentlemen’s skills are well advanced in comparison […]

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Record Explosion

As foretold, last night was the first round of the Great Record Transfer of 2006. You can see the results here. There are about 45 full crates from the initial load, with about 20 more to be transferred tonight. Record Explosion Part I (center) The amount transferred so far was enough to fill Cody’s truck, […]

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I’d like to welcome y’all to the fabulous Carolina West

This is the beginning of great things; be sure of that. Tomorrow I take delivery of a collection of about five thousand records. I’m adding those to my own collection, which numbers about 1500 at this point, by estimation. 2006 is the year, people.

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