Tossing Salt Presents:
A Day Of Dougie: Rapid Fire Edition
Suicide Squad, Vaccine ID, Ron Jeremy & More
August 8, 2021
As I write this, I’m listening to Jim Cornette talk about and pay tribute to one of the greatest wrestlers of all time, Bobby Eaton. It’s a great listen and the allergies are acting up pretty badly this morning. Rest in peace, Beautiful Bobby. You are missed.
As for the here and now, it’s time for a Day of Dougie and it’s another rapid-fire edition. I just added another sixty or so topics to the infamous Magic Bag and we’re going to pull out a topic, comment, repeat, wash, rinse, repeat, etc. It’s Sunday morning and this is a very special Day of Dougie. Let’s do this.
Happy Birthday to my sister-in-law/daughter-in-law – either description fits, she’s a helluva fantastic lady. An excellent partner for my bro-son, an amazing mother, and just incredibly cool as well. Happy Birthday, A-Mak. You are de’ bomb. ‘Nuff said!
And now, on with the show.
Drink Like A Lady: I guess this is where you act all classy, with the pinky in the air, sipping from a cup rather than turning up the bottle and chugging, the man method of putting away a drink or ten. Where this topic came from, I have absolutely no idea.
Remodel: Watch HGTV and get some ideas. That wall needs to come out, we need a new floor, replace that window, and install a new toilet. I love shows that do the whole remodeling thing. I want to just gut this house and totally re-do everything.
Vaccine ID: If you don’t get the vaccine and have an ID to show that you’re compliant with the government, you’re not allowed in shows, stores, restaurants, or other facilities. It’s all the start of the end and this government ID that some are trying to force upon the masses, take the shot, or be shunned and boycotted, is the equivalent of the mark of the beast. I refuse to take that mark or get the shot. No forced shots or ID for me. Fuck the government, the fake doctors, the “science”, and all the above.
Bull Run: I think this was a famous battle where the American government slaughtered Indians and took their land, all for their own good of course. Maybe it was something else, but that’s what comes to mind. Fuck the government.
Suicide Squad: The movie came out yesterday and is in theatres everywhere. I want to see this one. The original movie sucked, but the comics were awesome. The whole concept, using criminals and bad-asses to do the government’s dirty work, was a great idea and for the comics, it worked so damn well. As for the movies, the second one is their second chance. I think it’s going to be a good one.
The Queen’s Yorkie: It was part of a dream that I still remember vividly even many years after the fact. “My God, you killed the Queen’s Yorkie!”. You need to have been there, but it still cracks me up.
Too Much Time On My Hands: A great song by Styx. Also, a problem that I would love to have since my usual problem is no time, no time. I feel like a rabbit in Wonderland.
Universal Remote: A remote control that claims to work on the universe, but actually only works on the TV, VCR, and DVD player. A totally misleading name.
Ron Jeremy: A legend from the world of hardcore XXX porn infamous for being hairy, a total freak, and having a very long schlong. He got fat and kind of bloated later in life, but the man is a true legend. He’s also currently in jail awaiting trial for alleged rape charges. That baffles me because Ron Jeremy, being who he is, would not have to rape anyone to get laid. He’s freakin’ Ron Jeremy. Something isn’t right here.
Mixed Nuts: A great Christmas movie starring Steve Martin, a very young Adam Sandler, and a few others. It’s an odd movie, but a damn good one as well. I liked it anyhow.
Cool It Now: A great song by the New Edition as well as great advice when things are getting a little wild. Things are crazy so just cool it now.
Village People & YMCA: When you think of the seventies and the Disco era, this is one of the names that immediately come to mind. This unique group of guys had a distinct style, great sounds, and actually were more fitting for a Broadway stage than a musical festival or rock concert. They were damn good and the song, YMCA, it’s a true classic in every sense of the word. I don’t know if the YMCA people were happy about the connection being made between the song and their organization, but I liked it and still do.
Hairspray: A great musical that was made into two great movies and also a product that was great for giving the girls big hair back in the eighties when that was a thing.
New Day: According to the WWE, this threesome of Kofi Kingston, Big E, and Xavier Woods is the greatest tag team in WWE history. I tend to disagree. They are good wrestlers and good comedy, but so far as being the greatest tag team of all time, I don’t think so. Not even close.
Flappers: A name used for dancers back in the golden age of the ’30s and ’40s, when women were women, men were gangsters, and alcohol was illegal. What a time to be alive. I wasn’t of course, but it would be cool to go back if it was possible and check the scene out.
Hesitation: That brief moment when you’re ready to do something and then stop, thinking to yourself should I really do this, and then say what the hell and go for it anyways. It’s the self-warning moment before the shit hits the fan.
Barber Shop: It’s where you go when you need a haircut. It’s where I need to go sometime soon. I’m starting to look shaggy and I’m not talking about Scooby Doo’s human partner. I need a damn haircut.
And there you go. I think we’ll end this here. I need to go fold some clothes so I’ll have something to wear to work tomorrow. It’s a truck day. Yay! My thanks for reading. Comments, thoughts, and any questions are welcome and appreciated. Until the next time, take care of yourself. Stay safe and I’ll see you on the flip side.