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  • doin’ da dam thang (holland fiction)
  • Too Close For Comfort: A True Story
  • D. Daly – Beast: Bench Press Work-Owt
  • Out of Body Experience
  • Freshman 15, part. 2
  • in fromation
  • Your Cheating Girl…
  • The Bigger The Dick, The Bigger The Asshole:
    Pause… And Consider Why Nice Guys Finish Last
  • Single on Valentine’s Day (an oldie, but goodie)
  • Boryeong Mudfest 2009: The Mud Wrestler

2016 Election: I Saw It Coming

by d. daly on November 9, 2016

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I haven’t said a word about this general election because I don’t like to eat my own. Last night I observed the media as they watched in disbelief at what was happening. It was as if that was the first time that they actually took the time consider this outcome. And That is what played a major role in it. The mainstream media has been taunting this man (and his fiercely loyal base) for months, basically gloating in advance at his defeat, and in turn fueled the fire to his victory.

While I didn’t know the outcome of this election in advance for, there were three things that hinted towards Trump seizing the presidency and allowed me some time to prepare for the moment. I’ll list these three signs in order from the least to most telling.

The first giveaway that the Democrats had given the election away was when they elected Hillary as their candidate, despite the type of election this was. I would’ve loved to see the first woman president as much as the next guy or gal, but the reality of how bad she was as a candidate obviously did not become clear until last night.

The second most telling sign that Trump would win was Professor Allan Lichtman, who has successfully predicted every election since 1984. While he stated that this was the hardest election to predict, he had Trump as the winner based on his formula (this guy has it down). And while this should have been he most clear sign that Trump would win, there was one guy that I trust slightly more than this professor.

Which brings me to the most telling sign that basically cemented a Trump presidency before anyone could even see it coming was when Kanye West announced his run for president in 2020. Yeah, I said it! I At the very least, he knew that the Dems wouldn’t hold on to office and at best, he knew that Trump would lower the bar to hold the highest office in the land so low, that he would have a shot. As Kanye West has eloquently put it, “Kanye West is a genius!”

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Today Is The Greatest

by d. daly on June 15, 2015

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Happy new year! Yes, it is June and yes, it has been that long. Recently I was working late at the office doing something I should have done earlier that day and I came up with a saying. But before I go into what I told my self on that late and fate-filled work night, I would like to set the records straight that I do not have conversations with my self.  I don’t want my faithful readers to think that I’m that guy, you know, that does that. No, instead of talking to my self, I actually project another, better, version of myself upon the space that surrounds me and I try to forget that it’s not real and after a while it is (an if you’re still with me, I commend you).

But the thing that often happens is that I forget which one is me and which one is not and before you know it, it doesn’t even matter, even though it should. And once we both drop our guards and put aside the minor detail of who is real and who is not,  we eventually begin to have completely authentic conversations. And it is in these moments of solitude that I come up with the smartest and dumbest ideas, sayings, concepts and designs, while maintaining my residency in sanity.

Now back to the story I started to tell at the at the beginning of this thought. It was in that particular late night session that I came up with the saying “today is greater than one day” and by that I mean that it is always better to do something to day than to say you will do it one day. I think visually, so I thought of it, stylized as 2 day > 1 day, which later evolved into the design at the top of this post.

I immediately loved the concept and decided to put it to digital paper by way of Adobe Illustrator (I wish that was a sponsor plug). And about an hour or so later, I walked away from my work, convinced that I was satisfied with a version of the design you see above. I made some minor adjustments the following day to see if it made sense and it turned out that it needed some help, so I added the line at the bottom for clarification.

Now, the reason why I love the design is because it makes sense as a mathematical statement and as an verbal statement, when converting the numbers to words and disregarding the “over” symbols when reciting it out loud. So if you can do all of those things, then you can go ahead and get as much joy out of that little thing as I do.  I also played with a multiplication version of the design, but the division eventually won out. It looks a little something, well exactly, like this:

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And that simple saying has serve as a wonderful little creative laxative to move along some of the shit that has been building up inside of brain. Me writing this post is just one example of it’s effectiveness (even though I did procrastinate in posting it). But this does not mean that I am back to writing regularly, per se. Maybe if I can produce some fictional material, but I can’t keep sharing my deepest darkest secrets with the world, for free.

With that said, I’m open to any book deals if the price is right. Oh, you’ll get it all (in no particular order): Action, adventure, anal, babes, booties, boobies, crime, coming of age, coming on girls, danger, drugs, dark comedy, espionage, erotica, ecstasy, fetish, fantasy, fucking, girls, gangs, guns, haters, hookers, hoes, infidelity, infertility, incest, jokes, junkies, jizzing, kissing, kidnappings, kink, love, lust, lies, marriage, mistresses, murder mysteries, needles, nipple rings, none sense, orgasms, orgies, office romances, pleasure, pain, panty raids, quirks, queers, queefs, relationships, romantic comedy, reincarnation, suspense, sex, squirting, temptation, tension, tag teams, UTIs, ultrasounds, ultra-violence, vices, vaginas, women, whiskey, weddings, XXX, yachts, yoga, Y2K, Zima, zebras and, of course, zombies!

Publishers, make me an offer!

 

 

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Gun Tie: kinda like “gun shy,” but nothing like it

Have ever had experienced a series of events, however small, strung together in succession, in pretty close proximity to one another, and have them collectively combine to create a creepily coincidental moment that you just have to share, but don’t have anyone with you to share it with? No? Well, you simply must. But in […]

twenty fourteen

If you think last year went by faster than the previous, you’re right. I’ve come to the humble realization that, the older you get, the faster years go by. No studies have shown this statement to be true, but I know this information as fact. This knowledge does not come as a surprise, but it […]

What Do You Call A Post Inspired by Aziz Ansari and The Polar Express?

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Race Awakening

I’ve remained fairly quiet during the whole Trayvon Martin situation. I remember briefly showing public support last year by putting up a picture of myself in a hoodie as my Facebook profile pic. And that’s about as far as that went for me. Now, don’t get me wrong; I’m not stating these facts because they […]

Exogenesis

you’re the captain of your ship fueled up for take off your clothes no longer have value those that you’ve loved they’ll miss you when you’re gone you won’t be coming back only forward from this point forward interplanetary exploration outerspacial glazing gazing deep within in your soul is emptied and exposed waiting to be refilled […]

My Favorite Radiohead Songs By Album
(and how they became my fave band)

I’ve been a Radiohead fan since high school and it happened completely by accident. My brother had a mostly reggae/dancehall mix tape that I was listening to one night alone in my bedroom. I had my headphones plugged into my stereo player jammin’ away at the latest dancehall tunes, when out of nowhere and totally […]

In The Interest of Time:

I’ll Be Brief

The number of years between the ages of ten and twenty are equal to the number of years between twenty and thirty, only on paper. Of this, I am mostly certain. In the  interest of  time; it is neither simple nor compounding. While it is far more beneficial to the investor when it is in […]

Endings & Beginnings

I declared today a lazy day after work. And by “work” I mean my full-time day job. I usually work after “work” toiling away at the things that really move me. Sometimes I write, sometimes I design and sometimes it’s hours of research that get stretched much too long by the snares of one form […]