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Johnnie Walker

I've never been good at filling these things out, but here it goes. I like long walks in cold mountain air, preferably with snow on the ground. I enjoy drinking fine soda by the crackling fire, and deep tissue massage. I hope to one day grow up an become and astronaut, so I can fly to Venus to see if that's really where women come from. If it's true, I'll bring one back for you, too. Unless it's a dude you want, and then you're out of luck...sorry. My favorite month is October, because Halloween is the best holiday ever! It allows me to openly proclaim my love and obsession with scary movies without being seen as some sort of lunatic. Okay, not too much of a lunatic. I'm a huge fan of rock and metal music, and you'll often hear me blasting the control room speakers into oblivion every night during my show. My engineer doesn't like me very much, since he has to fix them. Sorry, Mike.
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I Totally Want Microsoft HoloLens – This Looks Amazing [Video]

Hi, my name is Johnnie, and I'm an Apple person. I'm not ashamed of it. I used to be all about PC, but then I got an iMac, and my world changed. I don't hate PCs, I use them every day, but my gear of choice is an iPhone and a Mac.

But Microsoft has a product that I HAVE TO HAVE!

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Layne Staley Keeps Touring and Singing with a Broken Leg [Video]

Linkin Park's tour cancellation is not good news for Grand Rapids, since they've cancelled the rest of the tour through February 14th, and we won't get to see them here at the Van Andel. Their shows begin again in May.

But Chester injuring his leg, and forcing the cancellation of the shows reminded me of some shows I saw back in 1992, when Alice in Chains was opening for Ozzy on the No More Tours tour, and Layne was in a wheelchair!

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Amazon Japan is Selling a Giant Mech Suit of Awesomeness!

I love Amazon. I get everything from them. But now it seems like Amazon Japan is bigger and better than the piddly little American Amazon, because in Japan they're selling Mech Suits!

Yes, my friends, you can live out your anime dreams and buy a mech suit that you can "ride" or drive around, called the Kuratas!

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Guitar Playing Filmed from Inside a Guitar Looks Really Cool [Video]

While watching this video, I was surprised that this hasn't been done like this before. How come there aren't a million videos filmed from inside a guitar? The strings do some amazing things!

How cool would it be to watch a show from inside the guitar, and see the crowd cheering, or drinking at a bar, or whatever, from inside the soundhole of a guitar?

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What If Science Documentaries Didn’t Rely on Actual Science? [Video]

Sometimes, when I watch these crazy science documentaries, I have moments where I wonder if it's all B.S., or if it's all real science. I mean, not being in those fields, how would I even know if they were making it all up?

Unless, of course, they used the words this guy does in his "Marvels of the Science" episode.

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Alice in Chains Rocked NFC Championship Game — Even if We Didn’t See It [Video]

I was looking forward to watching the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.

It was not because I'm a huge fan of either team, but because Alice in Chains was scheduled to perform during the halftime show. Is that weird?

Unfortunately, when the halftime show came on, I was stuck watching the talking heads as they broke down the first half and hearing "Man in the Box" playing in the background.

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Pop Evil Sends Update from Studio in Seattle as Grand Rapids Band Works on New Music [Video]

Pop Evil have had an amazing few years, with their growing success, and the huge success of the Onyx album over the past couple of years. They wrapped up their touring behind the album a few weeks ago at The Intersection on December 20th, with a sold out show!

Now, the guys are already back at it, working on demos for their next album!

They've headed to Seattle for the work on this one, and they've sent us this special Grand Rapids update this week, covering what they've been doing.

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Get Ready for The Avengers: Age of Ultron with an Honest Look at the First Movie

I'm really excited for the second Avengers movie to come out this May. Even though I never read the comic books (don't hate), I love the comic book movies! Maybe BECAUSE I didn't read the comics, so I don't have to be a nitpicky, whiny, schlub on the internet about them.

Anyway...AGE OF ULTRON! Be excited!

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Alice in Chains Will Rock the NFC Championship Game This Sunday

If you thought there was no other reason to watch this Sunday's NFC Championship Game other than to see the Seahawks get destroyed by the Packers (hopefully)...think again!

Seattle is doing something nice for all us rockers this Sunday by having Alice in Chains perform during the halftime show! Some pop chick, Katherine McPhee, is going to mangle the National Anthem before the beginning of the game, so tune in late. Well, maybe tune in to look at her...she's pretty hot.

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Ladies – Here’s Why You Should Date a Guy with a Beard

I'm sorry...I'm dying looking at the picture above. I'm not even sure I can write this post, I'm laughing so hard. Why the hell would someone even THINK of doing this to a cat and taking a picture of it?
Anyway...let me compose myself, and try to get this out.

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Here’s How to Keep From Ever Getting the Cold Again [Video]

It's getting to be that time again, where everyone around you becomes a walking pustule of disease-spreading evil. Or, as most people call it, cold and flu season.

There are apparently ways to prevent getting sick, but the host of this video has failed at using them. This doesn't mean that his information is useless to us healthy people, though.

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British Food Sounds So Amazingly Good to Me – Am I Nuts?

I will admit that I'm what people have come to call and "Angliophile". I love the British so much, and women with the accent, it's not even reasonable. I almost left my girlfriend in LAX when I heard a girl in front of me ordering coffee in a British accent. I was totally in love, instantly. True story.

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