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Jeremy R. Gilby

January 11, 2015

Jeremy’s Test Bar :: Grumpy Pirate Rum Punch

Filed under: IFJ @ 11:17:23 PM Tags: ,
From the "There-isn't-anything-wrong-with-the-idea-of-Emergency-Booze" Department

So once again, it was the Nameless County Not so County, I don’t know what County Employee’s Birthday. And her housemate “Bear” reached out to me to make a Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com-style punch for the occasion. (Knowing that Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com means very adult.)

You may remember a previous Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com-Test-Bar concoction for a previous birthday party: The Not-so-innocent-Blonde-Punch.
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January 1, 2015

MMXV

Filed under: Mindless Banter,Pontifications @ 4:39:39 PM
From the "Miles-to-go-Before-we-Sleep" Department

Happy New Year

Happy 2015.
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December 31, 2014

MMXIV

Filed under: Mindless Banter @ 11:59:46 PM
From the "2014-is-a-good-year-to-look-back-on" Department

Given this is the last moment of 2014, so I should probably post something about it.
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October 12, 2014

Jeremy’s Test Bar :: The Zombie

Filed under: Local,Mindless Banter,TV @ 9:35:43 PM Tags: ,
From the "If-the-Zombie-Apocalypse-comes, I'm-Joining-the-Zombies, Just-F-Y-I" Department

I have recently become a semi-fan of The Walking Dead and to celebrate the Season 5 Premier, the Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com Vicinity delved into the cocktail of the “Zombie“.

I had attempted to make this tasty-adult-beverage before, and to put a lesser word, disgusted it.

So, in an attempt to survive all Mayan Zombie Apocalypse(s) everywhere, Jeremy’s Test Bar went into action!
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September 20, 2014

The NFL is getting Spanked

Filed under: Football,Rants @ 10:57:59 PM
From the "Painful-to-Watch" Department

There, I said it.

It is hard to watch any NFL game these days when the headlines behind a very well crafted game is Ray Peterson Spanking Domestic Violence with Roger Goodell looking on.

I was amused by this tweet last week:


I have talked with several of my co-working Dallas Cowboys NFL fans and we have come to the same conclusion. The NFL isn’t fun this year.
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September 1, 2014

The BOOM FIREWORKS Red Punch

Filed under: Mindless Banter,Personal @ 5:08:37 PM Tags: ,
From the "Just-Don't-Name-it-after-Tony-Stewart" Department

You may remember, several years ago, I was tasked with producing a punch for The Nameless County Employee’s birthday/Faux-Prom night.

Anyways, the Usual Suspects approached me again for another Punch undertaking for “Nascar”‘s Birthday.

It was a pool party, so I knew I wanted something more than just Rum and Fruit Juice (though there is nothing wrong with that). So I want the wine/champagne route.

I found the following Recipe online, and adapted it enough to call it my own:
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August 31, 2014

The Masses are Asses

Filed under: Mindless Banter,Pontifications @ 12:11:18 AM
From the "I've-said-it-before [Probably] I'll-say-it-again, Democracy-simply-doesn't-work" Department

Back in the far away decade that was the 1990s, The-Editors-of-Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com sat in what was a high school Political Science class.

Granted, most High School Level PolySci classes are very template/current-event-based, but this was a fun exercise for the young Editors-of-Jeremy-Gilby-dot-com; as every week the teacher, Mr. Sabatino (a.k.a. the father of the drummer of “The Dead Milkmen”) [Yeah, I knew his mother too!] presented a worldview question and divided the classroom into groups for a half-hour debate.

Now, I was a hard-core-young-Republican at the time. And my Senior Year High School peers were not so politically minded at the time. So I enjoyed the task of taking the minority position in many of these weekly debates. I often found myself arguing things that I did not personally believe with, but the exercise was interesting and it influenced many of my debate skills.

Anyways, one week the question was presented: If you were instituting a new government for a savage people what would you choose?
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