I had the misfortune to be in Daytona last weekend while the Daytona 500 Nascar thingy was going on. Wow, what an eyeopener – its no wonder Bush got back in with all these fuckwits running around, and I’m sure that what I saw was just a cross section of what lies between the 2 coasts. It was like a weekend-long episode of the Dukes Of Hazzard (without Daisy to take my mind off the Klan meeting in my midst.)
For those who have been following my sorry tale of immigration to the USA over the past couple of years, it thankfully came to an end today with my permanent residence application approved. Green card will be in my mitt in around 2-6 weeks. The nightmare endth here, thank Christ. And it was a fucking nightmare from top to bottom.
February has been a pretty shitty month… Jay Dee and the Big L and Big Pun anniversaries, and now the sad death yesterday of UK soul soul star Lynden David Hall, who has died after a two year battle with the rare cancer Hodgkins Lymphoma.
I toyed with doing a blow-by-blow (nh) account of the 2006 Grammy Awards, but couldn’t be arsed, partly because I’m a lazy shite, and partly because there’ll be 5487654876 other sites doing the same, probably better than I could have done it. I did record it however, and as I watched it I resolved to comment on a few incidents that caught my eye…