The Creation of Jim Morrison

From time to time, I like to answer questions from my fans. Feel free to email me at bloggymike@yahoo.com with your questions. Here's today's question: Dear Mikey, I happen to a big fan of the Doors and Jim Morrison, yet I really know nothing about Jim's early years or how he fell into the band.…

Misleading web addresses

My good friend Derek forwarded me an email that many of you might have already seen, but I thought was very much worth sharing. It seems that there are a handful of companies out there that have set up shop under a URL that might not give exactly the impression that the proprietor of the…

Air Conditioning

Many of you are aware of the heat wave enveloping the country. Yesterday it was up in the nineties here in Chicago. That's pretty hot. On Sunday I finally put my window A/C unit up in my bedroom. This was definitely much needed as I slept much better. The problem is, though, that I think…

Akismet Spam

So WordPress has this filter that catches spam from solicitors posting comments that are full of links to various pharmacutical websites, or porn websites, or insurance websites, or really any website that's selling anything. Some of these comments are just blatant, with a whole list of links to various places. But the fun spam comments…

Ricardo Montalban – Lima Bean Farmer?

Someone once asked me, "What's on your mind, Mikey? What are you thinking about?" More often than not, I'd answer with something like, "Nuthin'. Why? What are you thinking about?" But today, if someone were to ask me that question, I'd have a different answer for them. Today, that conversation would go something like this:…

Jessica Simpson and My Garden Hose

What's a guy to do when he really wants to blog about something but really has nothing to blog about? Before I get into that, I need to point out that I accidentally deleted my post from yesterday. I was talking about how Jessica Simpson would probably fall in love with me if we were…

They’rrrree grrrrrreeaaat!

Last night for dinner I ate Frosted Flakes. I didn't have a bowl of Frosted Flakes, mind you, I just ate them straight out of the box while watching a Seinfeld rerun. It was the episode where Kramer's first name is revealed and George thinks he's dating a bulimic model. But there I was, enjoying…

The Sound of Silence

I was wondering if it would be possible for me to go a whole day without speaking to a single person. I mean, not that I have any reason to attempt this, but how hard would that really be to do? I'm thinking it would be tough. Okay, it wouldn't be tough if I just…