Well hey to everybody out there. Middle of the week post here and I'll ramble on about anything and everything. I can't think of anything majorly exciting that has went down the last few days, but never fear, I'll think of something.
With a wrestling tie-in, my boy Fortney and his wife (although I say they've always been married since they've been together forever) are putting together a Halloween party this Saturday. Rumor has it that Jimmy Mills is being the one and only Ric Flair. Why didn't I think of that? Genius, as I can't wait to see how he pulls this one off. I have one up my sleeve too that I think will be a hit, but I won't reveal anything on that yet. Should be interesting.
This Sunday night, #basketball is ready for the biggest online fantasy draft of the year. Yep, that's right. At 6:00 EST, it's the 2005 A#BA Fantasy Basketball Draft! 20 guys in this league and it's the most competitive league that I play in outside of the EDDFL. We all keep 5 players each offseason. I'm rolling with my boy Antoine Walker, Dwyane (yes, Dwyane) Wade, Mike Bibby, Corey Spaghetti Maggette, and the kid sensation Josh Smith. I predict that Maggette is hurt in 2 weeks time once the regular season gets here. I hope I'm wrong. Barring that, I really like my keepers, so we'll see how the draft goes. I'm picking 9th to start things off, so I should have a quality selection. Youth movement!
Speaking of the EDDFL, we're a little over a week away! This may very well be my favorite day of the entire year. Too close to call between that and the NBA Draft. Anyways, our draft is Saturday, October 29th at the hallowed grounds of the USA Steak Buffet in Fairmont starting at 5:00. Weird time, weird day, and weird draft setting, but we're up to try new things. I have the draft board ordered, have my rankings ready to go for the most part, and should have a nice turnout. We have 11 in for sure. Last year we ran with 13, but one got the boot. The pimp slap if you will. We're waiting on word from Balky to see if we have 12. Either way, this league and the NBA itself is what I live for.
Real World this week wasn't too bad. Courtesy of my boy The_Freak, he says there are 5 weeks left. It always seems like the last episode is right around the corner, but we do have more. This season isn't that good, but I didn't mind this episode for some reason. Weird stuff with Rachel and her man, or ex-man. He comes all the way from New York to hang with her, only for her to tell her that she just wants to be buddies. Uh.. Then before he got there, she promised him all of this sex and he didn't get any. Kind of dirty there. Why say it then? At least be honest with the dude, he seemed like a nice guy, who knows. The same guy puts money away each month as he's saving to buy her an engagement ring. Guess that won't be happening anytime soon. Then we have Danny wanting to sue the kid who beat him down outside of the bar early in the season. They found the kid and pressed charges. Dude could face between 5-20 years in jail or $500,000 in fines. He shouldn't get anything big, but who knows. I think they were both in the wrong. If Danny would've beat down that guy, he would've been bragging about it and it would've been another story. He needs CT to pay him a visit to show him how to "WUUURRRKK" someone over. I think he should have to pay something maybe, but jail time?
RAW was an interesting show this week, but not a good one I didn't think. Not many matches to speak of as there was a lot of talking this time around. We did have three Taboo Tuesday Qualifying Matches though in that the winners of those would go into a fan vote to see which one would face Angle and Cena in a 3-Way Dance (ECW style) for the WWE Title. First, we had Big Show take out Edge. JBL's screen appeared, distracting Edge, and Show got the win. Then we had a nice one with HBK and Carlito. HBK wins with a nice looking Sweet Chin Music through a chair move. Mickie James, yum.
Ric Flair deserves his own paragraph for what he did this week. Not only did he come out and cut one of his classic interviews, he came out with his head bandaged up. He just took his stitches out from slicing himself open a week ago. So what does he do? To make HHH scared, he busts open the cut on air with punches of his own and it's bleeding like a faucet. Some insane stuff, but it definitely got the point across for the storyline.
Now much going on in the world of CDs. The only one to mention this time around is the newest from JT Money called Undeniable. For those who haven't heard JT Money stuff before, you're missing out.
3 Quick Thangs:
1. Today's birthdays? Evander Holyfield is 43 and doesn't have a clue about it. Irritating Ty Pennington of the home fix-it-up shows is 40. He needs Flair to bloody him up. Chris Kattan is 35, I'm not big on him either. And last, we have the infamous Omar Gooding and he's 29. Also known as Demetrius Harris from Playmakers or his hosting of Wild & Crazy Kids back in the day.
2. Today's random city to search for on Mapquest? Oldsmar, Florida. It's in the Tampa-St. Pete metro area. 11,910 people there in 2000, so there's your geography lesson.
3. 66 days till Christmas.