Major League Baseball Opening Day.
This is what a national holiday should be.
Every year, like every at bat, is a clean slate with no idea what’s going to happen.
I fell in love with baseball accidentally when my dear friend, and man crush at the time, Clayton took me to my first San Diego Padres game back in 1997. It was a day game and he bought me a field level ticket right behind first base. Our first baseman at the time was his man crush, Ryan Klesko.
At first sight it was the handsome Ryan Klesko’s muscular ass that had my attention. By the end of the game I was in awe that I had lived into my early 30s having never discovered the timing, the preciseness, the skill, the sportsmanship, the timing, the patience, the fun and the sheer luck that is baseball.
I was sold.
Best. Game. Ever.
Today marks my San Diego Padres 50th year as a major league team.
Fearsome has decided to add a new tune to his list of favorite holiday Christmas classics.
It’s Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg’s Emmy award winning Dick in a Box from SNL’s 2006 season.
Fearsome remembers watching the very episode of Glee, from whee this clip comes, the night it aired. He swooned. For the first time ever he witnessed two men sing this duet. For both of us it was a fantasy come true.
Not only a fantasy come true but one of the best performances of this classic ever.
Baby It’s Cold Outside – Glee
Fearsome continues his tradition tonight of posting his all time seasonal favorites.
Tonight’s selection is Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas.
Because? Because you, you deserve to be gorgeous!
🎵With Platform heels so high, you’ll look angels in the eye, and they will sing back up for you oo o ooo!🎶
’Tis the season to continue with Fearsome’s holiday tradition of posting his favorite holiday tunes.
Back again for yet another incredible performance here on Fearsome Beard, we welcome with open arms the Fabulous Babs Levine!
Have a Divine Christmas Darling!
After my last post I had to follow up with this little musical number.
The Internet Is For Porn -Avenue Q- Original Broadway Cast
Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas
You go Janet!
It was another of my regular Saturday nights out at the local gay disco in 1986, a disco called The Park. That cute guy I had met last weekend was out with me. His name you ask? Well like most really cute one, two or three weekend stands from that era of my life his name escapes me. However he was hot, or at least my memory says he was. One thing I do know for sure is that he was just slightly taller than I, he had dark hair and he could dance.
The mix of familiar pulsing music had us sweaty from a seemingly endless twirl on the dance floor. We took a break and stood in line to grab a couple cold draft Budweisers (it was the 80’s after all) when the pulse of music paused and the first few percussion beats of this new tune followed by those now familiar twinkle notes enveloped us. He screamed in his best queen for that moment voice “Oh my god, we have to get back out there! It’s Janet’s new song!” And the beers were forgotten as we lost ourselves back out on that dance floor to what would become one of may favorite all time Janet tracks.
What happened to that cute guy I’ll never know, but when I hear this tune I think of him…and when I think of him I smile.
Some 10, 11 or maybe even 12 years ago I started reading Spo Reflections. Little did I know that a friendship was in the making.
UrSpo & Fearsome
I read, he blogged. I read, he blogged. I added a comment, he responded. I read and commented, he blogged and responded. So it went.
Thursday of this week I went out to visit him and a few others in Palm Springs. A jolly good time was had by all. Ron was among them as well as Someone, Doug, Leon & Pat. Food, conversation, laughter and fun shared by all.
This here internet thingy doesn’t have to be isolating. All we have to do is get out and meet up.
Cheers to those I’ve met in person and those I’ve yet to meet.
The weekend is upon us and we are already more than a month into the year.
We need some silliness. Justin Timberlake’s new “Man of the Woods” video is silliness. Light, easy and fun, this tune got us up and going this morning.
Man of the Woods, it’s my pride!
…or is that kiltless morning distraction?
The Kilted Coaches are at it again. Crack on Brothers!
With appropriate timing we kick off the Christmas week on the last evening of Hanukkah with Babs Levine lip syncing one of Fearsome’s favorite Barbra Streisand Christmas tunes.
Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas!
Thank you for reading our blog!
This morning on our way to Philly we had a stopover and as we landed at San Fransisco International SFO we had the honor of seeing United’s last 747 on the tarmac before it’s final farewell flight today from San Fransisco to Hawaii.
I love 747s and thankfully have flown several of them over the years. Godspeed my friend.
Then after arriving in Philly we, Fearsome & meself, had the greater honor of re-uniting with an old friend and meeting a new one face to face for the first time. It’s been a wonderful day.
Vincent’s opening shouldn’t be missed. “Humes” as he refers to our species, are rather frightening. However enjoy this Halloween classic and have your own spooktacular party!
Vincent Price – Monster Mash