Friday, November 29, 2013

mixology 2013: the broncos

"When I first saw you standing there,
You know, it was a little hard not to stare.
So nervous when I drove you home,
I know -- being apart's a little hard to bear.

Sent some flowers to your work,
In hopes I would have you in my arms again.
We kissed that night before you left,
And now, it was something I could never forget.

You've got all that I need!

We're looking at all or nothing!
Babe?  It's you and I!  (With you?)
I know that I'm good for something,
So let's go and give it a try!  (We've got)

Our backs against the ocean --
It's just us against the world!
We're looking at all or nothing;
Babe?  It's you and I.
We're looking at all or nothing --
Babe?  It's you and I ...

"All or Nothing" by Theory of a Deadman.

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Hi, everybody!  (Hi, Stevo!)

I begin typing this exactly 48 hours to the minute from kickoff of what is arguably the single biggest, most important regular season game in Arrowhead Stadium's history.  Holy cow, Chiefs fans.  Are we ready?  We ready?  We ready?  For those jackasses from denver?

Hell yes we are!

Hope each and every one of you had an enjoyable holiday.  Mine wasn't too bad.  The tree is up; there's already five Chrismukkah gifts under it for various friends and family, and part of a sixth one as well.  (Still waiting on an item ordered this morning from NFL Shop, to complete that one.)  The turkey was good, the stuffing was great, the wine was plentiful, and my brother's new dog is adorable.  What more could you want?  (Other than a win Sunday, of course.)

Here's the Mixologist's Play List for the bronkeys game.  As always, if you're coming out, feel free to join us.  We'll be in our usual bat spot, at our usual bat time.  No early-in pass this week though; they weren't offered.  But the STH email said the gates open at 10am ... so we're wagering on 8:30am, with a side bet on 9am.  And if they were, then that means three of us are freaking retarded, and couldn't find the link.  And last time I checked, only one of the three of us has a rule thirty four, to describe his stupidity.

If you're coming out, and don't see something you want to hear on the Mixology List, please, send me a text, an email, or call me out on Twitter or Facebook with what you want, and I'll happily add it to the rotation.

Please remember though -- just because it's on there, doesn't mean it will play.  There are only three songs guaranteed to play no matter what -- "Penny Lover" (always kicks off Mixology for the day), "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" (for the classic sing-a-long it inspires), and "Somewhere Only We Know" (because it's my favorite song of all time).  So if you really want to hear something?  Hell folks, I have a D on my voter card.  I'm corrupt!  I'm buyable!  I accept bribes!

Enjoy the game everyone!

Mixology 2013: The broncos.
The list, in alphabetical order:

1. "Aww!  The denver broncos!", from "The Simpsons".
2. "Against All Odds" by Phil Collins.
3. "Alcohol" by Brad Paisley.
4. "All I Do Is Win" by DJ Khalid and Ludacris.
5. "All My Friends Say" by Luke Bryan.
6. "All My Rowdy Friends" by Hank Williams Jr.
7. "All Or Nothing" by Theory of a Deadman.
8. "Am I The Only One" by Dierks Bentley.
9. "Angel Eyes" by Love and Theft.
10. "Anna Molly" by Incubus.
11. "Are You In" by Incubus.
12. "Baba O'Reilly" by The Who.
13. "Back In The Day" by Brantley Gilbert.
14. "Beautiful Day" by U2.
15. "Best Of My Love" by The Emotions.
16. "Better Days" by Bruce Springsteen.
17. "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson.
18. "Black Betty" by Ram Jam.
19. "Boom!" by POD.
20. "Boot Scootin' Boogie" by Brooks and Dunn.
21. "Borderline" by Madonna.
22. "Bottoms Up" by Trey Songz and Nicki Minaj.
23. "Burn One Down" by Ben Harper.
24. "Bye Bye Bye" by NSYNC.
25. "Can't Be Touched" by Roy Jones Jr.
26. "Celebration" by Kool and the Gang.
27. "Chicks Dig It" by Chris Cagle.
28. "Cochise" by Audioslave.
29. "Come On Get Higher" by Matt Nathanson.
30. "Come Together" by the Beatles.
31. "A Country Boy Can Survive" by Hank Williams Jr.
32. "Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue" by Toby Keith.
33. "Dancing on the Ceiling" by Lionel Richie.
34. "Daydream Believer" by the Monkees.
35. "Desperado" by the Eagles.
36. "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love" by Usher.
37. "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Thelma Houston.
38. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" by the Animals.
39. "Don't Stop Believing" by Journey.
40. "Down" by 311.
41. "Down On The Corner" by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
42. "Down With The Sickness" by Disturbed.
43. "Downfall" by TRUST Company.
44. "Drink In My Hand" by Eric Church.
45. "Drunk On You" by Luke Bryan.
46. "Dust In The Wind" by Kansas.
47. "Easy Lover" by Phillip Bailey and Phil Collins.
48. "Electric Feel" by MGMT.
49. "Enter Sandman" by Metallica.
50. "Even Flow" by Pearl Jam.
51. "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" by the Eli Young Band.
52. "Every Monday" by The Marvelous 3.
53. "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" by Tears for Fears.
54. "Faded" by soulDecision.
55. "Find Your Love" by Drake.
56. "Fire and Rain" by James Taylor.
57. "Flake" by Jack Johnson.
58. "Float On" by the Floaters.
59. "Float On" by Modest Mouse.
60. "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins.
61. "Free Fallin'" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
62. "Fresh" by Kool and the Gang.
63. "F*ck Her Gently" by Tenacious D.
64. "Funny The Way It Is" by the Dave Matthews Band.
65. "Get It Like You Like It" by Ben Harper.
66. "Get Off Of My Cloud" by the Rolling Stones.
67. "Get Your Shine On" by Florida Georgia Line.
68. "Gimme Shelter" by the Rolling Stones.
69. "Gin and Juice" by Snoop Doggy Dogg.
70. "Go All The Way" by the Raspberries.
71. "Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac.
72. Theme Song from "Good Times".
73. "Got To Be Real" by Cheryl Lynn.
74. "Guerrila Radio" by Rage Against the Machine.
75. "He Stopped Loving Her Today" by George Jones.
76. "Here Comes The Boom" by Nelly.
77. "Here's To The Good Times" by Florida Georgia Line.
78. "Hey Jude" by the Beatles.
79. "Home" by Phillip Phillips.
80. "Hotel California" by the Eagles ("Hell Freezes Over" version).
81. "House Of The Rising Sun" by the Animals.
82. "Humpin' Around" by Bobby Brown.
83. "I Can't Go For That" by Hall and Oates.
84. "I Don't Remember Last Night" by Sunny Ledfurd.
85. "I Don't Want To Be" by Gavin DeGraw.
86. "I Got a Name" by Jim Croce.
87. "I Got My Mind Set On You" by George Harrison.
88. "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" by Elton John.
89. "I Hate Myself For Loving You" by Joan Jett and the Blackhawks.
90. "I Like It, I Love It" by Tim McGraw.
91. "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys.
92. "In Love With a Girl" by Gavin DeGraw.
93. "In My Head" by Jason Derulo.
94. "In The Air Tonight" by Phil Collins.
95. "In The Meantime" by Spacehog.
96. "In Too Deep" by Genesis.
97. "Innocent" by Our Lady Peace.
98. "It's My Life" by Bon Jovi.
99. "The Joker" by the Steve Miller Band.
100. "Jump!" by Kris Kross.
101. "Kids" by MGMT.
102. "Killer Queen" by Queen.
103. "Kiss On My List" by Hall and Oates.
104. "Layla" by Derek and the Dominoes (original version).
105. "Layla" by Eric Clapton (MTV Unplugged version).
106. "Let It Be" by the Beatles.
107. "Let The Music Play" by Shannon.
108. "Levon" by Elton John.
109. "Lido Shuffle" by Boz Skaggs.
110. "Like I Love You" by Justin Timberlake.
111. "Lips Of An Angel" by Hinder.
112. "Little Lion Man" by Mumford & Sons.
113. "Live While We're Young" by One Direction.
114. "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith.
115. "Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)" by the Hollies.
116. "Lose Yourself" by Eminem.
117. "Luckenbach, Texas" by Kenny Chesney and Kid Rock.
118. "Lucky Town" by Bruce Springsteen.
119. "Machinehead" by Bush.
120. "Maneater" by Hall and Oates.
121. "Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffett.
122. "The Memory Remains" by Metallica.
123. "Mixed Emotions" by the Rolling Stones.
124. "The More I Drink" by Blake Shelton.
125. "The Morning After" by Maureen McGovern.
126. "Mr. Telephone Man" by New Edition.
127. "No Diggity" by Blackstreet and Dr. Dre.
128. "North To Alaska" by Johnny Horton.
129. "Oh, Pretty Woman!" by Roy Orbison.
130. "One On One" by Hall and Oates.
131. "One Toke Over The Line" by Brewer and Shipley.
132. "One Step Closer" by Linkin Park.
133. "Out Of My Head" by Theory of a Deadman.
134. "Out of Touch, Out of Time" by Hall and Oates.
135. "Paint It Black" by the Rolling Stones.
136. "Penny Lover" by Lionel Richie.
137. "Piano Man" by Colton Dixon.
138. "Plush" by Stone Temple Pilots.
139. "Pretty Good At Drinkin' Beer" by Billy Currington.
140. "Private Eyes" by Hall and Oates.
141. "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People.
142. "The Remedy" by Jason Mraz.
143. "Rich Girl" by Hall and Oates.
144. "Right Here Right Now" by Van Halen.
145. "The Rising" by Bruce Springsteen.
146. "Rock and Roll Part II" by Gary Glitter.
147. "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele.
148. "Save Me, San Francisco" by Train.
149. "Say It Ain't So" by Hall and Oates.
150. "The Second Time Around" by Shalamar.
151. "Secret Lovers" by Atlantic Starr.
152. "Sexual Healing" by Ben Harper.
153. "Shambala" by Three Dog Night.
154. "She's Gone" by Hall and Oates.
155. "Shining Star" by the Manhattans.
156. "Shout" by Otis Day and the Knights.
157. "Simple Song" by the Shins.
158. "Slow Hand" by Conway Twitty.
159. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana.
160. "So Close" by Hall and Oates.
161. "Soldier" by Gavin DeGraw.
162. "Some Nights" by Fun.
163. "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye.
164. "Somebody To Love" by Jefferson Airplane.
165. "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell.
166. "Someday At Christmas" by Stevie Wonder.
167. "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane.
168. "The Space Between Us" by the Dave Matthews Band.
169. "Stand" by Rascal Flatts.
170. "Start Me Up" by the Rolling Stones.
171. "Stranglehold" by Ted Nugent.
172. "Sugar, We're Going Down" by Fall Out Boy.
173. "Summer Love" by Justin Timberlake.
174. "Super Freak" by Rick James.
175. "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond.
176. "Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns 'N Roses.
177. "Sympathy for the Devil" by the Rolling Stones.
178. "Tailfeathers" by Nelly.
179. "Take Me Home Tonight" by Eduardo Dinero.
180. "Take On Me" by a-ha.
181. "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" by Joe Nichols.
182. "Ticks" by Brad Paisley.
183. "The Time Of My Life" by David Cook.
184. "Time To Pretend" by MGMT.
185. "Toes" by the Zac Brown Band.
186. "Turn The Page" by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band.
187. "Unbelievable" by EMF.
188. "Underdog" by the Lost Trailers.
189. "Up Around The Bend" by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
190. "Up On The Roof" by James Taylor.
191. "Walk Away Renee" by The Left Banke.
192. "The Way You Make Me Feel" by Michael Jackson.
193. "We Are Young" by Fun.
194. "We're Not Gonna Take It" by Twisted Sister.
195. "What I Like About You" by the Kinks.
196. "What Is Life" by George Harrison.
197. "Word Up" by Cameo.
198. "Wouldn't It Be Nice" by the Beach Boys.
199. "Yeah!" by Usher feat. Ludacris and Lil' Jon.
200. "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" by David Allan Coe.
201. "1999" by Prince.

See ya Sunday!  If you still need tickets, I'll let you in on a little secret.  Go to kcchiefs.com.  Hover the mouse over Tickets in the menu bar, then click on NFL Ticket Exchange, then click on "Buy Tickets" next to the "my little ponies" game.  These are the cheapest prices out there, and you know they're legit, because its only season ticket holders (hey, that's me!) that are selling them to you.  As of this posting, there are 7 available at $80 or less, and a lot more available between $81 and $90.  If the resale prices you out of parking money?  The Bus leaves by 8:15am Sunday morning.  Don't be late.

Until then, to tide you over, do this, Chiefs fans.  Close your eyes.  Clear your thoughts.  Focus on the ramps after a humongous win.  The chops.  The chanting.  The shouts of joy.  Cool stuff, right?

Then imagine how sweet it's going to be, come 7ish on Sunday evening, to hear three words on a continual loop, walking down or up the ramps into the parking lots.  "F*ck The donkeys!!!!  (clap clap clap clap clap!)  F*ck the donkeys!  (clap clap clap clap clap!)"  Trust me folks -- NOONE will be louder, in shouting that obscenity, than this guy.

I am so damned ready for this game.  So damned ready ...

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