When it comes to basketball, my favorite sport, I was a little late to the game. It wasn’t until the age of 14 and the 1992 NBA Finals that I started to really take notice. And who wouldn’t? The Bulls versus the stacked Portland Trailblazers was a heck of a series. Even with Pippen, Drexler, Porter and the other stars, I was completely fixated on Michael Jordan. Of course I was; the whole world was fixated on him.
A little while back, a Facebook friend shared a link on my page. It was a petition to add Oderus Urungus as a playable character in the upcoming Mortal Kombat X. For those not in the know, Oderus was the lead singer of the band GWAR – a heavy-metal outfit made up of marauding space barbarians. They’re still around; in fact, I was a part of their fall tour. I was one of the slaves, humans who either volunteered or were captured and forced to work for their masters, GWAR. I manned the blood tanks, got my head chopped off, and at times played a 10-foot long dinosaur.
This was once (and may continue to be) my gaming blog, but I figured it’d be as good a place as any to host this. I wrote a LOT while on tour as a spew tech/slave for GWAR during fall 2014. I am a little guarded about what I wrote, but I wanted to share a few glimpses — 11, to be exact. They are in chronological order. I hope you enjoy them. Continue reading